13 episodes

Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
This series is supported with funding from Creative New Zealand

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music

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Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
This series is supported with funding from Creative New Zealand

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Season 3, Episode 4: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea and Taonga Puoro with Jerome Kavanagh

    Season 3, Episode 4: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea and Taonga Puoro with Jerome Kavanagh

    Please note: This podcast is spoken in te reo Māori (Māori language) & English
    ≥In He Reo Tawhito, a Conversation about Mōteatea and Taonga Puoro with Jerome Kavanagh, we hear how mōteatea and taonga puoro go hand-in-hand, weaving together beautifully to tell stories that are ‘sung from the past, into the present, and into the future’.
    This podcast is supported by funding from Toi Aotearoa | Creative New Zealand, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Recorded Music New Zealand.
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    He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea
    Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
    In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Season 3, Episode 3: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Ariana Tikao

    Season 3, Episode 3: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Ariana Tikao

    Please note: This podcast is spoken in te reo Māori (Māori language) & English
    Interwoven with musical excerpts, Ariana takes us through a number of examples of her work as a composer, including Titi Whakatai Arorua and Kō te tātai whetū, a special collaboration with Phil Brownlee and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. We hear how Ariana is a musical artist with a genuine and profound connection to mōteatea. 
    Join Ariana Tikao and our host Crystal Edwards for this musical and deeply personal conversation about mōteatea.
    This podcast is supported by funding from Toi Aotearoa | Creative New Zealand, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Recorded Music New Zealand.
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    He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea
    Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
    In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
    © Centre for New Zealand Music Trust

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Season 3, Episode 2: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Pere Wihongi

    Season 3, Episode 2: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Pere Wihongi

    Please note: This podcast is spoken in te reo Māori (Māori language) & English
    In He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Pere Wihongi, Pere describes his personal journey with mōteatea through returning to his marae in Te Tai Tokerau and also being brought up in the urban environment of Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland. This highlighted the influence that kapa haka has had on his knowledge about the art form. For Pere, a word that immediately comes to mind when he thinks of mōteatea is ‘library’:
     
    “When I think of the word ‘mōteatea’ I think of our whare pukapuka — I think it is our literal archival space of information that we, as Māori, have unlimited membership to.”
    This podcast is supported by funding from Toi Aotearoa | Creative New Zealand, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Recorded Music New Zealand.
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    He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea
    Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
    In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
    © Centre for New Zealand Music Trust

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 42 min
    Season 3, Episode 1: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Paraone Gloyne

    Season 3, Episode 1: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Paraone Gloyne

    Please note: This podcast is spoken in te reo Māori (Māori language) & English
    In He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Paraone Gloyne, Paraone describes how, to him, mōteatea brings to mind a special person—his Aunty Uru who nurtured him in te ao Māori, gently guiding him and imparting subtle lessons that he still carries with him today.
    For the show website please follow this link.
    This series is supported with funding from Creative New Zealand, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and Recorded Music New Zealand.
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    He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea
    Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
    In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
    © Centre for New Zealand Music Trust

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Season 2, Episode 4 - Part 2: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Dr. Taiarahia Black

    Season 2, Episode 4 - Part 2: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Dr. Taiarahia Black

    Please note: This podcast is spoken in te reo Māori (Māori language) & English
    Dr Taiarahia Black is an internationally regarded expert in Māori language revitalisation. In this bilingual (te reo Māori and English) two-part podcast, Taiarahia shares his in-depth academic perspective with a light-hearted twist, taking us on a journey through the Raupatu Settlements of Tūhoe and the way in which mōteatea are legally being used as evidence to support claims.
    For the show website please follow this link.
    This series is supported with funding from Creative New Zealand. This podcast is bilingual (Te Reo and English)
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    He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea
    Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
    In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
    © Centre for New Zealand Music Trust

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 54 min
    Season 2, Episode 4 - Part 1: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Dr. Taiarahia Black

    Season 2, Episode 4 - Part 1: He Reo Tawhito, a conversation about Mōteatea with Dr. Taiarahia Black

    Please note: This podcast is spoken in te reo Māori (Māori language) & English
    Dr Taiarahia Black is an internationally regarded expert in Māori language revitalisation. In this bilingual (te reo Māori and English) two-part podcast, Taiarahia shares his in-depth academic perspective with a light-hearted twist, taking us on a journey through the Raupatu Settlements of Tūhoe and the way in which mōteatea are legally being used as evidence to support claims.
    For the show website please follow this link.
    This series is supported with funding from Creative New Zealand. This podcast is bilingual (Te Reo and English)
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    He Reo Tawhito: Conversations about Mōteatea
    Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 
    In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world's leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?
    © Centre for New Zealand Music Trust

    Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    • 45 min

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