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Nau Mai Rā

Television (Excerpts) – 2017

Once I read Te Haumihiata Mason's te reo translation and her re-translation back into English, I was moved by the result. It's such an honour to sing in te reo, a naturally poetic tongue.
– Dave Dobbyn on the process of recreating 'Welcome Home' in te reo, on Dobbyn's website, 11 September 2017
I would challenge any Pākehā to know a little bit of te reo; to know the spirit of it, and to know the history.
– Dave Dobbyn on learning te reo Māori, in an interview for Te Kāea, 8 September 2017