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Nga Tāonga Kōrero - Tauranga Kapahaka Competition 197002/21/15
It was in the early 1960's that Māori came together to celebrate performing arts, the venue was held at the Tauranga Queens Elizabeth Memorial Hall. In 1970, Wiremu Parker (1914 - 1986) attended the event and talks about the various waiata sung by...
Ranui Ngarimu - Hosting Te Matatini 2015
South Island iwi Ngai Tahu are hosting the 2015 Te Matatini, the annual National Performing Arts competition that attracts tens of thousands of people from around Aotearoa. Marae, hotels, motels and homes will host up to 2000 performers from 45...
Matatini - A few thoughts
Attending a couple of summer festivals is a good way to record a wide range of opinions on a certain topic, Justine Murray asks a few people which Kapa Haka group will get their support at this year's upcoming Te Matatini National performing arts...
Kiwa Digital - Māori stories on a digital platform
Kiwa Digital's Māori development advisor Nikora Wharerau and Illustrator Munro Te Whata discuss the process of taking traditional māori Purakau (stories) and publishing these on a digital platform. The recently launched four-part series, Ngā Atua...
Whakatāuki mo 22 o Hui Tanguru (February) 2015
Mo tātou a Mo Ka Uri a muri ake nei. For us, and those that follow us. This week's whakatāuaki is explained by Ranui Ngarimu nō Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāi Tahu.
Nga Tāonga Korero - Apirana Mahuika
In this archival segment from 1989 Apirana Mahuika (1934 - 2015) talks about his role as the Chairperson of Te Runanga o Ngāti Pōrou, four years after it was established.
Pintupi Nine - Produced by NG Media
The Pintupi Nine is a family of two woman, their four sons and 3 daughters who were known as the last Aboriginal group to live as Hunter Gatherers in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. The family lived like their ancestors did for thousands of...
Whakatāuki for 15 o Hui-Tanguru (February) 2015
Whatungarongaro te tangata, Toitu te Whenua. As man disappears, the land remains.
Ngā Tāonga Kōrero - Sir Apirana Ngata at Waitangi
In an archival recording from 1940, Sir Apirana Turupa Ngata is at the opening of the Whare Runanga meeting house at Te Tii Marae, Waitangi. The opening coincided with the centenary celebrations of the signing of the Treaty. In his speech, Ngata talks...
What does Waitangi day mean to you?
Justine Murray asks the question at Te Ra o te Raukura whanau festival, Lower Hutt on February 1st, 2015.
Experiencing Te Ra o te Raukura
Kurt Komene is the tutor of the kaumatua kapahaka group Te Roopu Taikura o Te Kahui Herekawe, this year the group performed on stage at Te Ra o te Raukura. Kurt talks about the iwi connections and why the festival is another way to strengthen those...
Te Ra o te Raukura - Star Olsen
Every year Star Olsen sets up his stall at the Te Ra o te Raukura, the two day whanau festival, the trouble is he actually doesn't sell anything. His stall is his trusty van and he spends time soaking up the music and atmosphere. As one of the key...
Treaty Debates 2015 - Healing the past, building a future
This year's Treaty Debate panel is Peter Douglas CEO of Te Ohu Kaimoana; Jamie Tuuta CEO of Te Tumu Paeroa; Matiu Rei Executive Director at Ngati Toa Rangatira and Rahui Papa, Chairman of the Executive Board of Waikato-Tainui iwi, Te Arataura....
Whakatāuki for 8 o Hui-Tanguru (February) 2015
He honore, he kororia, maungarongo ki te whenua, whakaaro pai ki nga tangata katoa. Honour and Glory on high, peace on earth and goodwill to all people. This week's whakatauki is explained by Kurt Komene no Te Ati Awa.
Alice Te Punga Somerville and the Māori diaspora
"(The Manu Aute)…is shaped by its relationship to the ground and who is holding it, and the strength of the rope" Alice Te Punga Somerville. Academic Alice Te Punga Somerville uses the metaphor of the Manu Aute (a traditional Māori kite) to describe...
Putahi Pa, Wairoa
Those keeping the homefires burning (Te Ahi Kaa) are relied heavily upon to swing into action, by the whanau who live away from their Pā when, say a tūpapaku arrives and a tangihanga takes place. However, are the expectations realistic? And how...
Flying Flags and their relevance to Aotearoa on Waitangi Day
In an archival recording, Te Ao Pritchard of Te Ata Tino Toa, explains why flying the New Zealand and Tino Rangatiratanga flags alongside eachother on Waitangi day demonstrates the partnership as agreed to in 1840, between Māori and the crown.
"Tai timu, tai pari e kore e mutu taku aroha mōhau"The tide comes in, the tide goes out my love for you will never end
Ngā Tāonga Korero - Ratana Pa and The Holy Temple
In an archival recording from 1987, Haare Williams presents He Rerenga Korero, the episode delves into the History of the Ratana faith, and the architectural design of Temepara Tapu, The Holy Temple as explained by Rapina Aperahama.
Creating a Smoke free Aotearoa by 2025 is the mission of Te Ara Hā Ora Manager Zoey Martin-Hawke, helped along by the contribution of the former co-leader of the Māori Party, Dame Tariana Turia. As the former Associate Health Minister, Turia...
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