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Reclaiming the Power of Pūrākau: Māui, Hine-Nui-Te-Po, Tīrairaka

Reclaiming the power of pūrākau, Robert Pouwhare, nō Ngai Tūhoe. Ahakoa he ngāhau, he hōhonu. The risks of Bowdlerism and the legend of Māui and Hine-Nui-Te-Po.
Reclaiming the Power of Pūrākau: Māui, Hine-Nui-Te-Po, Tīrairaka

Ānei te kōrero o Robert Pouwhare, nō Ngai Tūhoe. Ahakoa he ngāhau, he hōhonu. Robert talks about the risks of bowdlerism on storytelling using the legend of Māui and Hine-Nui-Te-Po as example. He then‌ presents the story as it was told to him by his koroua.

Here are the kupu to the waiata at the end.

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