Te Ahi Kaa mo 23 o Mahuru (September) 2012
Spearheaded by Tama Huata five years ago, the Waiata Maori music awards celebrate traditional and contemporary Maori music while recognising the achievements of waiata Maori. Justine Murray presents coverage of the kaupapa. Maraea Rakuraku is at the Wai Summit hosted by the kingitanga at Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia and Esther-Jordan Muriwai is determined to do it all despite suffering from a lung condition. Justine Murray is at Miss Aotearoa 2012 when Muriwai is named, Runner up.