9 May 2006

He Rerenga Kōrero - Part One

From the collecton Treaty of Waitangi

A two-part programme made in 1984, when Māoridom was on the march for the second time in a decade. The Waitangi Day protest walkers began their kotahitanga hikoi from Turangawaewae Marae en route to Waitangi.

Narrated by Haare Williams, speakers include Sir James Henare, Tuaiwa Rickard, Judge Eddie Durie, Henare Tuwhangai, Ratima Rolleston, Pateriki te Rei, Hohua Tutengaehe, Matiu te Hau, Tupi Puriri and Tony Simpson. Haare Williams reads the poem 'Hikoi.'

Sound Archives MPT 4937