Following the recent Ngāti Raukawa recording and release of "Te Oriori o Raukawa", this episode discusses what an Oriori is, what they contain and the kaupapa within them. Being the composer of this Oriori, we are priveleged to be able to hear Paraone unpacking his composition process. To listen to the full 27 minute waiata, go here: https://bit.ly/3vkWKEV
Dr Naomi Simmonds talks about how she got to her topic for her thesis.Tū te turuturu nō Hine-te-iwaiwa: Mana wahine geographies of birth in Aotearoa New Zealand. Challenges, whakaaro and kōrero surrounding Māori birth practices, knowledge gaps, re-activaion of placenta practices and the key of te reo Māori in birth practices.