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Tāmata Toiere aims to provide comprehensive information about waiata and haka (Māori song, chant, and dance). Where possible, this will include the lyrics, a translation, an explanation of the context behind the composition and the reasons it was composed, a biography of the composer, an audio file, a video file, any photos of relevance, and a list of references for further study.

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Composer Song Title Year Reference No.
Kingi Kiriona, He Waiata Tangi mō Tīmoti Te HeuHeu 2012 KIR006
Kingi Kiriona, Poukai ki Te Arawa 2012 KIR005
Kingi Kiriona, Te Ōhākī o Wiremu Tāmehana 2011 KIR004
Kingi Kiriona, Te Hono ki Rarotonga 2009 KIR003
Kingi Kiriona, Te Piki Tūranga 2007 KIR002