Captain Wikiriwhi speaking, followed by two songs


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).


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.

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

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