‘Hold onto the dream’: Ka Whawhai Tonu theme song released today

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The composers for the film, Tiki Taane (Ngāti Maniapoto) and Arli Liberman, were challenged by the filmmakers to write a theme and closing song for the film that would emotionally, spiritually, and sonically lift the audience from the gravity of the historical kaupapa portrayed in the film.