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.
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.
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
Revered full time Te Reo lecturer from AUT and author Hemi Kelly joins Paraone and Snow to go through some of the examples of useful phrases from his book "A Māori Phrase a day". You can purchase his book here: https://www.penguin.co.nz/books/a-maori-phrase-a-day-9780143773412
Delving into questions about time - mua and muri, te ingoa Māori o Australia, being an isolated reo speaker and some ideas around Māori business conduct.
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.
In this two-part Matariki special, we reflect on the recent revitalisation of tikanga Matariki, and look at how the umu kohukohu whetū used to be conducted in a traditional way, then at Paraone's house, we give examples of how anyone can do their own hautapu ceremony using what you have at home.
Click HERE to get the Matariki handbook with karakia you can use for your own ceremony.
This episode was filmed and released on Māori TV in 2 episodical parts - to watch the episodes go here:
Part 1 - Matariki Revitalisation
Part 2 - Matariki Hautapu at home
Come with us as we dig deep in the archives of Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision to listen to some sound clips of te tānga o te kawa o te whare (tapu removing ceremony of a whare). Our hosts look at some of the intricacies of this ritual and shed light on some of it's aspects and practices.
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
We go though some common mistakes in Te Reo such as whakahua (pronunciation) and plurals, the use of 'āhei' and 'taea', 'i' and 'ki', statives, mai and atu and some good tips for online resources to help your Reo learning.
This week's kīwaha is "Māna" (I could be wrong...)