RNZ: Te Ahi Kaa

by Radio New Zealand

RNZ: Te Ahi Kaa
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 15
  • Last: 18 Mar 2018
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.

Episodes (15)

  • Te Putake o te Riri - Dr Joanna Kidman on youth activism
    Te Putake o te Riri - Dr Joanna Kidman on youth activism
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    Published: 18 Mar 2018 Duration: 30:15
    A school visit to Orakau battle site was the catalyst for a petition to commemmorate the history of the New Zealand Land Wars. Sociologist Dr Joanna Kidman shares her research into how the petition was met with protest and how a national da... Read more →
    A school visit to Orakau battle site was the catalyst for a petition to commemmorate the history of the New Zealand Land Wars. Sociologist Dr Joanna Kidman shares her research into how the petition was met with protest and how a national da... Read more →

  • Te Pūtake o te Riri: Harawira Pearless on finding battle sites
    Te Pūtake o te Riri: Harawira Pearless on finding battle sites
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    Published: 11 Mar 2018 Duration: 29:55
    As the first national commemoration of the 19th century New Zealand Wars takes place in Te Tai Tokerau, Te Ahi Kaa features highlights of a discussion with historian Harawira Pearless on his wayfinding project to  locate key battle sites in... Read more →
    As the first national commemoration of the 19th century New Zealand Wars takes place in Te Tai Tokerau, Te Ahi Kaa features highlights of a discussion with historian Harawira Pearless on his wayfinding project to  locate key battle sites in... Read more →

  • Reconnecting the disconnected: Tackling homelessness in Tauranga
    Reconnecting the disconnected: Tackling homelessness in Tauranga
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    Published: 4 Mar 2018 Duration: 29:34
    Delwyn Rowan has lived in Tauranga for fifty years, she's a social worker and says homelessness in the area is only going to get worse. As part of her job she feeds up to 40 homeless people every week and tries to get to those hard-to-reach... Read more →
    Delwyn Rowan has lived in Tauranga for fifty years, she's a social worker and says homelessness in the area is only going to get worse. As part of her job she feeds up to 40 homeless people every week and tries to get to those hard-to-reach... Read more →

  • Kapahaka brings out the best in us - Turi Ngatai
    Kapahaka brings out the best in us - Turi Ngatai
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    Published: 18 Feb 2018 Duration: 25:26
    The small township of Te Teko will host this weekends Mataatua regional Kapahaka competition, the top groups will go on to compete at Te Mataini 2019 in Wellington. Te Ahi Kaa asks performers what the artform means to them and how kapa... Read more →
    The small township of Te Teko will host this weekends Mataatua regional Kapahaka competition, the top groups will go on to compete at Te Mataini 2019 in Wellington. Te Ahi Kaa asks performers what the artform means to them and how kapa... Read more →

  • Kai Ora Honey - people over profit
    Kai Ora Honey - people over profit
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    Published: 11 Feb 2018 Duration: 29:53
    Blanche Morrogh is CEO of Kai Ora Honey a whānau-run business in the Far North. Te Ahi Kaa is in Awanui to get an insight into the business and the lessons learned from Blanche's late grandmother Saana Murray.
    Blanche Morrogh is CEO of Kai Ora Honey a whānau-run business in the Far North. Te Ahi Kaa is in Awanui to get an insight into the business and the lessons learned from Blanche's late grandmother Saana Murray.

  • He Korowai Trust's mission to make a difference
    He Korowai Trust's mission to make a difference
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    Published: 4 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:06
    He Korowai Trust in Kaitaia established Whare Ora, a rent-to-own housing scheme that has benefited a dozen families, and this year will launch a Māori Trade Training Academy. Te Ahi Kaa has a kōrero with the trust's CEO, Ricky Houghton... Read more →
    He Korowai Trust in Kaitaia established Whare Ora, a rent-to-own housing scheme that has benefited a dozen families, and this year will launch a Māori Trade Training Academy. Te Ahi Kaa has a kōrero with the trust's CEO, Ricky Houghton... Read more →

  • A whanau approach to promote change
    A whanau approach to promote change
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    Published: 28 Jan 2018 Duration: 26:12
    Te Ahi Kaa visits Ngati Hine Health Trust in Whangarei to get an insight into how their health initiatives are working towards positive change.
    Te Ahi Kaa visits Ngati Hine Health Trust in Whangarei to get an insight into how their health initiatives are working towards positive change.

  • The Best of Te Ahi Kaa 2017 – Ngā kōrero o te tau
    The Best of Te Ahi Kaa 2017 – Ngā kōrero o te tau
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    Published: 24 Dec 2017 Duration: 31:45
    Te Ahi Kaa wraps up 2017 with a look back at some of this year's highlights.
    Te Ahi Kaa wraps up 2017 with a look back at some of this year's highlights.

  • Hirra Morgan: a house full of music
    Hirra Morgan: a house full of music
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    Published: 17 Dec 2017 Duration: 31:57
    Some say Collision's ‘You Can Dance’ is the best track on the new '70s funk and disco compilation album Heed the Call.  Hirra Morgan – a former member of the Tokoroa funk band – talks with Justine Murray about his life in music.
    Some say Collision's ‘You Can Dance’ is the best track on the new '70s funk and disco compilation album Heed the Call.  Hirra Morgan – a former member of the Tokoroa funk band – talks with Justine Murray about his life in music.

  • Dennis Marsh: 'It's about people and passion'
    Dennis Marsh: 'It's about people and passion'
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    Published: 10 Dec 2017 Duration: 29:27
    Dennis Marsh is New Zealand's best selling country music artist. He's travelled the world for 30 years sharing his music and stories and this year released his 29th album. Te Ahi Kaa visits Dennis at his home in Pukekohe.
    Dennis Marsh is New Zealand's best selling country music artist. He's travelled the world for 30 years sharing his music and stories and this year released his 29th album. Te Ahi Kaa visits Dennis at his home in Pukekohe.

  • Huia Hamon on music, art and whānau
    Huia Hamon on music, art and whānau
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    Published: 3 Dec 2017 Duration: 27:34
    Huia Hamon is a singer, artist and mother who runs Kog studios with her partner. The couples home is tucked away in Waitakere and on most days is a hive of music and creativity. Te Ahi Kaa pays a visit.
    Huia Hamon is a singer, artist and mother who runs Kog studios with her partner. The couples home is tucked away in Waitakere and on most days is a hive of music and creativity. Te Ahi Kaa pays a visit.

  • Rotorua basketball team a whanau affair
    Rotorua basketball team a whanau affair
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    Published: 26 Nov 2017 Duration: 25:46
    Te Ahi Kaa is at the last training session with a Rotorua basketball team who are set to compete at the Special Olympics in Wellington this month. 
    Te Ahi Kaa is at the last training session with a Rotorua basketball team who are set to compete at the Special Olympics in Wellington this month. 

  • Buddy Mikaere on the Battle of Gate Pā
    Buddy Mikaere on the Battle of Gate Pā
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    Published: 19 Nov 2017 Duration: 31:12
    At the Battle of Gate Pa, 200 Māori faced 1,700 colonial troops and their artillery. Author Buddy Mikaere discusses the events leading up to and following the battle.
    At the Battle of Gate Pa, 200 Māori faced 1,700 colonial troops and their artillery. Author Buddy Mikaere discusses the events leading up to and following the battle.

  • Che Wilson on the Battle of Moutoa
    Che Wilson on the Battle of Moutoa
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    Published: 12 Nov 2017 Duration: 31:17
    The history of Māori people of Whanganui is complex and during the New Zealand Land Wars included both collaboration and resistance, says Che Wilson, former Pou Arahi (CEO) of Ngāti Rangi Trust.
    The history of Māori people of Whanganui is complex and during the New Zealand Land Wars included both collaboration and resistance, says Che Wilson, former Pou Arahi (CEO) of Ngāti Rangi Trust.

  • Kelvin Day on the Taranaki Wars.
    Kelvin Day on the Taranaki Wars.
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    Published: 5 Nov 2017 Duration: 31:16
    Kelvin Day talks about early commemorations of the Taranaki Wars.
    Kelvin Day talks about early commemorations of the Taranaki Wars.