Maxwell, T. K. (2012, October 1). Wairangi. Performed at Te Matatini World Championship Kapa Haa Competition, Rotorua International Stadium.
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Wairangi this composition was composed at the time Māori were in court with the Crown over the ownership of fresh water (water rights). It talks about Kīngi Tūheitia holding the Water Summit hui at Tūrangawaewae and proclaiming that the Water or Wai belongs to Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi. Performed by Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti at the Te Matatini World Championship Kapa Haa Competition 2013.