In this "Patapātai" episode, our hosts answer questions around Matariki hautapu, learning te reo, and appropriate use of tauparapara.
We feature the famous waiata aroha - Ka Eke ki Wairaka, a song composed by Rihi Puhiwahine for her lover, Te Mahuta Te Toko. Paraone and Snow discuss the history behind the composition, and explain the significance of the meaning behind it, and also shed light on the waiata that was composed in response.
For more information on this kaupapa, check out http://teaohou.natlib.govt.nz/journals/teaohou/issue/Mao50TeA/c16.html
Taringa - Ep 169 - Special Feature - Live From Kaitaia - Enhancing lives with te reo me tikanga Māori
Streamed and recorded live from Te Tai Tokerau at the Kaitāia campus of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, hosts Paraone Gloyne and Te Puaheiri Snowden are joined by Eli Smith and his son Tuhoronuku. Together with a live audience, they discuss Reo and Tikanga in the home and how it enhances our lives.
Part 2 of our focus on metaphorical language in the theme of heavenly bodies looks at more examples of Reo embellishments around the kaupapa of the sky, stars, moon and planets.
He Rangatira o te mahi Raranga, Karl Leonard, joins us to talk about his elaborate craft of weaving.
This week's waiata was sourced from the user medadane on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9P1SLpZXT8&ab_channel=medadane
Taringa does not own this recording and does not claim any copyright or ownership from the use of it in this episode.
Featuring the first of our new Ghost Story series, this episode is sure to send a chill up your spine. Parental guidance and/or discretion is advised for young children.
We delve back into the metaphorical language by going over Kupu Whakarite in the theme of heavenly bodies - using simile to refere to anything that is in the sky - stars, moon, planets, the sun etc. Enjoy!
Paraone and Snow talk about educational calendars, te reo rua and academic referencing in a Māori framework.
Horomona Horo, an exponent of taonga puoro who has dedicated his life to helping the resurgence of this art by giving these taonga a modern song. "Horo" reveals to us about his tumultuous life and how tonga puoro saved him just as his mentors were saving taonga puoro.