Benji Timu gives us an exclusive look into Te Vaka Takitumu groups journey to 'Te Maeva Nui NZ 2021'.
The film introduces some of the performers of Takitumu NZ and gives us insight to the process involved leading up to the competition.
Narrated by Vivian Hosking-Auē and supported by other members of the group.
*Refer to timecodes below
1:00 - Introduction
4:21 - Practices and insights by performers
8:50 - Costume making
13:06 - Vivian
15:55 - Cook Islands culture and Takitumu bond
17:50 - Favourite performances
Kapa Rima (action song) - 19:40
Pe’e (chant) - 28:47
Ute - 41:03
Imene Tuki (traditional hymn) - 49:42
Ura Pa’u (drum dance) - 58:08