Te Ahi Kaa



He Pātaka Kōrero, He matapihi ki te ao Māori.

This former weekly series is now available as an online archive.

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929 episodes

Radio Whakamaori EP 8

Radio Whakamaori EP 8

Jun 12, 2022
Radio Whakamaori Ep 7

Radio Whakamaori Ep 7

Jun 05, 2022
Radio Whakamaori Ep 6

Radio Whakamaori Ep 6

May 29, 2022
Radio Whakamaori Ep 5

Radio Whakamaori Ep 5

May 22, 2022
Te Ahi Kaa - Highlights of 2021

From traipsing through the forest with Ropata McGowan to learning about Māori psychology with Professor Linda Nikora hear highlights from Te Ahi Kaa in the final episode.

Dec 19, 2021
Māori Radio Episode Four - The Shift

What is the future of Māori radio? From the move to digital platforms and social media, kaimahi of Māori radio share their perspectives.

Dec 12, 2021
Māori Radio Episode Three - The Request Line

On-air promotions, outside broadcasts and commercial radio ratings, this episode explores Māori radio and the work behind the mic.

Dec 05, 2021
Māori Radio Episode Two - The Set Up

Māori Radio - The Set Up is episode two of a four-part series that celebrates Aotearoa On Air - 100 Years of Radio. Hemana Waaka seized an opportunity to assist iwi radio during the mid 1980's, Cyril Chapman recalls the fundraising efforts of the community and Broadcast technician George Burt talks about his work alongside iwi radio over the past 30 years.

Nov 28, 2021
Aotearoa On Air - Māori Radio

Aotearoa On Air - 100 Years of Radio. Episode one - The Kaupapa explores why Māori radio was an integral part of promoting and preserving te reo Māori the began with the Māori language claim and pioneering Māori station Te Upoko o Te Ika.

Nov 21, 2021
He Kakano Ahau Series 2 - Intergenerational Vision

Kahu Kutia is in Gisborne with school teacher Whaea Sharon Campbell and her daughter, Mania Campbell-Seymour, a local GP, they open up about confronting challenging spaces and whanau aspirations.

Nov 07, 2021
He Kakano Ahau Series 2 - Mahinga Kai

Mahinga Kai is the connection of the taiao and kai gathering, Kahu Kutia is in Waihopai with Mere Skerrett to learn more about the tītī - mutton bird.

Oct 31, 2021
A Decade On Since The Rena Disaster

This year marked the tenth year since the Rena Cargo ship struck the Otaiti reef. A decade on, Irihapeti Dickson talks about her time as a co-ordinator.

Oct 25, 2021
He Kakano Ahau Series 2 - Reimagining Justice

He Kakano Ahau host and producer Kahu Kutia explores what justice meant for iwi Māori before colonisation and explores the current system with kaikōrero Emmy Rakete and Awatea Mita.

Oct 24, 2021
He Kakano Ahau - Ahi Komau

Presenter Kahu Kutia explores the issue of suicide with Auckland based rapper and dad Ranuimarz, PhD student Rikki Solomon her sister Emma Kutia.

Oct 17, 2021
He Kakano Ahau - Reclamation

Kahu Kutia joins Kauae Raro a collective of wāhine Māori artists and co-director of the show 'He Tangata' Jayden Rurawhe.

Oct 10, 2021
He Kakano Ahau - Pūoro In The City

Kahu Kutia joins the tāonga pūoro collective Maianginui to discuss the revival of tāonga pūoro.

Oct 03, 2021
He Kakano Ahau - Tōku Reo Tōku Ohooho

What does the future hold for the Māori language? Dr Vini-Olsen Reeder and Te Aweawe Rehutai to hear their perspectives on season two of 'He Kakano Ahau'.

Sep 26, 2021
Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito - Our Kuia

Te Ahi Kaa joins six wāhine Māori in London who each share their views about the return of Hinemihi to Aotearoa.

Sep 19, 2021
Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito - A Home Away from Home

London based Mau Rakau group Maramara Totara members Chris Reynolds and Nadia Pavlof share their connection to Hinemihi and how they both feel about their 'Kuia' returning home.

Sep 12, 2021
Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito - He Tāonga Kōrero

In episode three of this series, Dr Anthony Hoete, Dr Keri-Anne Wikitera, Mark Adams and Alan Gallop provide their own perspectives about the whare tupuna, Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito.

Sep 05, 2021
Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito - Connecting People

Nga Kohinga Whakairo o Hinemihi discuss their role in ensuring that the successful exchange of carvings is first grounded in kōrero about future aspirations for the ancestral house here and abroad.

Aug 29, 2021
Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito - A Connection to the Past

The story of Hinemihi Te Ao Tawhito is about connection, producer Justine Murray weaves together some of those stories in part one of this series.

Aug 22, 2021
Donna Kerridge: Putting Papatūānuku First

For Donna Kerridge the Waitakere ranges are the 'lungs' of Auckland and it needs to be looked after, as a practitioner of Rongoā Māori she says everyone needs to be responsible for the taiao.

Aug 15, 2021
Matangireia: Dover Samuels

Former Labour MP Dover Samuels entered the party as a list MP in 1996 and by 1999 he was the most highly ranked Māori MP in the Labour caucus. In this episode of Mātangireia Samuels talks about his childhood and his experience of Waitangi day commemorations over the years.

Jul 25, 2021
Matangireia: Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer became the worlds first transgender Member of Parliament when she won the Wairarapa seat in 1999, she shares the highs and lows during her time in the halls of parliament.

Jul 18, 2021
Matangireia: Ron Mark

Former New Zealand First MP Ron Mark values loyalty above all when it comes to politics. In this episode of Matangireia Mark opens up about his time in parliament and his own personal journey to learn more about his whakapapa.

Jul 11, 2021
Matangireia: Paula Bennett

Former National MP Paula Bennett opens up about her fifteen years in parliament.

Jul 04, 2021
Matangireia: Hone Harawira

Hone Harawira opens up about his time in parliament.

Jun 27, 2021
Matangireira: Harete Hipango

Harete Hipango sought the advice of former Māori Party leader Tariana Turia about stepping in the world of politics she gave the nod and the rest as they say is history. In recent weeks Hipango is now back in the house. Hear her story on Te Ahi Kaa.

Jun 20, 2021
He Reo o Te Taiao - A Tribute to Dr Richard Nunns

Dr Richard Nunns contribution to the art form of tāonga pūoro has left an indelible mark on Aotearoa music. From playing music inside steep caves in Takaka to travelling the world alongside musician Moana Maniapoto, Te Ahi Kaa dedicates this week's show to the legacy of Ethnomusicologist Dr Nunns.

Jun 13, 2021