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He kupu tuku iho mō tēnei reanga: a critical analysis of Waiata and Haka as commentaries and archives of Māori political history Ka'ai-Mahuta, Rachael Te Āwhina (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)Prior to the arrival of Pākehā to Aotearoa/New Zealand, the Māori language was exclusively oral. However, this did not in any way impede the archiving of knowledge and history deemed important by tīpuna Māori. In fact, ...