E tama na tau e 

E tama na tau e takoto mai ra koe
I te anuanu i te mataotao e…..i
Ka tuhi o toto

Ka rarapa i te rangi he uira he kanapu te….. i
Tohu o te Ariki

Tera pea koe kei runga i te waitapu
Kei te toka tu ki waho ra te…..i
Kawa i aitu

Te kawa ia maru i to atua ra na…..i
Na koutou ra

Kei whakahi ki te uru ki…..i
Nga iwi nunui

Kia peratia hauraki me ihumotomoto kia me…..i
A maikukutea

Na te ngaru i ta ki te one i pae ai e…..i
Tona rite ia

He hinga nga ika kei te akau
He paenga whakairo
Ki rotō o Kaiweka e…..i
Te nui ati ue

I a Te Aramoana nana i ue mai
I maunu atu ai
Te Puhi o Te Arawa e…..i
Nga tapiri o rehua na

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