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07:00am - 10:00am
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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Irirangi Waatea Kaiwhakahaere Bernie O'Donnell, Te Ati Awa
Kelvin Davis Labour Deputy Leader
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Hayley Bell Te Taitoa Maori o Te Awahou Trust Chair
Nieuwe Stroom, is set to open its doors on Saturday 18 November 2017. Translating to mean 'The New Stream' in both Maori and Dutch, Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom originated from the aspirations of two Trusts representing local Iwi and the national Dutch community. Later, Horowhenua District Council purchased the building and joined in partnership with the Trusts.
Green Party MP Marama Davidson
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Moana Jackson Lawyer
Moana Jackson spoke on Maori incarceration and prison abolition in his talk "Why did Maori never have prisons?" on the 16th of November 2017 at an event hosted by JustSpeak, a youth community organisation working to change the criminal justice system in New Zealand.
Wairangi Koopu Ex Pro Rugby League Player
New Zealand is out of the Rugby League World Cup after 4-2 loss to Fiji
Marewa Glover Director Auckland Tobacco Control Research Centre
New figures from the Ministry of Health show dramatic falls in both Maori males and young people in the last year.
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Matua ra ko nga take whare
2 Lynda Te Aho | Te huihuinga roia Maori 2017
He hui a tau teenei a te hunga roia Maori 2017. Kei a Lynda Te Aho te whaanuitanga o ngaa whakamaarama
A blow to democracy
JOHN TAMIHERE : Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and the New Zealand public has every right to find out who used private information for political purposes and benefits
Ardern Government rings in new values and cultural change
JOHN TAMIHERE: Around the world new governments’ assert their mana as a new administration in their first 100 days in office. But unlike President Trump’s first 100 days where nothing happened, the Labour-led coalition is changing the culture of government as much as its substance, very quickly and very early.
Based on media reporting of League violence, we don't like Pacific Islanders much do we?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Since when did we dislike Pacific Islanders so much? I don't know about you, but this weird myopic media focus on Pacific Island 'violence' after the League games currently playing up and down the country seems bewilderingly racist and vicious doesn't it?
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