Captain Wikiriwhi speaking, followed by two songs

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Captain Matarēhua (Monty) Wikiriwhi (Te Arawa) of 'B' Company speaks on behalf of his men. Two songs follow: Te Arawa, about the arrival of the tribal waka at Maketu (based on the Ngāti Porou song Paikea), and Haere ra ngā hoia e (Farewell you soldiers).

Reference:

Track eight from Ake, Ake Kia Kaha E! Songs of the 28 (Māori) Battalion

Original sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero.

Submitter:
Submitted by mbadmin on Wed, 24/06/2009 - 12:41

Comments (1)

to mbadmin for submitting this. To hear my Uncle Monty singing and speaking was just amazing...