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The sound of native New Zealand. To visit New Zealand and not hear or see a Maori war chant - Haka, is virtually impossible. The haunting and powerful haka is an experience not soon forgotten. From powerful vibrations created by stomping feet, to the flexing and tearing of hand and body movements to the unforgettable intensity of facial and wide-eyed stares, the haka is culture staring right at you. This collection is a pleasant listen, with the wonderful Polynesian beat and delightful singing and chanting. Includes 18 different chants and songs. An excellent overview of the Maori musical tradition.

1. Whakatongo Ki Te Reo   10. Tangihia
2. E Rere E Hika E   11. Toia Mai
3. Ruaumoko   12. Ki Te Pirangi
4. Pokarekare   13. Mau Mai
5. Pania of the Reef   14. The Lord's Prayer
6. Whakaria Mai   15. He Wawaia - Po Atarau (Now is the Hour)
7. Poi E   16. Te Rangipoi Marie
8. Hei Kohei Ra   17. Ka Mate Ka Mate
9. Utaina   18. Hoki Hoki
 
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