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This old-style list page was updated in May 2002.
See the New-style Songlist - for a fuller range of songs and a fuller description of each.
Or the Maori song list

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Across The Line     sailor's memories
All Black Haka     Ka Mate, ka mate!
Apple Pickers' Ball     Henderson's Dalmatian community
Aotearoa    E Ihowa Atua     National Anthem
Auckland to the Bluff     sea shanty
Auntie Alice Brought us This     Goodtime band
Battle of the Waikato         jeering at colonial troops
Barb Wire Annie     rural mail lady
Billy the Bus     Stewart Island identities
Black Matai     Culler's Lament
Black Swans     gum    digging
Blue Smoke     troopship dreama
Blood Red Roses    
The Boers have got my Daddy     Boer War
Bright Fine Gold     miner's wife
By The Dry Cardrona     alcololic dream
Charlie's Bash     sly-grogging
C'mon Kiwi     social injustice
Chesdale Cheese     popular tv jingle
Christmas Songs     various songs
Come All You Tonguers     whalers cry
Crossing the Kaipara Bar     'the graveyard'
Davy Lowston     stranded sealers
The Day the Pub Burned Down     Save the beer!
Don't Be Afraid of the Sky     confronting dogma
Don't Dream It's Over     hope in an alienated world
Down the Hall on a Saturday Night     rural dance hall
Down Trou     student parody
Dulcie and the Moa     children's fable
The Dunstan     urbanite's dream
E Rere Taku Poi     poi song
E Ipo     Tui Teka love-song E Papa Waiari     stick game
E Papa Waiari     stick game
E Pari Rä     lament
The Eel     wading waistdeep!
Farewell to the Gold     miner's angst
Farewell to the Gumfields     1890s Northland
Ferdinand     Ranfurly Shield rugby
Fields Of The Gum     old mates
Ghost Gulls Of Picton     around the ferry
Gin & Raspberry     gold    mining
God Defend New Zealand     national anthem
Gumboot Song     a Kiwi icon
Gunners Battle 'Hymn'     army drinking song
Gutboard Blues     freezing    worker
Hakaru Races     painted pony scam
Hamilton     provincial blues
Healing Sound of Water     expat's dreams
Hills of Coromandel     nature's return
Hine E Hine     Goodnight Kiwi lullaby
Hoki Hoki Tonu Mai     'Come safely home'
Hole in the Hedge     suburban games
Hungover Liver     drinker's parody
I Got You     Split Enz
I Only Spoke Portuguese     whaler's romance
In My Little Whare     whitebaiting
In The Tararua Ranges     1940s trampers
I've Been Everywhere     all those towns!
Just One Little Number     travelling muso
Ka Mate     All Black haka
Kauwara Gold     chasing a dream
The Kiwi Express     Ch'ch to Dunedin
Ko Nga Waka     regimental haka
Ko'rareka     Whaler's R&R
The Lady loader    Driver     topdressing romance
Mahurangi Regatta     Old boaties
Me He Manu Rere     'If I had wings..'
McKenzie's Ghost     the sheep-stealer
Mihiwaka     colonial wife
Mum     Maori son overseas
My Old Man's an All Black     racial protest
My Tractor     Don't make it rain!
Now is the Hour     "The Maori Farewell"
NZ Christmas     crib in back    blocks
Okaihau Express     steam cream train
On The Ball     1880s rugby
One on a Tractor     Dagg carol parody
Packing My Things     failed gold miner
Poor Dim Sally     Sally joins a cult
Pokarekare Ana     "Oh, return to me'
Postholes     virtual rail freight
Pot o' Gold     Rainbow Warrior
Pretty Girl     goodtime band
Pukeko in a Ponga Tree     Christmas hangi
Putting on the Squeeze     always some rich b_st_rd..
Rainbird In The Tea    tree     drover's love song
River of Life     independent woman
Rugby, Racing & Beer     1960s pub culture
The Seal Children     Greenpeace
Scrub and Blackberry     farm nostalgia
Send the Boats Away     French nuc. tests
Shaky Isles     seismic politics
She'll Be Right Mate     real Kiwi joker
Small Town     you pass through me
Spider In The Bath     arachnid's phobia
Stable Lad     goldfields love
The State House Song     1950s working class bliss
Super    Man     aerial topdressing
Tahora (Don't Worry Mate)     farm folk festival
Tarakihi, the Locust     mythical Maori song
Taumarunui     steam train heartbreak
Taumata......     longest placename
Te Harinui     NZ Christmas
Ten Guitars     urban Maori singalong
The 'Terri' Song     army territorials
Thompson's Bus     off to Mangamahu!
Tihori mai te Rangi     Rain, rain, go away
Tophouse Lament     old pub closed
Tuapeka Gold     astute miner
The Tui in the Kowhai     our homeland Aotearoa
Uhi Tai     regimental haka
Up the Mangapapa     berko shearer
We Don't Know How Lucky     Fred Dagg irony
Whakaaria Mai     How Great Thou Art
Where is my Wild Rose?     OE in Ireland

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