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Taringa - Ep 156 - Tikanga 101 - Toi Series - Philosophies of mahi Toi

Taringa - Ep 156 - Tikanga 101 - Toi Series - Philosophies of mahi Toi

August 14, 2020

In the first of our Toi series of Tikanga episodes we talk to Rangi Kipa, a renowned multifaceted Tohunga of toi, who shares his journey and thoughts on learning and applying Māori artistic skills. He talks in depth about the strategies behind using that knowledge in art and design practices that are both culturally relevant to our people in today's society.

Taringa - Ep 151 - Tikanga 101 - Ghostbusting - part 1

Taringa - Ep 151 - Tikanga 101 - Ghostbusting - part 1

July 10, 2020

Who you gonna call? Not the Ghostbusters - but if you listen to this kōrero you can gain some understanding. Using our own experiences and knowledge, we go into depth with acknowledging spiritual presences, and how to live and communicate with wairua that may be in some of the spaces we also inhabit.

Taringa - Ep 145 - Tikanga 101 - Cultural Appropriation

Taringa - Ep 145 - Tikanga 101 - Cultural Appropriation

May 29, 2020

What is cultural appropriation? And how does it affect us? As an individual and a collective - what are our responsibilities?' This kōrero looks at how Tikanga is adopted or used in other cultures, and unpacks some of the implications around cases of it being exploited or mis-used, across several culteres.

Taringa - Ep 136 - Tikanga 101 - Hard Times, Hard Tikanga

Taringa - Ep 136 - Tikanga 101 - Hard Times, Hard Tikanga

March 26, 2020

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

Taringa - Ep 133 - Tikanga 101 - Harikai

Taringa - Ep 133 - Tikanga 101 - Harikai

March 6, 2020

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.

Taringa - Ep 128 - Tikanga 101 - Taonga Whakarākei

Taringa - Ep 128 - Tikanga 101 - Taonga Whakarākei

January 31, 2020

Giving or receiving a Taonga have important customs that relate to the origins and purpose of adornment.

Taringa - Ep 121 - Tikanga 101 - Kaitiaki

Taringa - Ep 121 - Tikanga 101 - Kaitiaki

December 6, 2019

Go to www.twoa.ac.nz/tikanga to register or learn more about our Tikanga and Reo courses. 

This week Taringa discusses the spiritual guardian and their signs. I tēnei wiki ka matapakihia e Taringa te kaitiaki me āna tohu.

Taringa - Ep 116 - Tikanga 101 - Pāhopori (Social Media)

Taringa - Ep 116 - Tikanga 101 - Pāhopori (Social Media)

November 1, 2019

Go to www.twoa.ac.nz/tikanga to register or learn more about our Tikanga and Reo courses. 

We look at behaviour and courtesies around the digital world - things to consider with the use of technology, social media and online platforms.

Taringa - Ep 112 - Tikanga 101 - Hawaiki

Taringa - Ep 112 - Tikanga 101 - Hawaiki

October 4, 2019

Go to www.twoa.ac.nz/tikanga to register or learn more about our Tikanga and Reo courses. 

Hawaiki - the ancestral home of Māori and peoples of Te Moana Nui a Kiwa (islands of the pacific triangle). Where is it, why did they leave it and how? These are some of the questions we touch on in this kōrerorero.

Taringa - Ep 107 - Tikanga 101 - Makawe

Taringa - Ep 107 - Tikanga 101 - Makawe

August 30, 2019

Go to www.twoa.ac.nz/tikanga to register or learn more about our Tikanga and Reo courses. 

This kōrerorero covers practices, customs and beliefs about hair.

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