Padre Hūata and Lt-Col Fairbrother in Taranto

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Padre Wiremu Te Tau Hūata (Ngāti Kahungunu, Waikato) makes introductory comments in Māori about the Battalion and then introduces the Battalion's Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel Monty Fairbrother, who makes a situation report. The himene Au, e Ihu (O Lord look down upon me) is followed by the blessing. Recorded in Taranto, Italy, November 1943.

Reference:

Track one 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.

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Submitted by mbadmin on Tue, 09/06/2009 - 10:28

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