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Te Waka

Music by traditional, lyrics by Jay Sand

©2017 Jay Sand

A powerful haka, a traditionally aggressive, or at least mock-aggressive, Māori dance/chant, about keeping your canoe safe for the night. Listen to this haka, known as “Tōia Mai,” on the NZ Folksong site.

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