He waiata i titoa mō te tamaiti rangatira. Hāunga ia te taha whakamoe, te whakatau i te mauri o te tamaiti. Ko tōna tikanga ake he whakaako i taua tamaiti ki ngā kōrero a tōna iwi, ki ngā mate hei rānaki māna, ki ōna tātai whakaheke, ki ōna whenua, me ērā tū āhuatanga-- E ai ki He Pātaka Kupu.
Waiata that retell the stories of ancestral journeys, places, whakapapa, pepeha, or significant historical events. They are often composed for and sung to children to acknowledge the child's ancestry or tribal history. Only include lullabies here if the content fits this scope. Use Waiata tamariki if in doubt.