The battle of Te Ranga in June of 1864 is the inspiration for this song, which was an unplanned slaughter of many Māori. This spiritless attack was in retaliation to the battle of Pukehinahina, where the British found themselves at a loss to Māori.
Celebrate Matariki with us as we acknowledge the past, present and future through pūrakau (storytelling), ngā mahi a rehia (entertainment), mahi toi (crafts), manu tukutuku (kites), kai (food), whakakitenga (exhibitions), kauhau (lectures), ngā mahi hangaia mōu koha (make-and-take activities) and much more...
Drawn from traditional Ngāti Waewae kōrero, He Kura E Huna Ana tells of the origins of pounamu in Arahura Valley. Set in two distinct time periods - one ancestral, and one contemporary. He Kura E Huna Ana shows that the two are inseparable, and losing sight of our origins can be dangerous.
If you've been listening to the A & O Show recently, you would have heard that Summer Loo and I are currently enrolled in the Diploma of Radio Broadcasting through Whitireia in Auckland alongside staff and kaimahi from other iwi radio in Aotearoa.
We have our next Ūkaipō wananga coming up from 19, 20, 21 June, with the follow up on 5 July. We are holding the wananga at Whareroa Marae. If you know of any hapū māmā who are smokers, or not but have a partner or whanau around them that smoke, they too are welcome to attend.
Reggae enthusiasts around Aotearoa and the world have taken to social media to share their excitement about the big names coming to Tauranga Moana - including UB40 (with Ali Campbell, Astro and Virtue) Ky-Mani Marley and Maoli.
Tiana Bennett from the Western Bay of Plenty PHO and Natasha Rawiri from the Bay of Plenty DistrictHealth Board joined Takiri on the breakfast show this morning to whakanui World Smokefree Day here in Tauranga Moana.