8 episodes

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.

RNZ: Te Ahi Kaa Radio New Zealand

    • Society & Culture
    • 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.

    Urupounamu Episode Four - Order for Batman?

    Urupounamu Episode Four - Order for Batman?

    Do you choose to use an English name instead of putting up with mispronunciation of your Māori name? On episode four of the talk series Urupounamu the hosts find out that quite a few people do just that especially when It comes to ordering takeaways on the phone. Join Justine Murray, Ngairo Eruera and Te Kehukehu Patara as they analyse the social media responses to the question - and explore the issue further.

    • 26 min
    Urupounamu Episode three - Should the Voting Age be 16?

    Urupounamu Episode three - Should the Voting Age be 16?

    Is there a magic number to suggest that a young person is mature enough to vote? In this week's kōrero session the hosts talk about the issue to lower the voting age to 16. Some students from a local wharekura agree that it should while others are happy with the status quo. Join the talk series Urupounamu with Justine Murray, Ngairo Eruera and Te Kehukehu Patara about whether age determines maturity when it comes to voting.

    • 25 min
    Urupounamu Episode Two - Māori Waiata Mixtape

    Urupounamu Episode Two - Māori Waiata Mixtape

    What's on your Māori music Mixtape? - Justine Murray, Ngairo Eruera and Te Kehukehu Patara discuss music genres, the rich compositions from kapahaka, the legacy of Prince Tui Teka and the latest compositions by Maimoa. In light of the upcoming Waiata Māori Music Awards, the trio get a bit nostalgic reminiscing about the waiata that are a staple on their music playlists.

    • 23 min
    Urupounamu Episode One - Māori Speaking Zones

    Urupounamu Episode One - Māori Speaking Zones

    Urupounamu is a six-part talk series on Te Ahi Kaa hosted by producer Justine Murray, Māori language teacher Ngairo Eruera and Te Kehukehu Patara. The series is a collaboration between Tauranga based iwi radio station, Moana Radio and RNZ. On episode one, the trio talk about speaking Te reo Māori in places where they feel most comfortable, and what it means to nurture the language in the home.

    • 26 min
    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

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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