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Tai Aroha
This lovely waiata was composed by Te Wananga o Aotearoa in Rotorua. The waiata is telling you how aroha is like the tide of the ocean. It is a universal song and sung at any hui. The tune is a hard one to remember but the actions are tino pai.
 
     G                              C                D 
  Ko te aroha aano he wai
       G                C       D
   E pupuu ake ana
                    G           C             D        G
   He awa e maapuna mai ana
                  C                 D                G        C     D       
   I roto i te whatumanawa
        
 
 *  D                     G                      C            D
   Ko toona mataapuna he hoohonu
   
      D             G            C          D
   Aa ina ia ka rere anoo  (repeat *)
 
          C       G                    C     G
   he taitimu, he taipari
        C      D                C      D
   he taiope, he tairoa
    D                  G  C  D
   he tainui     (3x)