This very special CD of traditional Maori Music contains some historical recordings of great importance.  Contributors include the Rangitira Maori Opera Group, Turakina Maori Girls College, Hannah Tatana, and the Ohinemutu Culture Group.

The Rangatira Maori Opera Group consists of Makr Metakingi, Peter Keiha, Don Selwyn, Bob Hirini, George Henare, Joshua Gardiner, and Tutu Kainamu.

Turakina Maori Girls College Choir feature with 4 songs sung in their particular a capella style.

The Ohinemutu Cultural Group is one of the oldests and most highly respected Maori cultural groups. 

Mrs Paeroa Wineera is interviewed by Doctor T Barrow.  The late Mrs Wineera of the Ngati Toa tribe was the last exponent of her generation of the koauau - a small nose flute about 3" - 6" (7.5cm - 15cm) long.

Not many recordings are available of the late Hannah Tatana for she was blessed with what many regard as being the classic Maori voice.  She is accompanied on this recording by her brother Dave Tatana.

On the Traditional Maori Music CD:

  1. Pokarekare Ana (Rangatira)
  2. Haere Mai (Rangatira)
  3. Hei puru taitama e (Rangatira)
  4. Au e iwi e (Rangatira)
  5. Pa Mai/ Haere Ra e Hine (Rangatira)
  6. Hoki hoki tonu mai/ Manurere/ Kia papa mai (Rangatira)
  7. Karu karu (Rangatira)
  8. Hoki mai (Rangatira)
  9. Toia mai te waka nei (Rangatira)
  10. Hei aha te taku umu (haere mai) ( Rangatira)
  11. Oma rapiti (Rangatira)
  12. Matangi / Po Atarau (Rangatira)
  13. Tama Ngakau Marie (Turakina)
  14. Poi: Hokihoki tonu mai/ Turakina matou e/ E noho ata/ E ata ara (Turakina)
  15. Haruru ana (Turakina)
  16. Tahi nei taru kino (Turakina)
  17. Sounds of the Koauau (Wineera)
  18. Moe huri huri (Wineera)
  19. Te Kotiro (Wineera)
  20. Haere Pikare (Wineera)
  21. Puti puti kaneihana / Manuhere (Wineera)
  22. Rimu rimu (Tatana)
  23. Pakete whero (Ohinemutu)
  24. Huai huai (Tatana)
  25. Karanga (Ohinemutu)
  26. Taku ripene pai (Tatana)
  27. Haka kowiri (Ohinemutu)
  28. Titi tourea (Ohinemutu)
  29. Taku patu (Tatana)
  30. Karakia (Ohinemutu)



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