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  • E Ara Apanui

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012)
    E Ara Apanui recites the genealogical links between the Te Whakatōhea iwi and the host people of the Te Whānau a Apanui iwi. This new composition was performed by Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti at the Mātaatua Regional Kapa Haka ...
  • E Kui Rāwinia

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015)
    E Kui Rāwinia; this composition is a lament to a Te Whakatōhea chieftainess who married the paramount Ngāti Porou rangatira Tokorua (Toko) Te Kani. This composition recites the genealogical ties between the East Coast iwi ...
  • E Tama Hikairo

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-01-22)
    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 ...
  • Hai aha te hoko

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012)
    This new composition was performed by Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti Kapa Haka at the Mātaatua Regional Kapa Haka Competition. This composition placed first in the Whakawātea category.
  • Hāwatewate

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-01-08)
    Hāwatewate; this composition is in remembrance of the hanging of the Ōpōtiki missionary Rev Carl Sylvius Volkner by the Hauhau, Kereopa Te Rau of Ngāti Rangiwewehi of Te Arawa. As a consequence the Te Whakatōhea chief ...
  • Horowaewae

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012-09-13)
    Horowaewae is dedicated to Horowaewae Maxwell a Te Matatini Lifemember. Horowaewae is from the Rotorua area and the Te Arawa iwi. He is a foundation member of the champion kapa haka Ngāti Rangiwewehi. Horowaewae has been ...
  • Huikau

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012)
    Huikau is dedicated to my life long mentor and educator Mrs Ema Rogers who imparted her knowledge of Te Haahi Ringatū and things Māori to me. She housed me for months while I reseearched my MA Thesis Te Kōpura. Mrs Rogers ...
  • Kirihaehae

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    A haka composed about moko. My grand aunt Tangiwai took the moko chin tattoo so when the man from Tauranga, Kōraurau Te Kani that she had been betrothed to arrived at Whitianga Bay on the East Coast of the Bay of Plenty, ...
  • Kōkō Kehe

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013-11-11)
    This composition placed first in the Poi Composition section. Kōkō Kehe; this composition is about a fish species namely the Kehe. This composition talks about the appearance of this fish it has grennstone pounamu like ...
  • Matéria

    Williams, Michael; Chiappinelli, Massimiliano; Orlandi, Biagio (2015)
    This piece was commissioned by leading Italian piano and saxophone duo Massimiliano Chiappinelli and Biagio Orlandi. Matéria is included in a national and international tour by the duo who will also be recording it in 2016.
  • Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti Kapa Haka

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013-02-21)
    Te Matatini is the World Champion Competition. Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti; Pool performance on Day 1 of the Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Competition. Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti placed second in the pool and qualified for the Top 9 ...
  • Poi Apakura

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    Poi Apakura portrays the battles both pre European contact through to the land wars and the confiscation of 400,000 acres of Te Whakatōhea land s in 1865 with the killing of the missionary Rev Catl Volkner known as Te ...
  • Taku Rāta Tūtahi (composed 28 Oct 2013)

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014)
    Taku Rāta Tūtahi is a lament dedicated to my daughter Kaaterina Ataria Ariha Maxwell who passed away suddenly on the 23 March 2013. This composition talks about the pain of a father for his daughter and how at times life ...
  • Tāwharautia Aotearoa

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    Tāwharautia Aotearoa was composed in opposition to the National Governments attempt to remove Section 9 of the Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi which would give the Government power to sell State assets. Performed by ...
  • Te Ika Huirua o Te Mate

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2015-02-12)
    This composition is a lament to two staesman of the Māori world Apira Mahuika of Ngāti Porou and Tama Huata of Ngāti Kahungunu. Both men were giants in their respective areas, governance, tribal politics cultral revival ...
  • Te Poutikanga

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014-01-25)
    Te Poutikanga was composed to pay homage to the newly appointed spiritual leader of Te Haahi Ringatū Mr Wirangi Pera who was appointed on the 1 January 2014. This composition was performed by ŌpōtikiMai Tawhiti at the ...
  • Te Tarata

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2014-10-10)
    This composition placed second in the Haka Composition Section. Te Tarata this composition commemorates the battle of Te Tarata in Te Whakatōhea 15 October 1865. This was the aftermath of the killing of the missionary Rev ...
  • Te Whakatōhea Maurua

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2013)
    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 ...
  • Wairangi

    Maxwell, Te Kahautu (2012-10-01)
    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 ...