Thursday May 26, 2016   Last updated 00:51AM

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Te Upoko O Te Ika kaumatua Henare Kingi on Paakiwaha
Maori musicians and iwi radio are mourning the loss of former broadcaster, musician and teacher, Erana Hemmingsen..Read more

Musician Maaka Fiso on Paakiwaha
Maaka Fiso has released his first of many waiata through Waatea Music..Read more

Foundation Director of the Mira Szaszy Research Centre for Maori and Pacific Economic Development, M
Friday night saw Jason Witehira from Ngapuhi named as the 2016 Maori Business leader of the year..Read more

Ngati Hine chair Waihoroi Shortland on Paakiwaha.
Waihoroi Shortland says ". At the end of the day he (Sonny Tau) is still my brother in law, he's whanau. Those things don't stop at the gate... We know the burden he has to carry personally. He's made of the kind of stuff he'll get through that part I've no doubt about that"..Read more

Puketapu hapu member Grant Knuckey on Paakiwaha
New Plymouth is the racist centre of the universe at the moment but prejudice is everywhere says Grant Knuckey..Read more

Liana Poutu in support of New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd on Paakiwaha
"Of course Te Atiawa are in support of Andrew Judd", says the chair of Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa, Liana Poutu.Read more

Chief Executive of Te Kahui Mana Ririki Trust, Tuwhakairiora (Tu) Williams on Paakiwaha
He is making a call to the community to take action but says first off this is not just a Maori problem it belongs to the whole community to take action..Read more

Howard Morrison Junior on Paakiwaha
Howie has released a video as part of NZ Music Month to go with a single he wrote back in 2010 with Russell Harrison..Read more

Auckland University Law Professor Jane Kelsey on Paakiwaha
Jane Kelsey says there are a couple of important issues that came out of the Waitangi Tribunal Report last week reagrding the Trans Pacific Partenrship..Read more

Dame Tariana Turia on Paakiwaha
Not one of us of my generation have our reo and I am not going to run around apologising to any of these guru's who have the reo. They're lucky and I'm really proud of the reo, I'm proud of those who carry the reo..Read more

Political commentator Chris Trotter on Paakiwaha
Chris Trotter talks with Willie Jackson on the Panama Papers and New Zealand being a tax haven for overseas trusts..Read more

Maori Party co leader, Marama Fox on Paakiwaha
Te Pire Mo Te Reo Maori - The Maori Language Bill was passed in Parliament last week..Read more

Former Labour Party Minister Dover Samuels on Paakiwaha
Last year former Labour Party MP, Dover Samuels gave evidence to the Waitangi Tribunal calling for a public apology for Maori children who were beaten during the 1940s for speaking their own language at school - including himself.Read more

Dion Tuuta, appointed CEO of Te Ohu Kaimoana on Paakiwaha.
Dion Tuuta will take up his new role in July as the CEO of Te Ohu Kaimoana..Read more

Kim Workman, Rethinking Crime and Punishment on Paakiwaha
The prison population is on target to reach 10,000 inmates more than half will be Maori..Read more

John Minto,New Zealand Housing Summit Organising Committee member on Paakiwaha
The New Zealand Housing Summit was held in Auckland on the weekend..Read more

John Tamihere, CEO Waipareira Trust, Maori Televison Board member.
John Tamihere says charter schools allow Maori to demonstrate how they want mainstream education to change..Read more

Paul Moon, AUT Professor, Historian on Paakiwaha
In 1800, te reo Māori was the only language spoken in New Zealand. By 1899, it was on the verge of disappearing altogether..Read more

Merepeka Raukawa Tait, CEO Te Pou Matakana on Paakiwaha
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has outlined a major overhaul of Child, Youth and Family (CYF), which she says will involve much better tracking of children in state care and more contracting out to other organisations..Read more

Stacey Morrison, NUMA Communications Advisor on Paakiwaha
The National Urban Māori Authority (NUMA) is conducting an online poll to gauge if Māori living in cities consider themselves urban, Iwi or both..Read more

Warren Tumarae, Healthy Families Rotorua promoter on Paakiwaha
Rotorua’s eastside community is leading the way in the battle against sugary drinks..Read more

Former Maori Broadcaster Derek Fox on Paakiwaha
Former Maori broadcaster Derek Fox pays tribute to the passing of Whai Ngata, the former head of TVNZ Maori and Pacific unit..Read more

Maori broadcaster Scotty Morrison on Paakiwaha
Scotty Morrison was one of the new breed of reo Maori speakers when he first came under the mantle of working alongside Whai Ngata at TVNZ almost 15 years ago..Read more

Ngapuhi member Dover Samuels on Paakiwaha
Dover Samuels says prior to the government having any scoping over the Kermadecs being a marine sanctuary, discussions should have been had..Read more

Co chair, Te Kotahitanga o Nga Hapu Ngapuhi Rudy Taylor
The co-chair of Te Kotahitanga o Nga Hapu Ngapuhi, Rudy Taylor, says the Maranga Mai report offers a path ahead of unity for the tribe's treaty settlement negotiations..Read more

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi Semester two programmes
Matariki Festival 2016
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Te Ururoa Flavell Minister Maori
Our regular weekly catchup with Minister of Maori Development Te Ururoa Flavell on current issues and affairs pertaining to Maori
Dr Maraea Hunia Victoria University
Whanau, community, culture, and child—these are the keys to revitalising te reo Maori suggests research from Victoria University of Wellington
Hone Haunui Rapana Tribal Connection Project Advisor
Online Marae Profiles – A Waikato-Tainui Education Team Project
Terry Fergusson Spokesperson for the Mistreatment of ashes at Waikumete
A calling for Auckland Council to re-address their mistreatment of the ashes of 1800 New Zealanders at Waikumete Cemetery has united five families previously unknown to each other in under forty-eight hours.
Karis Vessey Organiser for March for Moko Hikoi
Karis joins us to talk about the March that took place yesterday in the city of Auckland in memory and to also raise awareness against family violence after the death of yet another one of our babies - Moko Rangitoheriri
Pita Tipene Deputy Chair of Te Kahui Mangai
Te Tai Tokerau Regional Economic Development Hui in Kerikeri this week
Korero Mai Ki Ahau 21/05/2016 - Keri Opai, Part One
Taranaki scholar and teacher Keri Opai has captured the wisdom and dialect unique to his a rohe in new book of sayings of the ancestors. In Korero Mai ki Ahau this week, he shares with Eruera Morgan what we can learn from whakatauki, and his vision of how te reo rangatira can be revitalised and normalised for today's learners.
Korero Mai Ki Ahau 22/05/2016 - Keri Opai, Part 2
Taranaki scholar and teacher Keri Opai has captured the wisdom and dialect unique to his a rohe in new book of sayings of the ancestors. In Korero Mai ki Ahau this week, he shares with Eruera Morgan what we can learn from whakatauki, and his vision of how te reo rangatira can be revitalised and normalised for today's learners.
Fishing scandal a stink on us all
The bewildering revelations by Newshub of the massive overfishing of our precious sea food and the apparent collusion with the Ministry of Primary Industries have dumped the stench of rotten fish upon us all.
What we need to understand about the Blessie Gotingco case
MARTYN BRADBURY: The terrible trauma suffered by the family and whanau of Blessie Gotingco is heart wrenching and awful.
New Plymouth, Old Hate - how to really change the flag
MARTYN BRADBURY: The story of Andrew Judd standing down from the New Plymouth Mayoralty re-election because of the virulent hill billy bigotry thrown at him and his family for seeking Maori representation on the Local Council should make us all pause.
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