War of the Wheels Tournament  2018: Moana Roller Derby

Pare Rocker....Katchawhaea....Skate the Muss...Miss E Tero....Bully T James...Whakintawh...Wanda Bash..Terror Satana

These are just few names of Māori Roller Derby players in Aotearoa. If you want a chance to come and watch some awesome wāhine play a whole weekend of Roller Derby for free, we have a double pass to giveaway. Check this out!

Post on our facebook page what YOUR ROLLER DERBY NAME would be and you will go in the draw to win a weekend pass to  Moana Roller Derby's annual tournament War of the Wheels next weekend. 6 teams from North and South Islands battling it out for Universal dominance!!


He Kura E Huna Ana - Competition Open - CLOSED

Acclaimed te reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana is touring the North Island for the first time in 2018.

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.

When Tauranga Moana ancestor Waitaiki is abducted by Poutini, the jealous taniwha, her lover Tamaahua pursues them to the depths of the Arahura River.

Returning to her papa kāinga on the anniversary of her family's death, young Hine seeks consolation in the myths of Arahura. Raised solely by her Taua,

Hine battles the grief that left her tipuna transformed into pounamu.

Note: This production is recommended for audiences aged 13+ .

Contains themes of alcoholism and suicide. 

Written by Hōhepa Waitoa, directed by Nancy Brunning.

To Go In the Draw, go to our Facebook Post and post the ANSWER to:

Where are the other cities/locations where He Kura E Huna Ana is also playing during its tour.


Moana Radio and Pato Entertainment want to give you the opportunity to WIN a GA Weekend Pass to One Love 2018. Stay posted to our FACEBOOK, SNAPCHAT or INSTAGRAM to enter. We have 5 "hidden" One Love artists that you have to identify. Show us how much you know about the visiting artists and go in the draw to win! 


The Answers were;

1 - Ivan Kirimaua / Common Kings

2 - Marcus Abraham / Tomorrow People

3 - Shaggy

4 - Stan Walker

5 - Betty-Anne Monga / Ardijah

Our lucky winner was FREEDOM WILLIAMS. See you at One Love, Freedom.



Half A Dozen Cousins... at One Love Festival!!

Got Cousins? Prove it!

Tell us who is in your "cuzzie crew" Let us know how you and 5 of your cousins are a Squad, if they're your actual cousins, how? If they're honorary cousins - then why?

We want to hear your whakapapa, your stories and ALLLL that love! Show some appreciation for your relations and you could win 6 x GA tickets to the biggest reggae festival in the Southern Hemisphere -

Listen in to Moana Radio weekdays for your cue to roll call your cuzzie crew!