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Poi E

From director Te Arepa Kahi (Mt. Zion), this documentary tells the story of Dalvanius Prime and his iconic 1984 song Poi E by the Patea M?ori Club. Says Kahi, "In those times, it was the English songs that were known, but this M?ori song prevailed and made it to the top, because of the beauty and pride we have for our language... The world we live in today was in some sense paved by Dalvanius. The iwi M?ori radio stations, M?ori Television are all results of his hard work." Hide

1hr 32mins long

Stan Walker
Lynda Topp
Jools Topp