[Ngā Puna Waihanga 1986 - part 5]

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Continuation of Te Reo o Aotearoa broadcasts from the Ngā Puna Waihanga Māori Artists and Writers Hui, 1986. Broadcast from Tūrangawaewae Marae, Ngāruawāhia.

- Leona Bresnehan continues her interview with Te Aue Davis about the restoration of taonga such as meeting houses and woven kākahu.

- Kaikōrero: Neville Baker, Deputy Secretary of the Māori Affairs Department. He speaks about the successful use of cultural programmes to develop young Māori people who have 'slipped through the cracks.' He speaks about the need for Māori to develop their own unique commercial arts and crafts products. He talks about his experience overseas seeing what was happening in cultural development in places like rural Ireland.

- Kaikōrero: Hēnare te Ua speaks with April [?], who is the secretary of Ngā Puna Waihanga. She talks about kete and working with flax.

- Kaikōrero: Howard Morrison speaks As well as being a renowned entertainer, he also works for the Māori Affairs Department. He speaks about the development of Māori art by artists such as Cliff Whiting and Para Matchitt.

On the second day of the conference, Nigel Dick, Chief Executive of the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand departs and makes a farewell speech. He talks about the lack of Māori programming on radio and television, to some heckling from the audience.

- Kaikōrero: President of Ngā Puna Waihanga, Para Matchitt.

John Simpson, composer and singer (Ngāti Parewahawaha) Sings two of his own songs: Kia tūpato tō tū, Dole out the dollar.

- Kaikōrero: Haare Williams speaks with pioneer film maker Ramai Hayward about her memories of making of the film "Rewi's Last Stand" which was filmed at Tūrangawaewae and used the waka "Te Winika."

She explains how her husband Rudall later arranged for his film "To Love a Māori" to be used for fund-raising for the dining hall on the marae. [continued on part 6 ID47892]

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Year 1986

Reference number 47891

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Māori radio programs
Ethnic radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits Davis, Te Aue, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Baker, Neville, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Morrison, Howard, 1935-2009, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Dick, Nigel, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Matchitt, Para., Speaker/Kaikōrero
Hayward, Ramai, Speaker/Kaikōrero
te Ua, Henare, 1933-2007, Interviewer
Williams, Haare, 1940-, Interviewer

Duration 00:57:40

Date [May 1986]

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