Te Ao Māori

Mother and daughter talk about the power of intergenerational vision | He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia…

We explore intergenerational visions, whakapapa, and future aspirations with a māmā-daughter duo.

Meet the kaikōrero advocates who are reimagining justice in Aotearoa | He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia…

"Let's get rid of that old colonising system, let's start again."

Mahinga Kai - He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia, Series 2 | Episode 4

This episode in Te Reo asks how we might uphold Māori traditions for the wellbeing of the people.

Ahi Kōmau - He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia, Series 2 | Episode 3:

Can mātauranga Māori help us find solutions and understanding on suicide prevention?

Reclamation - He Kākano Ahau: Wawatatia, Series 2 | Episode 2:

In episode two, we meet three people working to revive and reclaim mātauranga Māori.

Puoro in the City - He Kakano Ahau, Series 2 | Episode 1

There’s not much that can’t be fixed with a good cup of tea and a chat with the Aunties.

The things that stop us from returning to our homelands

City girl Geneva shares reflections and regrets of visiting her kuia’s birthplace for the first time

Our greatest leaders have always thought intergenerationally

On learning lessons from the visionaries who plant seeds for our mokopuna to harvest.

The stories underneath the concrete

Making an effort to learn about the history beneath our feet.

To be Māori is to be everything you could possibly be

Before moving to the city Kahu Kutia typically thought of Māori in the city as disconnected. But she learned that for some Māori, the city is…

The space we need to feel seen

In episode two of the podcast He Kākano Ahau, Kahu Kutia travels to Ōtautahi to look at what it's like for Māori moving to the city…

On Covid-19, Mana Motuhake and an urban marae tucked away in the city

He Kākano Ahau is a podcast written, researched, and hosted by Ngāi Tūhoe writer and activist Kahu Kutia. Kahu lives in Wellington after spending the first…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Manatika | Justice

We spend a lot of money locking people up in this country. It costs $100,000 to keep one person in prison for one year. More has…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Whānau | Family

Between 1950 and 1999, it’s estimated around 100,000 children were taken into state care. The majority of them were Māori, and many of them were abused.


Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Hauora | Health

Only 4 percent of psychologists in Aotearoa are Māori. But Māori are 50 per cent more likely to experience mental distress than tauiwi, or non-Māori.
This episode…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Takatāpui | LGBTQIA+

Gender fluidity and sexual diversity was an accepted part of Māori and Pacific societies before colonisation.

This episode is about Takatāpui | LGBTQIA+, and how pre-colonial understanding…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Mātauranga | Knowledge

The voyage of Polynesian ancestors to these shores has been called the “greatest migration story in the history of mankind”. But we hear very little about…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Reo | Language

Te Reo Māori was banned in schools in 1867.120 years later it became an official language, but by then only 15% of Māori could speak their mother…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Taiao | Nature

The forest of Te Urewera, in the middle of the North Island, was the first place in the world to be granted legal personhood - all…