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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.
Paraone Gloyne, Waitete, te kurī a Tūrongo GLO003
Paraone Gloyne, Ara rē, ara rē GLO001
Paraone Gloyne, Mōteateatia te uri o Tūhoe Pōtiki GLO002
Te Wharehuia Milroy, Tai Aroha TWM002
Kīngi Kiriona, E Te Pouaka Whakaata Māori 2015 KIR008