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Aroha ki te tangata, Ahakoa ko wai te tangata
Love people, in spite of who they are
This weeks whakatauki is explained by Kahu Waitoa nō Ngāti Pōrou
Merenia first started singing and recording in the 1990’s. Then she disappeared. Well, not exactly. Maraea Rakuraku catches up with the musician who has become somewhat of a World Music legend.
There’s nothing quite like the reality of a diminished home based Ngāti Pōrou population to motivate as Ani Pahuru-Huriwai explains to Justine Murray, who through co-ordinating, the online course He Konae Ako: E Nati is realising the survival of Ngāti Pōrou reo, tikanga and waiata.
Pēpi pods is a safe sleeping bed for baby that can be used as a mobile bassinet or can be put into parents’ bed safely to replace co-sleeping. Justine Murray is in Waipukurau and is shown a demonstration with Makere Nepe Apatu Thorstensen. In an archival recording from 1983 Sir Peter Tapsell (1930 -2012) is in conversation with Henare te Ua (1934 - 2007)
Makere Nepe Apatu-Thorstensen demonstrates how Pēpi pods work
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In Te Ahi Kaa: Justine Murray gets the lowdown with Makere Nepe Apatu Thorstensen from Waipukurau Central Health about Pepi pods and how they make it safe to co-sleep with baby; Rotorua born Merenia Gilles had a record deal at age 16 and she's been rocking music ever since both locally and internationally, Maraea Rakuraku catches up with her; Ani Pahuru-Huriwai talks about He Konae Ako: E Nati, an online resource that reconnects Ngati Porou with their traditions and; In an archival recording from 1983, Henare te Ua discusses a range of topics with Peter Tapsell (1930 - 2012) including the use of te reo Maori in schools and in broadcasting. (48′25″)
Produced and presented by Justine Murray
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