Te Ahi Kaa
He Titiro Whakamuri - A look back on a few stories this...12/13/14
In the second to last episode of Te Ahi Kaa for 2014, Justine Murray features a few of her favourite stories produced this year, that includes the mass Haka Powhiri to commemorate 150 years since the Battle of Pukehinahina and setting sail on-board...
Amokura Panoho - The future of Parihaka
Parihaka was a thriving, entrepreneurial and peaceful community, led by its Prophets Tohu Kakahi and Te Whiti o Rongoma during the 1870s. That all changed when, on 5th November, 1881 Parihaka was invaded by Government forces. Both Tohu Kakahi and Te...
Māori Trade Training Its history and future
Dr Terry Ryan, Hemi te Hemi and Harry Westrupp have a shared interest in Maori Trade Training that was established in the 1950's and continued until the early 1980's. Dr Terry Ryan is well versed in Ngai Tahu Whakapapa and discusses how the initiative...
Whakatāuki mo 14 o Hakihea (December) 2014
Tu Ora, Tu Kaha, Tu Mana, Tu Maori. Be healthy, be strong, be proud, be Maori. This weeks whakatauki is explained by Justine Murray
Parade from Te Poho o Rawiri to C Company Whare
Second World War soldiers efforts during the Invasion of Normandy to locate the last surviving brother of four servicemen and return him stateside was the subject of Saving Private Ryan, the 1998 Steven Spielberg film. Maraea Rakuraku meets with...
Moana Callaghan and her whānau travelled from Maraenui to attend the three day commemorations at Te Poho o Rawiri pā, Gisborne as their father Wira Callaghan was a soldier in C Company of the 28th Māori Battalion. Following the powhiri at the pā on...
Gisborne Eastern Knights Chess club
Club Captain Noble Keelan has a very simple method of controlling the boisterousness that erupts at Tuesday night chess club at the Gisborne Eastern Knights - clapping. Yet, who can blame the members for displays of emotion. It is all business from...
Whakatāuki mō 7 o Hakihea (December) 2014
The way the sapling is shaped determines how the tree grows.
Kōkako - The Story of Tamanui
In 1999 the native Kokako bird Tamanui was removed from his home in the Moki Forest by Ngāti Tama and the Department of Conservation because of the threat caused by pests, stoats and wildlife. At the time Ngāti Tama pledged that the Kōkako would...
Marae civil resilience - Mock community evacuation
When Marae Nga Hau e Wha o Papararangi Marae in Wellington took in 42 evacuees following the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, they soon realised the marae was not well equipped to cope. So began their work to become earthquake-ready. Nine Marae in the...
Te Reo Wainene o Tua - Storytelling in Te reo māori
Tamati Waaka says that for many marae across Aotearoa there is always that funny whanau member that can tell a good story, whether it's an uncle or aunty, it's always that person who can tell a hardcase yarn. Tamati is part of Te Reo Wainene o Tua, a...
Whakatāuki mo 30 o Whiringa ā rangi (November) 2014
Te Hiahia tuturu ki te tiaki te Mauri o Paraninihi te mahi I mua kia oti ai. Te Rangatiratanga o Paraninihi mo nga iwi o Taranaki. The ultimate goal is to guard the mauri of Paraninihi, to continue the work so Paraninihi can stand as a leader for iwi...
Mālama Honua Hōkūle'a, and Hikianalia with Kat Lobendahn and Moani...
Maraea Rakuraku receives Waka101 tutelage from Kat Lobendahn and Moani Keala Keliikuli Heimuli members of the Mālama Honua Waka Voyaging crew traversing across Te Moananuiakiwa (The Pacific Ocean) bringing attention to the pollution of our seas. It's...
Hui Takataapui 2014 with David Kukutai Jones
David Kukutai Jones is a healer, maker of rongoa, librarian and the Chairman of the Māori Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender gathering - Hui Takataapui 2014 which this year was hosted at Te-Papa-o-Rotu Pā, Whatawhata.
Chris Huriwai and his Burning Bush moment
With an Anglican Mum and Ringatu Dad where's the middle ground if you're having a religious calling? Maraea Rakuraku catches up with Anglican priest Chris Huriwai who left for Jerusalem via America last week for an exchange with St Georges College.
Whakatāuki mō 23 o Whiringa ā Rangi (November) 2014
Haere mai ki ahau, ki Te Papa-O-Rotu ki te au Te Rena, ki te urunga te taka, ki te moenga te whakaarahia. Ahakoa iti taku iti, he rei kei roto. Come to me, to Te Papa-O-Rotu to the unstirred current, to the pillow that falls not and to the undisturbed...
Ngāti Pōrou and Rongowhakaata singer Caii-Michelle Baker was plucked from her hometown Tolaga Bay and mentored by the late Prince Tui Teka, she was only 17 years old. Since that time, she's enjoyed a career that has spanned three decades performing...
Julie Noanoa and Norm Heke - Māori Art
Māori Art for Kids is the new book released this week by artistic couple Julie Noanoa and Norm Heke. The book is the culmination of six months' of research for Julie, who concluded there was a lack of resources available for children that explained...
Tim Wigmore - Precious Cargo
Precious Cargo is an exhibition that takes a traditional māori tāonga and through its design, another interpretation of it's functionality is explored. Essentially Waka Huia were designed as intricate treasure boxes carved on the outside to equal its...
Whakatāuki mo 16 o Whiringa a Rangi (November) 2014
Whaia te iti Kahurangi, Ka tūohu koe me he maunga teitei. Pursue the noblest of intentions or goals, and if you bow your head let it be to a lofty mountain. This week's whakatāuki is explained by Moana Maniapoto nō Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Te Arawa.
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