Tūī Matira Ranapiri-Ransfield

Tēnā rā koutou katoa kai aku rau rakatira 

He uri tēnei nō Tahupōtiki rāua ko Hamo-o-te-raki.

Ko Nuku Mania te mauka

Ko Ōrakaia rātou ko Waikekewai, ko Waitatari, ko Waiwhio kā awa

Ko Waihora te roto

Ko Te Kete Ika a Rakaihautū te moana

Ko Taumutu te rūnaka

Ko Riki Te Mairiki Ellison te wharekai

Ko Hōne Wētere te wharekarakia

Ko Kāti Moki, ko Kāti Ruahikihiki

Ko Uruao, ko Tākitimu, ko Te Ārai-te-uru kā waka

Ko Huriwhenua Hori Kerei rāua ko Tini Paana Taiaroa ōku tīpuna

Heke iho ki a Kiti Paana Parata Taiaroa Ranapiri tōku tauā

Ka puta ki waho ko tōku matua ko John Wiremu Te Taotahi Ranapiri

Ka rere tō mua ko ahau ko Tūī Matira Ranapiri-Ransfield.

Tūī is a descendant of Ohomairangi and Mākuratawhiti of the Ngāti Ohomairangi people. She is a highly skilled Māori performing artist, creator, composer, vocalist and tutor. An expert in mau rākau a Matarua, Māori weaponry, she teaches the art of patu (short clubs) throughout Aotearoa, Australia, and in London, UK.