Digitised Image

[Postcard]. Tipirere. N.Z. M.C.E. Hoko Whitu-a-Tu. [ca 1940-1945].

Reference Number: Eph-B-POSTCARD-Vol-12-003-btm

Shows the words and a line of music for a song entitled "Tipirere". It is the Maori version of "It's a long way to Tipperary". The words are: "He roa te wa ki Tipirere / He tino mamao, / He roa te wa ki Tipirere / Ki taki kotiro. / E noho Pikatiri / Hei kona Rehita Koea. / He mamao rawa Tipirere / Ka tae ahua.The crest or logo of a Maori group, (the NZ M.C.E. or N.Z.M.E.C.) is shown at top left. The words around the edge are "Hoko Whitu-a-tu" (the 28 Maori Battalion).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ephemera, Photolithographs and Postcards, related to New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Maori and World War, 1939-1945 - Songs and music.

Part of:
[Postcard album of cards collected by Bessie Cornish. 1905-1920]., Reference Number Eph-B-POSTCARD-Vol-12 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s) on postcard in album.Offset print, on postcard 90 x 140 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

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