Kia Ora Te Reo Maori

September 12th 2017
Celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori with this beautiful waiata by Raninikura Waitai-Henare

"Te Tuaititanga" was inspired by the beauty of Northland where Raninikura was raised, as well as the poetry of Kaumatua Papa Te Kai Makiha, her te Reo Maori teacher.

The waiata was chosen from entries to Hook, Line and Sing-a-long for a special prize sponsored by MusicWorks. Raninikura recorded at Porch Studios with the help of NZ Music Commission mentors Horo Horomona and Majic Paora.

Click here for resources to teach "Te Tuaititanga" or just enjoy this stunning track!

 

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