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Saturday, October 6, 2018
Musician Moana Maniapoto asks how far Maori women have come
Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Pikiao, Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wahiao, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) reflects on the Black Pearls of Aotearoa, and asks, on the eve of our 125th anniversary of suffrage, how far have we come.
Black Pearl, precious little girl, let me put you up where you belong.
Black Pearl. The 1969 hit for Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, was the song that kicked me into the musical spotlight in Aotearoa.