Wednesday December 02, 2015   Last updated 18:03PM

On Air Now | Radio Waatea

06:00pm - 06:30pm
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

Producer:        Kura Ratapu
Phone:            09 275 9070

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1 Henare kingi | Nga whakarereketanga o te paati reipa me nga mahi hou a Shane Taurima
Koro Henare shares his thoughts on the labour party reshuffle and also Shane Taurima's new role as RTM advisor
2 Dean mahuta | Te hui Ipukarea ki AUT
Dean reports on todays Ipukarea hui held at the Auckland University of Technology
3 Bayden Barber | Kaore te hapori o Havelock Nth e tautoko ana i te kura hou
A new school has been proposed for the suburb of Havelock Nth in the Hawkes Bay however the community there are not supporting the idea
4 Hinurewa Poutu | He reo okawa noa iho to tatou reo Maori?
Is our reo becoming a formal ceremonial language only? Hinurewa discusses the topic
5 Te Riaki Amoamo | Te hui whakakitenga taonga o Te Whakatohea
Te Riaki reports on the Whakatohea taonga exhibition
6 Kingi Ihaka | Korero Hakinakina
Kingi speaks about Jonahs memorial service and Klitchkos loss in the weekend to Tyson Fury
Rereata Mahika on Paakiwaha
Rereata Makiha reminisces with Willie Jackson about rugby phenomenom Jonah Lomu when he was a shy young Tongan boy when they first met. He told Radio Waatea host Willie Jackson that many of the moves that thrilled the rubgy world in the world cups were first tried out in the Makiha front yard in Manurewa.
Kelvin Davis on Paakiwaha
Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis says an admission by the police commissioner that police have exercised bias in the the way Maori are apprehended and prosecuted show the law has not been applied fairly.
What happens in Paris impacts us.
MARTYN BRADBURY: The Climate Change conference in Paris this week impacts us in the most direct and serious ways. This has to be the conference where empty promises end and real solutions and investment into combating climate change universally undertaken.
Labour reshuffle
WILLIE JACKSON;The reshuffle this week of Labour’s front bench by leader Andrew Little will be the making or breaking of the party and a guide of just how successful they will be at the next general election.
Jonah and Tikanga
WILLIE JACKSON;There’s probably not much more I can add regarding the tragic death of the first and probably only global rugby superstar Jonah Lomu.
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