10 May 2010

Hirini Melbourne, Part 1 - An Introduction

From Composer of the Week, 9:00 am on 10 May 2010
Hirini Melbourne

Hirini Melbourne Photo: University of Waikato


Dr Hirini Melbourne of Ngāi Tūhoe and Ngāti Kahungunu was a significant leader in the revival of Māori culture through his waiata and use of taonga pūoro .

Six programmes presented by Paul Diamond tell the story of Hirini Melbourne's life and work.

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