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10:00am - 12:00pm
CA Paakiwaha

10.00am – 12.00pm

 
Paakiwaha is an exciting weekly two hour current affairs program hosted by Willie Jackson and featuring topical national kaupapa from a Māori perspective.
 
Since it began in 2002, Paakiwaha has made a key contribution to Waatea's vision of providing a Māori current affairs format in English, a forum that provides a uniquely Māori  perspective on issues affecting primarily Māori, but ultimately all New Zealanders.
 
The aim has always been to provide opportunities for listeners to have a better understanding of kaupapa that may not get fair treatment on mainstream media, while allowing Māori and non-Māori  to engage in critical debates on those issues.

 
About Willie Jackson
Willie Jackson (Ngati Maniapoto, Ngati Porou) is an award winning broadcaster, media commentator and talk-back host, with a wide and varied background in politics, trade union issues, sports and Māori music.

He is the chief executive of the Manukau Urban Māori  Authority and chairman of the National Māori Radio Network. Willie is fearless when it comes to speaking his mind and championing the rights of Māori which is reflected in his no-holds barred questioning style with the top news-makers of the day.
   
Paakiwaha is broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from NZ On Air



CONTACT
Producer:        Kura Ratapu
Email:              kura@waatea603am.co.nz
Phone:            09 275 9070

 
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Tania Thomas CEO Te Roopu Taurima
A free E-Learning resource for people with disabilities will be launched today Thursday 8 December 2016. Ready for Mahi is aimed at supporting disabled people to get ready for work. This resource is the first of its kind offering learners three versions - English, Maori and New Zealand Sign Language.
Tim Howard for Ngati Hau
Following months of actions to discourage Evolution Mining Ltd's gold mining at Puhipuhi mountain, north of Whangarei, a busload of Ngati Hau and community activists are en route to Auckland to take a message to the office of Evolution's bigger investor.
Mana Party Leader Hone Harawira
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Labour Party Leader Andrew Little
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Maori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
1 Nanaia Mahuta | Nga take toorangapu o te wa
Kei a Nanaia ngaa korero nui nei a te roopu Reipa me ngaa take kee atu I te ao Maori
2 Gerard Albert | Kua tau ngaa kereme tiriti o Rangitane o Manawatu
I tau ngaa tono tiriti o Rangitane o Manawatu I roto I te whare Miere I te ra nei
3 Kingi Kiriona | Nga waiata kapahaka o Te Iti Kahurangi
Te paanga o te momo waiata o Techno me ngaa waiata kapahaka
The fabulous Fidel
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: “A great and charismatic leader”, was how former MP Donna Awatere Huata described the Cuban legendary president Fidel Castro
How many times must Maori be abused?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: One of the most outrageous parts of Anne Tolley's decision not to allow an independent inquiry into historic abuse by the state on NZers is the glaring fact that the majority of those raped, beaten, abused and killed by the State are Maori.
Standing with Standing Rock
Willie Jackson: It’s wonderful when you see our people supporting indigenous people around the world. 
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