Whenua. 24/08/97 FIRST HOUR RECORDED ONLY.

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WHENUA ! 24/08/97 FIRST HOUR RECORDED ONLY.

Presented this week by Libby Hakaraia from the Radio New Zealand Studios, Auckland, on National Radio.

Greetings / prog promo and run-down.

Music : A.J. Bell - 'Ragwort and Rust'

Sdio Guest : MAY PAKI-SLATER.
An exposition, the second of its kind highlighting Māori Achievement gets underway at Auckland's Aotea Centre and Aotea Square next Thursday.
The community event first held in 1995 is expected to be attended by many thousands of people - there were more than forty-thousand two years ago.
Spearheaded by AIT - Auckland Institute of Technology, the exposition manager is May Paki-Slater who joins us now...

Music : Arai Te Uru (of Dunedin at the 1981 NZ Polynesian Festival)
Performing - 'Kia Whakaiti Tatou / Toro Mai to Ringa' composed by Muru Walters and Eru Ihaka.

Interview : MURU WALTERS - ARAI TE URU MARAE.
We were saddened this week to learn of the destruction by fire of the Dining Room of the Arai Te Uru Marae in Dunedin.
Muru Wlters was one of the people who established the urban Marae named after the Waka - Arai Te Uru - and its connection with Moeraki and the boulders there.
Muru talks with us now...

Music : Kapa Haka Item again from 'Arai Te Uru' Māori Culture Group.

Interview : IRITANA TAWHIWHIRANGI..
Thumbs-up for Te Kohanga Reo from the Education Review Office - ERO.
But not without a couple of downsides. Chairwoman of the Kohanga Reo Trust is Iritana Tawhiwhirangi and she joins us now...

Recording sudden stop! 50 mins.

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Year 1997

Reference number 52485

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Credits te Ua, Henare, 1933-2007
Hakaraia, Libby, 1968-
Walters, Muru
Paki-Slater, May
Tawhiwhirangi Iritana

Duration 00:50:00

Date 24 Aug 1997