Nga Puawai o Ngapuhi

"Here we are, the fruit of our parents' hard work, blossoming before them."

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HE WAIATA

Kia ora e te iwi, Kiriana here with a waiata i composed many years ago! Enjoy!

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Ngoi Ngoi- (LIVE) Patea Maori Club

WAIATA O TE RA - SONG OF THE DAY

The waiata for today is a oldie but a goodie. Hoping this beautiful waiata inspires you to be like Ngoi and follow your heart, smash your dreams, serve your people, be humble and awesome!

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Waiata o te ra - Song of the day

The song we have choosen for today is a beautiful waiata called "Nga Puawai o Ngapuhi" 

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WAIATA O TE RA - SONG OF THE DAY

Ko te waiata mō tēnei rangi ko "Anei ko Hono Heke e". Kaore ahau i te moohio naa wai i tito engari i ako ahau i teenei waiata ki ta Te Kupenga i nga tau 1980 ki te 1989 i raro i te ringa tohu a Henare Mahanga. 


The song for today is "Anei ko Hono Heke". The composer is unkownen however i first learnt this song in the early 80s with Te Kupenga Midgets of Otara, South Auckland under the tutoring of Henare Mahanga o Ngapuhi.

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Waiata - 'Ngoi Ngoi' - You cant help but sway, stomp your waewae....

I found a great video footage and needed to share it! 

One of my favourite iconic waiata of the 90's!

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He waiata - Homai Tō Poho

A song that acknowledges the connections between groups of people and written by Kuini Moehau Reedy.  

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WAIATA O TE RA - Tangi a te ruru

The waiata i have chosen for today is a goodie but an oldie. Ive always sung this song for many different kaupapa. 

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WAIATA O TE RA - NGA WHAKAMOEMITI

Atamarie e te iwi!

Good moooooorning everybody!

Ko te waiata moo teenei wiiki ko "Te Pu" he waiata i akona ahau i te kohanga reo o Awhireinga ki Tamaki Makaurau

The song i have chosen this week is called "Te Pu" a song i learnt at Te Kohanga Reo o Awhireinga, Auckland. 

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WAIATA O TE RA - KA WAIATA KIA MARIA

Ko te waiata i tipakohia e au i teenei rangi ko "Waiata kia Maria". 

The waiata i have chosen for today is "Ka Waiata kia Maria"

He waiata himene tino parekareka ki ahau. Ka waiata i tenei waiata mo nga momo hui katoa. 

This is one of my all time fave hymns. This waiata is used at most hui. 

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WAIATA O TE WIKI - MATARIKI NA WHAEA KIRIANA

E AKU TII

E AKU TAA

TIHEI MATARIKI!

Kua tae te wa e hika ma! Kia maatiro atu ki te toi o nga rangi, tiikina atu i nga mahara mo te tau kua hipa, kia maumahara ki a ratou ma kua wheturangitia, a, kia kite i te ahuareka o te noho tahi a nga teina me nga tuakana hei whaanau kotahi!

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He Waiata - Muramura

A beautiful upbeat waiata to uplift spirits and fun to learn with whanau and friends!

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Waiata o te wiki - "Pokarekare Ana"

I wouldn't call it a national anthem … I think it's deeper than that. – Howard Morrison (nzonscreen.com)

It's a mesmerizing type of melody ... It's easily remembered, most of the pertinent words are easily remembered and I think even for the hardened kiwi who's singing it, it still conjures up some interior view that that person holds for this country that we're in.– Late broadcaster Henare Te Ua (nzonscreen.com)

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He kākano āhau - Stan Walker

One of the waiata that cement Stan as a modern day leader in the normalization of te reo

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Te Matatini Festival — What its all about

Previously known as "The Polynesian Festival" .. in 2004, the name Te Matatini was given to the event by Professor; James Te Wharehuia Milroyan expert in Maori language, tikanga and Māoridom,

Te Mata meaning "the face"

tini denoting "many" —translating the meaning of Te Matatini to "the many faces".

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