Hard times call for hard calls. Tikanga has evolved throughout the centuries and continues to do so today. As the world comes to terms with the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic - te ao Māori has also had to shift its ideas around tikanga. Me whakamoe te tikanga kia ora ai te tangata. We talk through the practicality and protocols of still honouring our culture, while staying safe and healthy. This episode was recorded prior to the governemnt announcement on Level 3 and Level 4 protocols. Original waiata source: https://bit.ly/2WKyMTe
Want to pimp your mihi to the Ringawera? Listen up here e te whānau, we give you lots of examples of kupu, kīwaha and sentences to use when addressing the hard working kaimahi of food at any occasion. Check out the whakamārama for the last waiata - Kua Te Ngāngara here:
Paraone and Te Puaheiri answer questions about the use of the word "Iho", the term poroporoaki and some expert advice on how to offer Karakia in the mornings.
Harikai are a genre of haka that are traditionally performed around food offered and enjoyed at significant occasions. Particular Harikai were composed for particular foods. Learn more about it as our 3 food loving hosts give some examples and talk about the meaning behind the custom.