Major Wi Pewhairangi Reedy sends greetings to Ngāti Porou together with a special message to Sir Āpirana Ngata hoping that the coming Christmas (1943) will be the last one the Battalion spends overseas before returning home. The tribal song Ngati Porou e follows. C Company men then perform a tribal haka led by Major Reedy.
Track ten 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.