Whenua. 25/05/97 ( Part 2 of 2 )

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WHENUA ! 25/05/97 ( Part 2 of 2 )

Presented by Hēnare te Ua and Libby Hakaraia from the Radio New Zealand Studios, Auckland, on National Radio.

Greetings / prog promo and run-down.

Interview : MAHIA BLACKMORE.
Mahia Blackmore and the Rhythm Mamas. Mahia's a doyen on the entertainment scene and is of Ngāti Raukawa stock. She talks about the band and how it came about and where they hope it's heading.
Song from Mahia : 'My Imagination' (recorded at the Whenua studios.)
Mahia interview continued;
Song from Mahia : 'Broken Branches'
Mahia interview continued;

Kupu Korikori : A personal opinion and comment by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Muru Walters who talks this week about Ta Moko - Tattoo.

Tape : PIRIPI WALKER - WIREMU PARKER.
It's been just over ten years since the we mourned the death of Wiremu Parker of Ngāti Porou, linguist, educationist and radio broadcaster.
During the week, the Stout Research Centre of Victoria University of Wellington recalled the legacy of Wiremu Parker by inviting a former friend, student and broadcasting collegue of Parker's, Piripi Walker, to speak on Parker's legacy to Māori scholarship.
Piripi of Ngāti Raukawa Te Au Ki Te Tonga wondered why the Centre had asked him to lecture on Wiremu Parker, a thought consistent with Piripi's own humility, self effacement and gentleness.
Here is an edited version of the lecture, Ko Te Rata Kauru Nui - Wiremu Parker - his legacy of Māori Scholarship.

Music : Ngāti Porou Group - 'Te Wiwi Nati'

Music : Witerina Harris - 'Haere Mai Ra E Te Kawana'

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Year 1997

Reference number 52421

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits te Ua, Henare, 1933-2007
Hakaraia, Libby, 1968-
Walters, Muru
BLACKMORE, Mahia
Walker, Piripi

Duration 00:54:00

Date 25 May 1997