Te Ahi Kaa
Manu Tioriori - Narelle and Ellison Huata07/18/15
Narelle and Ellison Huata talk about the life and legacy of their father, the late composer, mentor and Māori performing arts teacher, Tama Huata.
Manu Tioriori – Te Kupu (Upper Hutt Posse)
Upper Hutt Posse began as a four piece reggae band in 1985, the original members were Dean Hapeta, MC Wiya, DLT and Blue Dread. The band's line-up has changed over the past three decades, but Dean Hapeta a.k.a Te Kupu remains the frontman. Upper Hutt...
Manu Tioriori - Regan and Sasha Perry
Regan and Sasha Perry are brothers, fathers and musicians. Roots and Reggae music has been their signature sound, but their music style is as eclectic as their upbringing. They moved from town to town but settled in Te Kuiti and grew up in the...
Skinwriting 2 - Miria George and Jamie McCaskill
Miria George wrote Niwa Begins and Jamie McCaskill wrote Kia ora Bro, issues of sexism and the stigma of not speaking te reo m-aori were the themes of their episodes. Both are also working on the month long Ahi Kaa festival in Wellington that begins...
Skinwriting Series 2 - Episodes 4 and 5
The drama continues in the second season of Skin Writing produced by Jason Te Kare. Award winning Playwrights Jamie McCaskill and Miria George wrote episodes for the radio drama serial set in a Taa Moko studio, Underworld.
Skin Writing Series II
The drama continues in the second season of Skin Writing produced by Jason Te Kare. Award winning Playwrights Whiti Hereaka and Jamie McCaskill wrote episodes for the radio drama serial set in a Taa Moko studio, Underworld.
Albert Belz - Playwright
Playwright Albert Belz talks about writing for radio, and how it compares to the stage and screen.
Jason Te Kare - Skin Writing concept
Skin Writing was developed to encourage more Māori writers to give writing for radio a go. It could have been a radio drama series set in a taxi, but when the concept of a Taa Moko studio came about somewhat unexpectedly, Jason hit the ground running....
Te Ahi kaa mo 10 o Haratua (May)
A family take a road trip to join the Wellington leg of the 2004 Foreshore and Seabed Hikoi. Aside from the normal sibling squabbles along the way, the trip provides the space and time to discuss how the proposed government legislation will affect...
The Battalion - Jim Moriarty
Te Rakau Hua o te Wao Tapu Trust is a theatre company that has performed in prisons, schools, marae, and even in the lounges of homes. Ngāti Toa actor Jim Moriarty has worked in film, television and theatre for the last forty years. The trust has...
The effect of War - Puawai Cairns
On April 18th the exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War opened at Te Papa, the National Museum in Wellington. As part of the curatorial team, Puawai Cairns has researched the lives of the some of the Māori men who fought at Gallipoli.
Helene Leaf and Anania Wikaira
In the Far North, Captain Harding Leaf is quite legendary. He fought in the first World War at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. An athletic man who also was known for his keen sense of humour, he served as Lieutenant in the Pioneer Battalion from...
Ngataiharuru Taepa is the Kaihautu Toi Maori, Director of Maori Arts at Te Putahi a Toi, The School of Maori Art, Knowledge and Education and Massey University, Wellington. He was invited to take part in World War 1 Remembered: A Light and Sound Show...
Artists Ngataiharuru Taepa talks about his tupuna (ancestors) who fought in the Land Wars, the First World War and World War II.
Māori Men of World War 1 - Puawai Cairns
Justine Murray visits Te Papa curator Puawai Cairns at her home and over a cup of tea, she shares a couple of photos from her research, she unravels the story of Lieutenant George Gardiner, who not only fought for his country, but made a name for...
The Road to The Rock - Piimio Mei
Piimio Mei was turned down twice to attend The New Zealand School of Dance in Wellington, but that didn't deter the 17 year old from pursuing her dream of becoming a Ballerina. A late starter to Ballet at 12 years old, Piimio was taught a few...
Whakatauāki mo 19 o Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2015
Ruia taitea, Ruia Taitea, Kia Tu ko Taikaha anake. Strip away the Taitea, the Sap. The heart is Taikaha. This week's whakatauaki is explained by Ngataiharuru Taepa no Te AtiAwa, Te Arawa.
Pūpūkahi I Ke Alo O Nā Pua - Mid-Pacific Institute
Lanakila Michael Casupanga teaches Hula at Mid-Pacific Institute, a college preparatory school for school children from ages 5 -18 years old in Honolulu, Hawaii. As part of their school programme, the Hula students and staff of Pupukahi I Ke Alo O Na...
Innovating Mātauranga and Re-searching Rangatiratanga
Teacher, Waiata Moteatea (Traditional Chant) scholar and researcher Dr Wayne Ngata attended the recent Kei Tua o te Pae conference held at Te Wananga o Raukawa, Otaki. In tackling the subject matter of Innovating Matauranga and Re-searching...
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park - Morrie Love
On March 25th this year, the official dawn blessing ceremony took place at the Pukeahu National War Memorial park, Buckle Street in Wellington. Built above the Arras Tunnel, the park provides a space for recreational activity and reflection. The park...
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