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Tales from Te Papa - The Tale of the Hakawai

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2011

...it was literally hair-raising, and part of that was that I knew the story of the Hakawai and all of its mythical connotations. So just having that all come together with actually hearing it for the first time, it was a really thrilling experience.
– Te Papa curator Colin Miskelly on hearing the snipe for the first time