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Promoting the Cook Islands language with modern day music

Saturday 20 August 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Culture, National

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Promoting the Cook Islands language with modern day music
New Zealand’s Pacific Music Awards 2022 winners, the Cook Islands Samson Squad. From left: Tuteru Samson, Tautape Samson, Jay Samson and Rosa Samson. Pacific Music Awards. Photo: SUPPLIED/22081948

Cook Islands singing sensations the Samson Squad are rocking Pacific music lovers the world over with their winning arrangements of modern, hip and groovy urban music and the traditional language of Reo Māori Kūki 'Airani.

Cook Islands singing sensations the Samson Squad are rocking Pacific music lovers the world over with their winning arrangements of modern, hip and groovy urban music and the traditional language of Reo Māori Kūki 'Airani.


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