Our school operetta was called Turangawaewae. It was all about the history of our place, and our item was about the great Migration of Maori to Aotearoa.
Here is our item:
IMG_0719 from Ham East on Vimeo.
|The koruru was mounted on a bamboo pole so it could be put on top of the whare after it was built.|
|Rehearsal in the hall|
|The waka turns miraculously into a whare|
|We are Tainui and we claim this land!|
|The people look out to sea.|
|We arrive in our mighty sea-going waka from Hawaiiki|
|Here is our fire.|