Sunday, 28 July 2013
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
The void, the darkness, the light.
This week’s whakatāuki is explained by Wi Taepa nō Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Pikiao
Keeping whanau safe is at the very core of services run at Te Whariki Mana Wahine o Hauraki (Hauraki Women’s Refuge) based in Thames. Denise Messiter talks about what they do as a small organisation from the day to day operations, to plans for diversifying their op-shop.
Denise Messiter nō Ngāti Pukenga, Ngāti Kahungūnu Managing Chairperson at Te Whariki Mana wahine o Hauraki and Nga Kaihanga Uku members Colleen Urlich nō Te Popoto o Nga Puhi ki Kaipara; Manos Nathan nō Nga Puhi and Wi Taepa nō Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Pikiao.
Uku Rere: Nga Kaihanga Uku and Beyond opened at Te Pataka Museum in Porirua on July 14th 2013. Justine Murray has a chat with founding members of Nga Kaihanga Uku (The Māori clay workers collective) Manos Nathan; Wi Taepa and Colleen Urlich to discuss how the group was formed twenty five years ago.
In an archival segment, Nga Tāonga Korero from 1977 Whai Ngata interviews renowned weaver Emily Schuster (c.1927 – 1997) about her work teaching raranga (weaving) in various communities across Aotearoa.
Waiata featured: ‘It’s Time’; ‘Totara Tree’ and ‘Hineiwhakaataia’ performed by Pacific Curls from the album Mothersline (2005).