18 Mar 2012

Te Ahi Kaa mo 18 o Poutu te Rangi (March) 2012

From Te Ahi Kaa, 6:00 pm on 18 March 2012

Young Maori actors Roimata Fox and Whatanui Flavell share their challenges of being part of the cast of the Maori Shakespeare Play Toroihi raua Ko Kahira, while Producer Grace Hoet outlines the financial constraints of taking the play overseas. Maori Lawyer Donna Hall talks to Maraea Rakuraku about her work with Sir Graham Lattimer and the New Zealand Maori Councils involvement with hapu (sub-tribes) and ownership of resources. Maraea visits Levin Kokiri and gets a lesson with weavers Ina Jensen and Paki Brown, and Justine takes in Te Ra o Kupe festival at Te Kura Kaupapa Maori.