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Waiata

Waiata: Wai o te rangi (‘Water of the Sky’)
Katherine Winitana and Ashleigh Berryman, written for Te Pae Kōkako - The Aotearoa New Zealand Opera Studio (TANZOS)
Waiata: Wai o te rangiKatherine Winitana, Rhiannon Cooper, Emmanuel Fonoti-Fuimoano, Alfred Fonoti-Fuimaono (guitar)
00:00 / 02:13
Wai o te rangi
Heke ki te whenua
Wai o te whenua
Rere ki te moana
Wai o te moana
Haere ki te rangi
Huri huringa ano
Toitū ngā tangata

Homai to Āwhina
Homai to wairua
Hoatu te Āwhina
Hoatu te wairua
Tiakina ngā tangata
Tiakina te whenua

Tihei mauri Ora!
Water of the sky
Fall to the land
Water of the land
Flow to the seas
Water of the seas 
Rise to the skies
Turn again
Sustain the people

Bring your support
Bring your spirit
Give your support
Give your spirit
Look after the people
Look after the land

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