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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.
Kia Korero Mai 02112014 - Peeni Henare31 Oct 2014 15:21
Peeni Henare | In our mini series Ko Wai Ahau, a feature that looks at our new Maori MP's we talk with Labours Tamaki Makaurau electorate MP Peeni Henare. We talk about his upbringing his iwi affiliations, his education and his influences
Kia Korero Mai 01112014 - Rahera Shortland - Te Ataarangi31 Oct 2014 15:15
Rahera Shortland | This weekend the Maori language initiative Ataarangi are having their AGM in Te Kao in the far north. People from all over the country and from across the world are attending​. The community - based strategy which began in the 70's was established around the feeling at the time that the language was dying.We talk with Chair Rahera Shortland about the key issue facing the movement, how the Maataawai model fits in and the health of the language
Kia Korero Mai - 24102014 - Kawana Pihama - Hoko Whare24 Oct 2014 14:48
Home ownership is one of the major topics of the day, especially with Maori who some claim have been coasted out of the housing market because of the skyrocketing house prices. We speak with Maori property developer and home owner Kawana Pihama about Maori home ownership aspirations and how Maori can be serious players in the race for home ownership.
Kia Korero Mai - 26102014 - Marama Fox - Ko wai ahau24 Oct 2014 14:42
Its time we got to know our new Maori politicians. This week we talk with Maori Party newbie Marama Fox about her life. Where she's from, where she went to kura, her influences and what's important to her moving forward
Kia Korero Mai 18102014 - Rawiri Waru17 Oct 2014 14:54
Host: Eruera Morgan | We maintain the kura reo theme from last week and this week we speak with Rawiri Waru regarding the recently completed reo wananga conducted by Te Arawa iwi Ngati Whakaue. This is the very first kura reo for the iwi. Rawiri, was one of the tutors we ask him about the dreams and aspirations of Ngati Whakaue with regards to their language and the obstacles and challenges along the way.
Kia Korero Mai 18102014 - Robert Pouwhare17 Oct 2014 14:48
Host: Eruera Morgan | Its Money Week so Maori Development is up for discussion. Where are Maori economically and what are the indicators we should be paying attention to, which tells us whether we're being successful or not. We talk with AUT's Robert Pouwhare who is part of the institutes Maori Development programme.
Kia Korero Mai - 11102014 - Waihoroi Shortland10 Oct 2014 15:18
Around this time of the year a whole bunch of kura reo are happening around the motu. In a recent kura reo held in Rotorua one of the kura reo focussed on reo papaho, te reo Maori that is used in Maori broadcasting. Eruera speaks with leading linguist and
Kia Korero Mai 10102014 - Te Ururoa Flavell10 Oct 2014 15:12
We have a new Minister of Maori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell. He also is the Minister of Whanau Ora and Associate Minister of Economic Development. The Minister takes time out from his busy schedule to talk to Eruera about his background, his time as a
Kia Korero Mai - 05102014 Dr Rawinia Higgins03 Oct 2014 15:24
A new report drawing on Statistics New Zealand’s Te Kupenga survey of Maori wellbeing has found clear links between immersion in Maori cultural practices and whether people can use and do use te reo Maori. On Sunday in Korero Mai ki Ahau we talk to Vict
Kia Korero Mai - 04102014 Pem Bird03 Oct 2014 15:09
The return of all but one of the Maori seats to Labour has commentators on the right calling for them to be abolished. Prime Minister John Key, who opposed the seats until he started counting on the Maori Party’s vote, says that would divide the country
Kia Korero Mai - 28092014 - Henare Kingi26 Sep 2014 14:27
One of the largest faction of voters that surpassed the National Party's one million voters was those that didn't vote. What happened to the rangatahi vote we all heard pre-election how Mana were getting rangatahi excited about their political movement an
Kia Korero Mai - 27092014 - M.Davidson, P Paraone, K Davis26 Sep 2014 14:00
Kia Korero Mai - Green Party co leader Metiria Turei has come out publicly stating that the Green Party will be the main opposition party moving forward. This week Eru Morgan speaks with Marama Davisdon ( Green Party) Pita Paraone ( NZ First) and Kelvin D
Kia Korero Mai - Henare Kingi - Elections 201421 Sep 2014 09:45
Political Commentator Henare Kingi | Election results see National is back in government but what the Maori voice and where to for Maori

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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