Whenua. 18/05/97 ( Part 1 of 2 )
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WHENUA ! 18/05/97 ( Part 1 of 2 ) [Music content has been edited due to copyright restrictions]
Presented by Hēnare te Ua and Libby Hakaraia from the Radio New Zealand Studios, Auckland, on National Radio.
Greetings / prog promo and run-down.
Music : Andrew J. Bell - 'Taihape' from his Album 'Ragwort Touch'
Tape Interview : MIKE HOLLINGS.
Of Ngāti Raukawa is a man whose aspiration is to increase the amount of Te Reo Māori or Māori Language on Radio and television.
Mike took up the job of CEO of the Māori Broadcasting Funding Agency, Te Mangai Paho in July 1996. Te Mangai Paho is bound by the Broadcasting Act "to promote Māori language and Māori culture by making funds available" to Māori broadcasters.
Mike's work life began in broadcasting and he moved into education before joining the management team at the ministry of Māori development.
Music : Emma Paki - 'Smile Society' from her Album 'Oxygen of Love'
Studio Interview : BETTY WARK.
Betty has been described as a legend among Aucklands underprivileged young people.
Not many can say they've lived with more than ten thousand people - Betty can.
And little wonder when you consider that Betty has cared for thousands of neglected and abused young people for the past two and a half decades in a number of community houses in Ponsonby and Herne Bay,
At 73, Betty known widely as "Ma" is a tireless campaigner who held a seat on the Auckland City Council for several years and is also the chairwoman of the Māori Social Services Providers Association.
Betty joins us now.
Music : Wiki Baker, St. Joseph's Māori Girls Choir and the NZ Māori Chorale -
' Hine E Hine'
News / Weather.
Reference number 52418
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
te Ua, Henare, 1933-2007
Hakaraia, Libby, 1968-
Date 18 May 1997