E ao te kōrero mō tēnei iwi o te wiki. A progeny of Te Rarawa whakapapa and a prodigy of Te Rarawa wānanga. Raniera Mcgrath presents a glimpse into the history of Te Rarawa and its people. Kua whakawerahia hoki te kaupapa o Mahuru Māori nō reira ka kōrero tō hoa i roto i tōna reo ūkaipō. E tai mā, e hika mā e mara mā - whakarongo mai.
Our kaikōrero Anameka Paenga joins us from Ōpōtiki and talks with us about the eastern bay of plenty iwi named after a Tupuna Wāhine - Muriwai.
Original source for the waiata o te wiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmeJGAECGsg
Rauru Broughton - a descendant named after the eponymous ancestor of his iwi (Ngā Rauru), phones in to talk to us about the namesake, area, stories and the tikanga.
This week's kīwaha is "ōna kurakura" (what rubbish! dislike towards someone or what they said)
Original source for the Waiata is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRwBL5kQP9U
Tia Gillet skypes in to join us for a chat about the large Iwi from the eastern Waikato of New Zealand - Ngati Hauā, featuring our very first impromptu whānau performance of Waiata o te wiki.
This week's kīwaha is "Ō roke" (load of bullsh*t, you're full of it!)
This episode was recorded prior to the Covid-19 Government enforced Level 4 restrictions.
Jamie Tuuta skypes in to talk to us about this iconic Northern Taranaki Iwi, including some interesting history around the Crown Land confiscation and Parehaka. This week's Waiata o te Wiki is "He Pikinga Poupou", performed by the Taringa Waita crew - view the lyrics to sing along here: https://waiatamai.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/he-pikinga-poupou/
Renown for their sweet sound and Haka prowess, we are joined by our guest - Te Mauri Kingi, to tell us the origins, stories, thoughts and philosophies behind the Rotorua based Iwi - Tūhourangi-Ngāti Wāhiao.
Rawiri Waititi is our kaikōrero on this hōtaka - joining us by phone to chat about the history, the area and the people of this large East Coast Iwi.