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Dr Timoti Karetu - Ngā Tāonga Kōrero03/21/15
In a 1994 episode of He Puna Wai Korero hosted by Henare Te Ua (1933 - 2007), coverage features of the Sir Apirana Ngata centenary celebrations in which Ngata graduated from University in 1894. To honour his contribution to Te Ao Maori, Dr Timoti...
Robert Wiremu - Opera in the Pa
This year marks the 15th anniversary of Opera in the Pa at Rotowhio Marae, Te Puia at Rotorua. This year the event will commemorate the centenary of World War I and operatic arias will be adapted to familiar tunes of that period. Musical Director...
Nepia Takuira-Mita - Actor and Performer
Children are much harsher critics than adults, that's what actor Nepia Takuira-Mita says with a slight chuckle. 'They will tell you how it really is, they will say, what was that? he adds. That's the experience of actor and performer Nepia...
Maria Walker - Life imitating Art
Maria Walker directed the children's play Ngunguru I te ao, I te po, it's a play that is 95 percent in te reo maori and uses props, music and the odd English word to talk about the theme of the story. Having worked in theatre where Te Reo Maori is the...
Whakatāuki for 22 o Poutū te rangi (March) 2015
He Hono tangata e kore e motu, Ka pa he taura waka e motu. Unlike the rope of a waka, the bond of a human cannot be severed.
Whakatauki mo 15 o Poutū te rangi (March) 2015
Toitu te kupu, Toitu te mana, Toitu te whenua. Hold fast to Maori culture, with language, with mana and without land, the essence of being Maori will be lost.
Indigenous Convicts - Hindsight
The stories of Hohepa Te Umuroa of Ngāti Hau (Te Ati Haunui a Pāpārangi), Khoi San Leader David Sturraman and Aborigine Musquito are woven into a documentary produced by Lorena Allam and Louis Mitchell from the Social History show Hindsight broadcast...
Ngā Hua a Tāne Rore - The benefits of kapa haka
Dr Leonie Pihama and Dr Jillian Tipene of Te Kotahi Research Institute at The University of Waikato provide a brief analysis into their scoping report commissioned by Manātu Tāonga (Ministry for Culture and Heritage) and Te Matatini ltd. Te Kotahi...
Nuku - Symbols of Mana - Art exhibition
Bridget Reweti is the 2014 Blumhardt/Creative New Zealand Intern, at the tail end of her internship at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt she curated the recently opened exhibition Nuku: Symbols of Mana. The Pataka (storehouse) at The Dowse provided...
The Koha Table - Cannons Creek Porirua
Riana Hautapu says Koha is about unconditional giving and receiving. It's based on this concept that she now runs The Koha Table, a weekly service where anyone can visit the front yard of her home at Cannons Creek and help themselves to clothes,...
Whakatāuki mo 8 o Poutū te Rangi (March) 2015
Nōu te rourou, Nāku te rourou, Ka ora ai te iwi. With my basket and your basket the people with thrive. This week's whakatāuki is explained by Dr Leonie Pihama nō Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Māhanga, Nga Māhanga ā Tairi.
Ngā Tāonga Kōrero - Te Waka Huia
Henare Te Ua presents coverage of the 1986 Aotearoa Performing Arts Festival held in Christchurch. The winners of the competition at the 8th festival was Auckland based group Te Waka Huia. Highlights of their performance bracket, features.
Rowley Habib - Māori Writer
Rowley Habib grew up in Oruanui on the outskirts of Taupo, he attended Te Aute Boys College where his writing was encouraged by his peers. A writer, poet and playwright Rowley was the first maori writer to write a drama for television, what eventuated...
Whakarewarewa Village, Rotorua
Brother and Sister John Waaka and Mahora Wiston remember the dilemma their father Kuru Waaka faced when he was approached by Pakake Leonard to help establish the Whakarewarewa Village and the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI),...
Whakatāuki for 1 o Poutā te Rangi (March) 2015
Kia kawea tatou e te rehia. Let us enjoy the spirit of entertainment.
Nga Tāonga Kōrero - Tauranga Kapahaka Competition 1970
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.
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