Te Whakatōhea Maurua
Maxwell, T. K. (2013). Te Whakatōhea Maurua. Performed at Te Matatini World Championship Kapa Haka Competition, Rotorua International Stadium, New Zealand.
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Te Whakatōhea Maurua is a Whakaeke item that was composed to commemorate the rangatira of Te Whakatōhea that lost their lives in the colonial wars of the mid nineteenth century at the hands of the Te Arawa people who were loyalists to the Crown. This composition was composed also to bury the hatchet between Te Whakatōhea and Te Arawa. This composition was performed by Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti at the Te Matatini World Championship Kapa Haka Competition 2013