Ngaio School

Our Place to Learn

Nga Iwi E

 

Ngā Iwi e (Ko Ngaio e)

 – Archie Tamanui

Kaea - Ko Ngaio e 

Katoa - E karanga e te iwi e 

Kaea - Kua eke mai nei

Katoa - Kua eke mai nei

             ki runga te marae e

Kaea - Mauri a mai 

Katoa - Mauri a mai

             e ngā mate o te motu e

 Kaea - Ki ngā tini roimata

Katoa - Ki ngā tini roimata

              e maringi whānui e 

Tama - A titiro e ngā iwi

Katoa - Titiro e ngā iwi

              ki ngā mahi o te motu

            E hora a tū nei e

Tama - A rū ana te whenua

Katoa – Rū ana te whenua

             whati ana te moana

Kaea - Auē te aroha

 Katoa - Auē te aroha

              te mamae i ahau e

Tama – Rū ana te whenua

             whati ana -Hi!

 

 

 

Leader - Ngaio School

All - The people call

Leader - As they come onto

All - As they come onto the marae

Leader - Bring with you

All - Bring with you the deceased

Leader – To weep over

All - Tears flow across the land

Boys - People take note

All - Look at what is happening

Throughout these islands

Boys - The land quakes

All - The land quakes, the sea breaks

Leader - Oh what love

All - Love and pain I feel

Boys - The land quakes, sea breaks.