Kōrero: Recording companies and studios

Maori love songs, 1962 (2 o 2)

Maori love songs, 1962

The Māori-language songs that provided some of the first-ever New Zealand-made recordings remained popular into the rock 'n' roll era. This collection of love songs was recorded on Viking Records in 1962 by St Joseph's Māori Girls College Choir. The songs are 'Pōkarekare ana', 'Hine, e hine', 'Pehia', 'Haere rā, e hine', 'Tēnā koutou' and 'Po ata rau' ('Now is the hour').

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection, Marguerite Hill

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Courtesy of Viking Sevenseas NZ

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Recording companies and studios - Homegrown hits, 1950s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/45099/maori-love-songs-1962 (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014