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#1 Hedgoth

Posted 06 February 2013 - 06:33 PM

Happy Waitangi Day to my fellow kiwis original.gif


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0pWejAnLUQ



#2 QuisbySchmoo

Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:04 PM

Back at you.  Happy Waitangi Day original.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hszpsL4rXxg


#3 RynandStompy

Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

And to add to the party:

Fa Freddy's Drop

and my most favourite Kiwi song, Fly My Pretties, Singing in My Soul

...plus I looked for the original version of Love Your Ways but couldn't find one.

Kia kaha



#4 Chelli

Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:02 PM

Happy Waitangi Day from an Aussie who really admires the way your culture is honoured original.gif

#5 Hedgoth

Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:27 PM

Foogle that was cool. My dad was a captain with the union steamship company and he was also out at sea during that storm.




#6 ~ky~

Posted 07 February 2013 - 03:49 AM

I just looked at a copy of the treaty and for the first time, have seen up close the signature of my ancestor, Tamati Waka Nene, a Nga Puhi chief.

DS was supposed to be born by elective caesar on Waitangi day 10 years ago but the obstetric surgeon remembered on the 4th that it was a public holiday and he was supposed to be playing in a charity golf tournament, so DS was born on the 5th! I got heaps of visitors the next day due to it being a public holiday (and fascination as to what a massive premmie baby looked like).

Happy Waitangi day for yesterday.

My all time favourite song - the video was filmed near where I grew up.

Sensitive to a smile - Herbs

Edited by ~ky~, 07 February 2013 - 03:57 AM.





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