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.
We're back in Story mode, with this epic tale about Hātūpātū and the Kurangaituku, the Birdwoman.
In this episode we have the second instalment of the Tāwhaki story, as told in a conversation between Koro and Moko.
The origins of Tā moko are told through this famous story of love and jealousy.
Our story on Tāne and his brothers continues, as he journeys to Rangiātea to retrieve the three Kete o te wānanga.
Turn up the volume and enjoy this kōrero that includes our first chapter of the famous story about Tāne and his brothers in their pursuit for knowledge and wisdom.
We continue the story of Kupe as he hunts his nemesis Te Wheke while naming many places in the newly found Aotearoa.