22 Jun 2015

NZ Retro - Maori showbands

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:19 pm on 22 June 2015

NZ Retro Maori showbands

NZ Retro recalls the golden age of Maori showbands. These were entertainers who took their traditional songs and sense of fun, blended that with the pop songs of the time, added hard work and discipline.

Simon Mercep is joined by the Modern Maori Quartet - James Tito, Matariki Whatarau, Maaka Pohatu, Francis Kora and Matu Ngaropo to talk about the good old days of the Maori showbands.

Nga Taonga Sound VisionArchival audio supplied by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

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