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Taringa - Ep 250 - Ngā Taonga - NZ Polynesian Festival 1986

Taringa - Ep 250 - Ngā Taonga - NZ Polynesian Festival 1986

July 29, 2022

Listening through the archives again, we feature and discuss 3 items from the 1986 Polynesian Festival (now called Matatini) held at the Q.E. II Park, Ōtautahi (Christchurch).

Taringa - Ep 237 - Ngā Taonga - NZ Polynesian Festival 1983

Taringa - Ep 237 - Ngā Taonga - NZ Polynesian Festival 1983

April 29, 2022

I te tau 1983 tū ai te Whetiwara Poronihia i Tomoana Showgrounds i Heretaunga kei raro i te manaakitanga o Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka āta matapakihia ētahi waiata haka anō hoki a ētahi kapa i tū ai i tēnei whakataetae. In 1983 the Polynesian Festival was held at Tomoana Showgrounds, Hastings under the care of Ngāti Kahungunu. A selection of items by some of the groups that competed in this competion are discussed .

Taringa - Ep 229 - Ngā Taonga - NZ Polynesian Festival 1981

Taringa - Ep 229 - Ngā Taonga - NZ Polynesian Festival 1981

March 4, 2022

We have another delve back into the archives to bring you some of the items performed at what is now called Matatini, in 1981.

Details of the Ngā Taonga excerpts featured are:

Excerpt 1 (10:11): Kaikōrero: Irirangi Tiakiawa. Haka: Te Arawa E - https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/catalogue/catalogue-item?record_id=231727

Excerpt 2 (18:15): Mangatū from Te Tairāwhiti - WHAKAEKE : Taku patu taku patu - https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/catalogue/catalogue-item?record_id=226892

Excerpt 3 (30:23): TANIWHARAU from Waikato - POI : Nga ra o Hune (comp. Princess Te Puea. The poi runs into the Whakawatea.) -  https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/catalogue/catalogue-item?record_id=226910

Excerpt 4 (50:49): Ngāti Rangiwewehi - CHORAL : Te Rina. (lyrics by Tommy Taurima of Ngāti Kahungunu. The duet is sung by Gus and Leah Ratana.) - https://www.ngataonga.org.nz/collections/catalogue/catalogue-item?record_id=226898

 

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