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An Aria A Day #155

‘Pokarekare Ana’

10th October, 2020

From lockdown with her newborn Sammy, Anna Leese performs the traditional New Zealand love song, ‘Pokarekare Ana’.

Thought to have been composed in the early 1900s, the Māori song enjoys widespread popularity around the world, having been adapted for multiple purposes, including for advertising and by sporting groups.

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