Members of New Zealand's police force have charmed the nation again, this time with a heartwarming barbershop performance of Pōkarekare Ana. This week is Maōri language week and in recognition, Auckland City District Police's "Barbershop in Blue" group posted on their Facebook page a video of themselves singing a beautiful rendition of the much-loved Maōri waita, Pōkarekare Ana.
They wrote in their Facebook post, "Barbershop in Blue are BACK - and this time to celebrate Māori language week! Sing along with our boys to this classic kiwi waitata we all know and love :)"
The barbershop group is made up of police officers Lafoia Afoa, Matini Tamamasui, Wepiha Te Kanawa and John Afoa - who formed their group after Te Kanawa heard Tamamasui and Afoa singing.
They made their debut in April singing My Girl by The Temptations - watch the video below.
And they gave us all a good giggle with their Facebook post in April last year showing a screenshot of the accidental message they received from someone keen to get "blazed" on weed.
The message, sent to the police via a private message, asked "Oi bro when are we gonna get blazed with all your weed".
After receiving an automated reply from the messaging service, the sender sent back a response that read "whoops wrong person".
The police were quick to see the funny side of the situation and posted a screenshot of the messages to their Facebook page. They also used the message mishap to get out some safety-themed hashtags ahead of the Easter break.
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