Major Reedy sends greetings to Ngāti Porou


Major Wi Pewhairangi Reedy sends greetings to Ngāti Porou together with a special message to Sir Āpirana Ngata hoping that the coming Christmas (1943) will be the last one the Battalion spends overseas before returning home. The tribal song Ngati Porou e follows. C Company men then perform a tribal haka led by Major Reedy.


Track ten from Ake, Ake Kia Kaha E! Songs of the 28 (Māori) Battalion

Sound file from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright.

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