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Saturday 31st August: The Labour Party is choosing a new leader it hopes can beat John Key and return the party to the treasury benches. Former Labour cabinet minister Dover Samuels has seen leaders come and go. In Kia Korero Mai on Saturday, he talks to Eru Morgan on why he thinks Shane Jones is the best choice for Labour, and why Nanaia Mahuta should be backing him.
Sunday 1st September: On Sunday is the first of a two part series with Wellington kaumatua Henare Kingi on the power of prophesy. He looks at what has happened since Southern Baptist minister Martin Luther King declared “I have a dream” in Washington DC 50 years ago, and contrasts it with how Maori have used prophetic religions like Ratana and Ringatu to shape their response to their situation.

Korero Mai Ki Ahau a half hour features programme every Saturday and Sunday from noon, which takes an in-depth look at issues affecting te ao Maori. Totally in te reo Maori brought to you by Waatea News in association with Te Mangai Paho.
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Kia Korero Mai 19042014 - Bishop Kito Pikaahu18 Apr 2014 08:18
It’s Easter weekend, traditionally the most sacred time of the Christian calendar. But have we lost the meaning of Easter. Is it all about commercialism, Easter Eggs and Easter sales and a few more days at the bach? In Kia Korero Mai this Saturday, Eru
Kia Korero Mai 13042014 - Henare Kingi11 Apr 2014 15:48
Henare Kingi talks about the history of Te Upoko O Te Ika Radio. The first Maori Radio Station
Kia Korero Mai 12042014 - Tawhirimatea Williams11 Apr 2014 15:45
Tawhirimatea Williams discusses with Eruera the hopes and dreams of Kohanga Reo
Kia Korero Mai 06042014 - Wharehoka Wano03 Apr 2014 15:03
Educationalist Wharehoka Wano talks to Eruera Morgan about the latest figures for Maori literacy and numeracy levels.
Kia Korero Mai 05042014 - Henare Kingi03 Apr 2014 14:09
Eruera Morgan talks with political commentator Henare Kingi about his opinion on the relationship between Mana and Kim Dotcoms Internet Party
Kia Korero Mai 30032014 - Rereata Makiha28 Mar 2014 12:54
On Sunday in Kia Korero Mai, Eru Morgan talks to Rereata Makiha about an initiative to encourage international solidarity in culture, trade, tourism and other business collaborations among the 33 Malay-Polynesian ancestral nations. The World Melayu-Polyne
Kia Korero Mai 29032014 - Dr Huirangi Waikerepuru28 Mar 2014 11:36
Maori Television has celebrated its 10th Birthday. One of the people who laid the groundwork for it was Huirangi Waikerepuru of Nga Kaiwhakapumau I Te Reo Maori, the Wellington Maori Language Board.
Kia Korero Mai 23032014 - Pem Bird21 Mar 2014 13:51
Hekia Parata, Minister of Education, take a bow. Hekia Parata has literally gone where angels fear to tread in respect of her fearless action in instigating an inquiry into the long troubled National Trust of Te Kohanga Reo. Te Maru o Nga Kura a Iwi o Aot
Kia Korero Mai 22032014 - Te Ahukaramu Charles Royal21 Mar 2014 13:48
Te Ahukaramu Charles Roya andl Maori academics have vowed to fight on against the removal of funding for the centre for Maori research excellence, Nga Pae O Te Maramatanga. More than 100 of them attended a hastily-called workshop at Auckland Universityâ€
Kia Korero Mai 02/11/2013 - Vapi Kupenga01 Nov 2013 10:15
Vapi Vapnierka Kupenga | One of Aunty Vapi's last interviews she gives an overview of Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori 2013 with Kia Korero Mai host Eruera Morgan.
Kia Korero Mai 20102013 - Henare Kingi18 Oct 2013 16:10
Henare Kingi | Reviews the reporting of the Kohanga Reo allegations by Maori Televsion
Kia Korero Mai 13/10/2013 - Rereata Makiha11 Oct 2013 14:48
Rereata Makiha | Malayan, Rarotonga, Tonga, Aotearoa Contingent to discuss Indigenous business opportunites
Kia Korero Mai 29/09/2013 - Ngawai Greenwood27 Sep 2013 15:37
Ngawai Greenwood | Maori women standing in local body elections in a male dominated environment
Kia Korero Mai 15/09/2013 - Mania Clark13 Sep 2013 16:04
Mania Clark | Mania Clark is from Tainui. A Maori language journalist she is also a devout Christian,  She works as a broadcaster for Christian broadcasters Radio Rhema and Shine TV. Mania also hosts Te Rongopai - The Good Word, a Christian faith sho
Kia Korero Mai 01/09/2013 - Henare Kingi30 Aug 2013 16:46
Henare Kingi | PART ONE - On Sunday is the first of a two part series with Wellington kamatua Henare Kingi on the power of prophesy. He looks at what has happened since Southern Baptist minister Martin Luther King declared “I have a dream” in
Korero Mai 31/08/2013 Dover Samuels30 Aug 2013 16:46
Dover Samuels | The Labour Party is choosing a new leader it hopes can beat John Key and return the party to the treasury benches. Former Labour cabinet minister Dover Samuels has seen leaders come and go. In Kia Korero Mai on Saturday, he talks to Eru Mo
Korero Mai 25/08/2013 - Waireti Walters23 Aug 2013 16:44
Waireti Walters of Ngati Kahu, talks to Eru Morgan about James Parker’s tainted legacy.
Korero Mai 24/08/2013 - Potaka Maipi23 Aug 2013 16:30
Potaka Maipi was in attendance and speaks to Eru Morgan about the Koroneihana hui and what the future holds for Tainui.
Kia Korero Mai 18082013 - Denis Hansen16 Aug 2013 18:08
Waipareira Kaumatua Denis Hansen | Child abuse has been very much on the minds of people from the far north, with the former deputy principal of Pamapuria School, James Parker, this week sentenced to preventative detention for sex attacks on more than 20
Kia Korero Mai 17/08/2013 - Dr Lance O'Sullivan16 Aug 2013 17:01
Dr Lance O'Sullivan | Social Development Minister Paula Bennett is proposing a radical overhaul of child protection laws that has brought howls of outrage from people who say they will override the right to a fair trial. But Kaitaia general practition
Kia Korero Mai 11/08/2013 - Shane Jones09 Aug 2013 18:09
Labours Maori Affairs Spokesperson Shane Jones |who fears Fonterra the dairy giant’s mishandling of the situation will harm Maori businesses.
Kia Korero Mai 10/08/2013 - Meng Foon and Hinerangi Edwards09 Aug 2013 18:06
Meng Foon & Hinerangi Edwards | In April Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples took Maori business leaders including Maori Trustee Jamie Tuuta and Federation of Maori Authorities chair Traci Houpapa to China to look for trade and investment. The fal
Kia Korero Mai 04/08/2013 - Percy Tipene02 Aug 2013 16:28
Percy Tipene | Te Kahui Rongoa Hui at Parihaka
Kia Korero Mai 28/07/2013 - Tawhirimatea Willliams26 Jul 2013 18:00
Tawhirimatea Williams | Quality reo standards in education

4 Opinion

Papa Hone Riddell Jan 24 @ 08:06 PM
Tenei te mihi manahau ki nga kaitautoko o te reo irirangi Wateea, ana ka mihi hoki ki nga kaihautu o te teihana maori nei e kokiri ana i te reo me ona tikanga haaunga tera nga kaupapa whakahirahira o iwi maori me nga take nui e paanga ana taatou, heoi, taku rangirua kua roa ke te hararei nei kei hea nga hotaka pera i nga take o te wa me te korero mai ki ahau i te mea he rawe rawa atu aua hotaka ra kaore i tua atu i a Eru, ko koe hoki Dave ki te whakarapopoto korero me whakamaarama ki a matou nga kaiwhakarongo....he pai ki au te maaenee o to Reo he ngaawari taku ki te whai atu to reo rangatira, otira he miharo hoki te reo a Eru me ona whakaaro tino Maori ko nga whakatauki me nga kupu whakarite e haangai ki nga kaupapa katoa ka nui aku pahupahu, ehara tenei i te akiaki he mihi ke ki te reo irirangi Wateea.....Mauri ora e te Iwi

Nick Sep 17 @ 09:03 PM
We are missing your Thursday show and its guests. We hope it will continue to be on air and that 'big brother' hasn't closed it down.

stephen wilson Aug 26 @ 08:49 AM
I just was so touched from the heart by Stan walkers open ,honest sharing of who he is ,where he has come from ,his attitude of gratitude to life, his love and passion for us as maori to see ourselves in the eyes of our creator and not in the eyes of our failures and peoples judgements ...beautiful korero.

Racheal Aug 16 @ 03:18 PM
It is awesome just to hear New Zealand Music on the Radio for 2 hours on a nice Saturday Night in, especially hosted by a Young Maori guy that can actually speak Maori fluently. It just inspires people to actually start learning how to speak Maori properly. It is awesome to hear such a lovely language on the radio and also throught.

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