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Subject Source: Ngā ūpoko Tukutuku / Māori Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Koro Dewes Collection - oral histories and waiata gathered by Kapunga Matemoana ('Koro') Dewes in the 1960's-1970's

 Collection — Box Location: 54/C/1
Identifier: dewk
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of copies of recordings made by Koro Dewes. Recorded from the 1950s to 1970s in Te Reo Māori, with some English, it contains whaikōrero, tikanga, whakapapa, waiata, hui, and oral histories. Though previously primarily associated with Ngāti Porou this collection contains recordings from across the motu.

Dates: 1960's-1970's

Ngāti Porou songbooks

Identifier: 1974-006
Scope and Contents These songbooks (two manuscript and one photocopied) were deposited by Koro Dewes in 1974, apparently to be copied and then bound with an introduction by Mr Dewes. A handwritten title states: "Maori Literature. Dance poetry etc from the Mss Bk of Mrs Ngoi Pēwhairangi, Te Hokowhitu-a-Tu Group of Te Whanau-a-Ruataupare (Ngati Porou) at Tokomaru Bay. Te Hokowhitu-a-Tu was founded by Miss Tuini Ngawai in the 1930's. Copied per Koro Dewes, Senior Lecturer in Maori Language, Dept. of...
Dates: 1939-1974