E Tama Hikairo
Maxwell, T. K. (2015). E Tama Hikairo. Performed at Te Matatini the World Championship Kapa Haka Championship, Hagley Park; Christchurch, New Zealand.
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E Tama Hikairo was composed to welcome Kīngi Tūeheitia's the Māori Kings first grandchild that was born in September 2014. Kīngi Tūheitia had Te Haahi Ringatū tūā (Christen) Hikairo. This composition talks about the royal genealogy of Hikairo that links him to all the iwi of the land and his special place in Te Haahi Ringatū. This item placed first overall in the choral section. This item was performed by Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti at Te Matatini the World Championship Kapa Haka Championship.