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About "Hone Taiapa"
This song is a translation of the poem “On a theme by Hone Taiapa” written by "New Zealand's most distinguished Māori writer the late great Hone Tuwhare.

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In 1999 tragic personal events led to the creation of WAI. Partners in life and music Maaka Phat & Mina Ripia created WAI for the memory of Mina's pāpā Ture Tangata. Performing entirely in the Māori language WAI utilizes a Māori style of presenting their music not only in the structure and fusion but also in the delivery of their live show. WAI is a startlingly original c... more
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