Te Ao Māori

Rangatahi react to eating tītī (muttonbird) for the first time

Rangatahi Māori try the delicacies of their ancestors. Up first is tītī.

Sound and energy healing with Ngaronoa and Komako | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 9

Lie down, close your eyes, listen closely and enjoy the experience of Pūngao Ora, Mauri Ora.

The five pillars of whare kōrero | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 8

Paraone Tai Tin explains how the five pillars of whare kōrero can guide your life.

‘Laughing helps’: @jordynwitha_why on combating racism with humour

“I thought music and comedy would be a great strategy to highlight and discuss issues like racism.”

Inside mau rākau, the Māori martial art

“My taiaha heals me and guides me through this world.”

Why this young wahine founded an organisation to help rangatahi in need

After experiencing the hardships of poverty, Māhera Maihi founded the youth organisation.

The 3rd-fittest teen on earth, CrossFit champion Hikooterangi Curtis, shares how to stay healthy in…

He talks about what it was like to come home from such a high-energy kaupapa to MIQ.

Learn a meditation for feeling safe with Zakara | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 1

“I didn’t know how to be safe, because no one teaches you how to be safe."

Learn hīkoi aroā mindful walking with Manu | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai l Ep 2

“I thought I was good at staying happy and seeing the best out of every situation. But I wasn’t really good at healing and dealing with…

Learn yoga with Christine | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 3

In this episode, we practice a yoga sequence in te reo Māori with Christine Russell.

Learn māuri tau mindful meditation with Te Aorangi | Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai | Ep 4

In this episode of Mānawa Maiea te Atawhai, we learn Māuri Tau, mindful meditation.

A youth worker shows us a day in their life helping homeless rangatahi in Auckland

Shiloh Mills is a youth worker helping young people experiencing homelessness in Tāmaki Makaurau.

How Waiata Anthems helped these artists find te reo Māori

“My family really wanted to learn a lot more. And it kind of made the journey of learning the song so much more special” - Paige…

Two generations discuss their journeys with te reo Māori

Karen Leef and Joyce Kupe-Stephens sat down to to talk about their shared histories and struggles.

Sonny Ngatai on the history of Māori language revitalisation

Presenter Sonny Ngatai talks about his own connection with te reo Māori.

‘35’ by Ka Hao feat Rob Ruha is the TikTok anthem of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

We spoke to two rangatahi behind NZ's #1 hot single.

The feelgood hit ‘35’ by Ka Hao featuring Rob Ruha is the number one song on the…

A short history of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori has a long and significant history, and we all should learn about it.

To celebrate 50 years of Te Matatini kapa haka festival, we're making an album of the greatest…

Te Matatini is the national Kapa Haka competition that has been held every two years since 1972.

Finding whanaungatanga in the South

What does whanaungatanga mean to you? Is it whanau and the feeling of belonging, or something different? 

Hitaua Arahanga-Doyle (Ngāi Tahu, Te Āti Haunui a Pāpārangi) is…

Māori voters can only switch electoral rolls once every 5 years. Is it time for a change?

“It restricts Māori ability to have an impact in these elections.”

Every five or six years, Māori voters have the choice to swap between the general electoral…

What do you look for in a partner, and do you even have those qualities yourself?

What is cheating? And is marriage still important to our generation?

I’m a pro golfer. I want to inspire other Māori on the world stage

"It was then I thought, ‘Wow, Māori can reach those heights.’”

Māoriland: the creative hub empowering story sovereignty

“It’s crucial that we rangatahi get to tell our stories."

We asked 8 rangatahi about their thoughts on racism

“That behaviour is very much alive in our country.”

What is going on at Pūtiki Bay on Waiheke Island?

“In 2021, this is definitely not the appropriate activity to be happening within our bay.”

8 rangatahi tell us what they really think about dating apps

“The only good things to come out of it would be in the bedroom…”

We asked 8 rangatahi about education in Aotearoa

“Why should people learn Māori history? Because it’s a connection to the land that we live on.”

The fight to save kauri with mātauranga Māori

"There’s a colonialistic notion that indigenous knowledge is cute, touristy at best."

Teaching urban Māori lost skills of how to gather kaimoana safely

“It's scary because the rate in which Māori men are drowning continues to increase.”

Taonga puoro were almost lost, now these wāhine are taking the revival to a new generation

May we boundlessly dream of possibilities beyond our wildest imaginations. May we weave communities of support, compassion and active solidarity. With our history in front of…