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Kia Korero Mai - 01022015 - Te Rata Hikairo30 Jan 2015 12:39
Te Rata Hikairo-Ngapuhi Muslim| Ngapuhi maverick David Rankin grabbed headlines this week with a call for a ban at Waitangi on anyone wearing the burqa, a traditional head covering for some Muslim women.He says Islam is a direct threat to Maori culture and rangatiratanga, and there are droves of Maori converting to the religion.That view is not backed up by the census which shows there are only about 1800 Maori Muslims, and long time attendees at Waitangi say they have never seen a burqa during Treaty of Waitangi commemorations, nor have they seen Mr Rankin there.In Korero Mai Ki Ahau on Saturday, we speak with Ngapuhi Muslim Te Rata Hikairo on his faith and the negative media coverage of Islam.
Kia Korero Mai - 02022015 - Tunuiarangi Mclean30 Jan 2015 12:36
Tunuiarangi Mclean | On Monday a new partnership school or kura hourua opens at Nga Whare Waatea marae in Mangere. It will offer a blend of kura kaupapa and Steiner principles to a decile one community where poverty, poor health, and low achievement in mainstream education are continuing problems. This week in Korero Mai Ki Ahau we talk to trustee Tunuiarangi Mclean about the kura’s aspirations and what Te Kura o Waatea can do that other local schools and kura kaupapa can’t.
Kia Korero Mai 25012015 - Mataara Wall - Ratana23 Jan 2015 14:03
Te Maramatanga - Kingi Taurua talks about the Ratana Movement from its humble beginnings of Tahu Potiki Wiremu Ratana.
Kia Korero Mai 24012015 - Henare Kingi23 Jan 2015 13:57
This week Kingi Taurua talks with Henare Kingi about events at Ratana. Is it becoming too political ? What can we expect from our parliamentary representatives in 2015 ? Kia Korero Mai with Kingi Taurua and Henare Kingi
Kia Korero Mai Special - 11012015 - Tame Iti08 Jan 2015 11:21
REPLAY: Eru Morgan talks with Tame Iti about the Tuhoe Terror Raids and life now
Kia Korero Mai Special - 10012015 - Te Keepa Stirling08 Jan 2015 11:09
REPLAY: Eru Morgan talks wtih Te Keepa Stirling on the former Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples Maori Language Strategy - Te Maataawai
Kia Korero Mai Special - 03012015 - Awanuiarangi Black22 Dec 2014 12:15
This year marked the commemoration of the 1864 Battle of Pukehinahina-Gate P. It drew more than 10,000 people to the battle site in the middle of Tauranga, including 500 warriors who performed a special haka peruperu written by Awanui Black and Reweti Te Mete. In Kia Korero Mai this Saturday, Awanui talks to Eru Morgan about Te Pakanga O Pukehinahina, what the land wars mean to Tauranga Moana 150 years on, and what the future holds for the region’s iwi.
Kia Korero Mai Special - 04012014 - Te Atawhai Tibble22 Dec 2014 12:12
The views of 5000 Maori representing a cross section of the whole Maori population has been distilled into Te Kupenga, a ground-breaking report on Maori well-being that should provide a substantial meal for Maori researchers, iwi planners and policymakers. In Kia Korero Mai on Sunday with Eru Morgan, Te Kupenga project manager Atawhai Tibble breaks down the findings and explains how Statistics New Zealand came up with them
Kia Korero Mai Special - 27122014 - Huirangi Waikerepuru22 Dec 2014 12:03
Earlier this year Maori Television celebrated its10th Birthday. One of the people who laid the groundwork for it, and who led the opening ceremonies 10 years ago, was Huirangi Waikerepuru of Nga Kaiwhakapumau I Te Reo Maori, the Wellington Maori Language Board. Huirangi was on hand for the birthday celebrations, leading the karakia. In Kia Korero Mai on Saturday, Eru Morgan talks to Huirangi about the claim for the language and the achievements of the channel in its first decade
Kia Korero Mai Special - 28122014 - Tawhirimatea Willams22 Dec 2014 11:57
More than 1000 people gathered in earlier this year to be in Ngaruawahia for the discussion of the future of the Kohanga Reo movement. In Kia Korero Mai this Saturday Eru Morgan talks to Tawhirimatea Williams, who has taught hundreds of teachers for kohanga and kura. They discuss the changes that need to be looked at, and look back at the origins of kohanga, when it seemed te reo me ona tikanga was all that mattered and communities would create kohanga even if they had no money.
Kia Korero Mai - 20122014 - Pou Temara19 Dec 2014 15:54
Despite the cracking pace set by Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson, National fell short of its 2014 deadline for completing historic Treaty settlements and quietly extended it to 2017. In Kia KoreroMai, Eruera Morgan talks to Waitangi Tribunal member Professor Pou Temara about the year’s settlements, including one for his own Tuhoe iwi.
Kia Korero Mai - 21122014 - Henare Kingi19 Dec 2014 15:45
It’s been a big year for Maori in politics. Winston Peters brought old hands Ron Mark and Pita Paraone back into parliament, Kelvin Davis is back as an electorate MP, and newcomers Marama Fox and Peeni Henare have already made their mark as MPs to watch. Not so happy were Hone Harawira, whose dalliance with Kim Dotcom and the Internet Party may have cost him his seat. In Kia Korero Mai this week, political commentator Henare Kingi looks back at the year Maori voters went back to Labour.
Kia Korero Mai - 14122014 - Kingi Taurua12 Dec 2014 14:39
With Christmas drawing nearer its a time when whanau and aroha are a priority but for many kaumatua its going to be a lonely time. Kingi Taurua talks with Eru Morgan about some of the challenges whanau will be facing this year
Kia Korero Mai - 13122014 - Kotuku Tibble12 Dec 2014 14:36
Educationalist Kotuku Tibble has returned to teaching at his former college Hato Paora. On Saturday he talks about some of the challenges Maori students have faced and his aspirations for the new year ahead
Kia Korero Mai - Tame Iti05 Dec 2014 10:06
Someone with hard experience of being snooped on is Tuhoe activist and Maori Party list candidate Tame Iti. He was sentenced to 30 months in jail on firearms charges based on illegally-obtained surveillance evidence that a judge said was admissible because of the seriousness of the alleged crime. Now he says the police got the wrong end of the stick. In KKM, Tame talks to Eruera Morgan about the scarily-named Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill.
Kia Korero Mai - Te Rata Hikairo and Tumatakuru O'Connell05 Dec 2014 10:03
New Waatea blogger Martin Bradbury says Muslims are the new Maori. Just as Governments in the past have whipped up fear about radical Maori to justify surveillance and police actions, now National is using Muslim terrorists as an excuse for a massive extension of power for the Secret Intelligence Service. In Kia Korero Mai this Saturday we talk with Maori Muslim Te Rata Rangi Hiikairo and Tumatakuru O'Connell, an expert in International indigenous relationships, on how the spy in the marae became the monitor in the mosque.
Kia Korero Mai - 29112014 - Wayne Ngata28 Nov 2014 15:09
SATURDAY:The new Minister for Maori Development is taking a fresh look at the Te Reo Maori Bill drafted by his predecessors, but it seems likely that a new body, Te Maataawai, will emerge in some form to oversee the institutions charged with protecting the Maori language. Much of the debate has been about whether iwi are up to the task of encouraging use of te reo, or if it should be left to the speakers and scholars who have championed it so far. In Kia Korero Mai on Saturday, we talk with Maori language commissioner Dr Wayne Ngata who says Te Maataawai will join the dots and align all the different initiatives within the language strategy.
Kia Korero Mai - 30112014 - Rawiri Waru28 Nov 2014 15:06
SUNDAY: Blending kapa haka experience with modern beats won Te Whanau a Apanui musician Rob Ruha the best Maori album Tohu at this year’s Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. In Kia Korero Mai, collaborator Rawiri Waru from Iwi Radio Te Arawa FM will talk about the achievements of the tattooed troubadour as well as giving his views on the state of waiata Maori.
Kia Korero Mai - 22112014 - Kingi Taurua21 Nov 2014 15:21
The Waitangi Tribunal released Te Paparahi O Te Raki Report last week. Ngapuhi kaumatua Kingi Taurua gives his opinion on the report
Kia Korero Mai - 23112014 - Henare Kingi21 Nov 2014 15:09
The Labour Party have announced their new leader Andrew Little. Where do Maori fit in with the new leaders plans
Kia Korero Mai - 16112014 - Bobby Newson13 Nov 2014 16:12
Saturday: The leadership challenge for the Labour Party has just about done its course. There are some political commentators who are now saying that Tainui MP Nanaia Mahuta is now a serious contender for the leadership role. Maori voters returned to the Labour Party in their droves, despite Labour losing even more ground on National in the recent election. We speak to our political guru Henare Kingi who runs his analytical eye over this concerted push from Nanaia and Labours Maori caucus.
Kia Korero Mai - 15112014 - Henare Kingi13 Nov 2014 16:06
Sunday: The Department of Corrections are proposing to ban prisoners from having Maori taonga in their possession whilst in prison. This has sparked outrage and accusations of racism, and the Corrections having no appreciation of the role taonga play in Maoridom. We talk with former cop, former Human Rights and Families Commissioner Bob Newson about this.
Kia Korero Mai 08112014 - Quentin Hita07 Nov 2014 16:57
There has been heated debate on Waatea’s Facebook page and about whether Maori action film The Dead Lands perpetuates the stereotype of portraying Maori men as violent. We talk with film maker, actor and linguist Quinton Hita about what makes a Maori film or television programme and how to find a balance.
Kia Korero Mai - 09112014 - Ruakere Hond07 Nov 2014 16:51
On November 5, 1881 the village of Parihaka of Taranaki was invaded by 1600 colonial troops bent on ending a campaign of passive resistance to land confiscation in Taranaki. Every year the children of Parihaka and the descendants of Tohu Kakahi and Te Whiti o Rongomai gather at foot of the maunga to remember the event. In Korero Mai Ahau this week, day Eru Morgan talks with Ruakere Hond about the commemoration and the legacy that Parihaka leaves for the tribes of Taranaki and the motu.

7 Opinion

fair New Zealand Sep 20 @ 05:15 AM
Willie well done we need to put all these rednecks in place they can't go around and do that to our maori people racist prick eye to eye bring it back keep these people straight

Mike Sep 19 @ 08:13 AM
Bomber Bradbury can't disguise his envy of Cameron Slater & how successful his blog is. Make no mistake, Cameron Slater is incredibly polarising, at times deeply offensive & can cross the line but Bomber told straight up lies trying to say the content & commentary on the left wing blog sites was in a different "stratosphere" to Whaleoil. You get idiots on both sides of the political spectrum & a quick search ofthe respective site will confirm that. He also repeated the same old lines from Hager's book almost all of which are unsubstantiated about OIA's, blackmail etc etc. Yet Bradbury, as a self proclaimed Marxist had his hand out for a few pieces of silver from Kim Dot Com (who as shown treats his workers like dirt). Credibility ruined right there Bomber.

Kateao F Sep 18 @ 09:08 PM
Agree with you on that @jamie fields and its absolutely grilling me to see this oily jerk has now been given undeserved media attention thanks to his mate free willy!

Jamie Fields Sep 18 @ 08:33 PM
Right and left wing tactics to date arent encouraging me to vote for any donkeys or monkeys

terina mclean Sep 18 @ 08:21 PM
Te tohora momona raua ko tetahi mangai nui. Kei te he!

Kateao F Sep 18 @ 08:04 PM
Cameron Slaters still an obnoxious, egotistical moron, waste of time interviewing him, surely it's not that hard (leading up to an election) to find someone really worthy to interview? Oily whales I think not.!

Jilly Sep 18 @ 07:46 PM
Bomber is a such a dishonest person and extremely jealous of Cam Slater, Bomber is involved with the convicted criminal and corrupt dotcom.

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