Sun, 11 Dec 2016 18:05:00 +1300Te Ahi Kaa is in Whakatane at Te Tohu o te Ora o Ngati Awa (Ngati Awa Social and Health Services) to find out more about the work they do in their community.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 18:06:00 +1300After experiencing his own tragedy, James Rakena Robinson now works in suicide prevention and has founded an online platform for those who need to talk.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:06:00 +1300Pare O'Brien works runs mobile clinics in Te Teko, Matata and Edgecumbe. Her service to her community earned her the Te Akenehi Hei Award. Te Ahi Kaa spends the morning with Pare at Te Teko Medical Centre.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:06:00 +1300A new book Takataapui - A Place of Standing explores Māori sexual and cultural identity. Justine Murray finds out more.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 18:06:00 +1300A dream will be realised when a Tauranga Moana hapū open their Papakāinga Housing development this year. Justine Murray finds out about the process and the challenges.
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 18:06:00 +1300Reuben Taipari has lived in a whare uku, a home made of clay and rammed earth for a decade, he says it's an affordable way to live on ancestral land. Ricky Hougton is set to add ten more homes to his affordable housing in the Far North, and Victoria Kingi is working closely with māori in Tauranga to establish Papakainga homes. Te Ahi Kaa this week provides an insight into their work, and highlight of this years National Maori Housing Conference.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:06:00 +1300In light of the release of the second edition of Dr Hirini Melbournes songbook Toiapiapi, Te Ahi Kaa talks to his family about his legacy.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:06:00 +1300"There’s got to be something special about that person that they can find that space amongst our people” - Te Ururoa Flavell on historian, linguist and master carver Jock McEwen, who died in 2010.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:06:00 +1300Cori Marsters and Te Kanawa Ngarotata are the recipients of a Creative New Zealand scholarship to assist their work as emerging artists. Cori is studying for his Bachelor in Māori Arts and is researching the history and tikanga of Potae Taua (Traditional Headdress). Te Kanawa is graduate of Toihoukura and has begun an apprenticeship under the guidance of Rangi Kipa. They talk about their work, whanau and people who have been instrumental in their learning.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 18:06:00 +1300Two young emerging maori artists Cori Marsters and Te Kanawa Ngarotata were the recipients of Creative New Zealand scholarship. Cori graduated from Carving School in 2013 and is studying towards a Degree in Maori Arts and Te Kanawa is balancing whanau life and mentorship under the guidance of taa moko artists, carver and sculptor, Rangi Kipa.