Our old mate, Māui, is back at it in this old tale about greed, self control, and the relationship between brother in laws! Whakarongo mai!
Featuring the traditional story which was turned into an award winning childrens book, we are fortunate to have author Ben Ngaia join us to speak about the significance of this story and his work writing the book. Check out our facebook page for a Ngake me Whātaitai book give away, or purchase it from here: https://huia.co.nz/huia-bookshop/bookshop/ngake-me-whataitai/
Our third scary story is inspired by real events from Paraone's childhood. Parental guidance recommended.
We're back with another ghost story e hoa mā, our second Paki Kēhua is sure to send a chill down your spine, and leave you wondering about those things you sometimes hear in the night.
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.
Inspired while picking pūhā with his Moko - Koro is tells the 3rd kōrero of Tāwhaki, where his Taokete try to execute a devious and brutal plan against him. Te Waiata o te wiki is 'He Raruraru', by Pānia Papa, sourced from the Wairere CD's produced by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
Back in the studio, we bring you the engaging story of Putauaki and Tarawera - a fable of a meandering course of love, and the breaking points of two Maunga.
This story is about the origins of Pounamu (or Greenstone) - a beautiful and precious stone found in certain parts of the South Island, New Zealand. Pounamu is a Taonga that plays an important part in Māori history and Tikanga, and in this episode - we both tell the story and talk about how, and why.