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Tihore

 

Tīhore

Tīhore mai te rangi

Tīhore mai

Mao mao mao te ua

Whiti mai te rā,

Mao mao mao te ua

Whiti mai te rā.

 

E rere kōtare

Ki runga pūwharawhara

Ruru parirau

Kei mate i te ua,

Ruru parirau

Kei mate i te ua.

 

E rere e noke

Mai i tō pokorua

Kei kī i te wai

Kei mate i te ua,

Kei kī i te wai

Kei mate i te ua,

 

Tīhore mai te rangi

Tīhore mai

Mao mao mao te ua

Whiti mai te rā,

Mao mao mao te ua

Whiti mai te rā,

e . . . i . . . e

Whiti mai te rā,

 

Clear up sky

Clear up

Stop, stop, stop rain

Let the sun shine

Stop, stop, stop rain

Let the sun shine

 

Fly, kingfisher

Onto the astelia bush

Ruffle the rain drops from your wings

In case you catch a chill

Ruffle the rain drops from your wings

In case you catch a chill

 

Escape, worm

Out of your burrow

In case it fills with water

And you drown

In case it fills with water

And you drown

 

Clear up sky

Clear up

Stop, stop, stop rain

Let the sun shine

Stop, stop, stop rain

Let the sun shine

e . . . i . . . e

Let the sun shine