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The philosophy of Te Ahi Kaa is to reflect the diversity of Māori in the past, present and future. While bilingual in delivery, the programme incorporates Māori practices and values in its content, format and presentation.

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    • 4.3 • 14 Ratings

The philosophy of Te Ahi Kaa is to reflect the diversity of Māori in the past, present and future. While bilingual in delivery, the programme incorporates Māori practices and values in its content, format and presentation.

    Kia Ukaipo Anō te Reo - Restoring the language to the regions

    Kia Ukaipo Anō te Reo - Restoring the language to the regions

    As Te Wiki o te Reo Māori wraps up, producer Justine Murray finds out how a regular coffee catch up with whanau speaking only in te reo Māori has benefited  a core group of kaumatua.  Professor Poia Rewi is the recently appointed head of the Māori language Board - Te Mātāwai and discusses the strategies Maihi Māori and Maihi Karauna, and to end the show Māori language educator Tiare Te Pana talks about the importance of good kaiako (teachers) when it comes to learning te reo Māori.

    • 27 min
    'Getting Better' podcast - Pandemic

    'Getting Better' podcast - Pandemic

    Trainee Doctor Emma Espiner recalls the work she and her colleagues undertook during the first Covid-19 lock down in March this year. Te Ahi Kaa features the final episode of the podcast  'Getting Better - A Year in the Life of a Māori medical student.

    • 27 min
    'Getting Better' podcast - Te Ahi Kaa

    'Getting Better' podcast - Te Ahi Kaa

    Te Ahi Kaa features episode six of Getting Better - A year in the life of a Māori Medical Doctor. Presenter and Trainee Medical Doctor Emma Espiner heads home to Kuku Beach in the Horowhenua and receives her taa moko from her Uncle Tipi. While there, she heads to Levin and visits GP and Poet - Glenn Colquhoun who runs a free health service clinic.

    • 29 min
    'Getting Better' podcast - What Does a Surgeon Look Like?

    'Getting Better' podcast - What Does a Surgeon Look Like?

    Why are there so few indigenous surgeons and why does it matter? Emma Espiner is in Whangarei and has a frank conversation with Dr Maxine Ronald, one of the few Māori surgeons in Aotearoa. Emma attends the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education - or LIME medical conference in Otautahi - Christchurch attended by surgeons from indigenous communities all over the world.

    • 27 min
    'Getting Better' podcast - Southside

    'Getting Better' podcast - Southside

    Emma Espiner learns more about how a South Auckland training academy that is more than sports training, it's about developing life skills and resilience in its young students. Dr Vaaiga Autagavaia grew up in South Auckland, and now coaches the Rugby League team at Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate in Ōtara, Emma meets a few of the league players who share their aspirations.

    • 28 min
    'Getting Better' podcast - Tuparehuia

    'Getting Better' podcast - Tuparehuia

    Emma Espiner is in the Northland with Dr Kyle Eggleton who runs a weekly clinic in the remote outpost of Tuparehuia, he talks about his own method of drawing to break down the power inequities between the doctor and patient relationship. In Kamo, Lynette Stewart and Sharon Russell discuss their challenges of their work at small Māori health provider, Ki A Ora Ngatiwai.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Ngapou O te Hahi ,

Thankyou

Tena Koe Ko Shane Epiha Taku ingoa.
I really appreciate the mahi in this kaupapa and really love the voices in time.
Tupuna in time now and forever in the bosom of tahwirimatea.

Botonramz ,

Beautiful Korero

Wonderful Korero about all things Te Ao Māori. Has been an ear opening adventure.

TākutaMarns ,

Amazing resource

I love listening to this podcast. It’s an amazing resource.

Those who have given this podcast a low rating obviously don’t understand the importance of Te Ao Māori.

Kia manawanui e te whānau

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