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On Paakiiwaha this week...

On Paakiiwaha this week...

Kia ora koutou

Paakiwaha, a 2 hour, weekly Current Affairs Radio Programme in English on the Maaori Radio Network, hosted by Willie Jackson, produced by Claudette Hauiti and funded by NZ On Air

On Paakiiwaha this week...

Willie Jackson talks to;

Trevor Moeke CEO of Te Maangai Paaho re the much awaited Maori Television Service

George Asher from the Ngati Tuwharetoa Trust Board about their near completed Waitangi Settlement with the crown

Gary Wilson co - founder and co-owner of Mana Magazine as they celebrate the publication of it's 50th edition

TVNZ spokesperson Gary Sowry and it's much anticipated charter

Margaret Mutu who has been working on the Waitangi Tribunal for Muriwhenua in the Far North talks to Willie about the recent high profile sale of Knuckle Point on the Karikari penninsula and the Maori owners resistance to the land being sold to foreign investors.

Angeline Barlow from South Auckland's Police Communication about its strategies to fight tinny houses in Otara

In regular features

Highlights from last weeks nation-wide talkback shows:

Titewhai Harawira talks to NZ First Maaori MP Pita Paraone about the new Prostitution Law Reform Bill and his disappointment with those Maaori MP's who support the bill

Jim Perry talks with Bill English about Article 4 of the Treaty of Waitangi

Dale Husband talks with John Tamihere about the consequences of his criticism of Steve Maharey in his speech (Tamihere's) at the Knowledge Wave Conference held in Auckland in late February

In the Arts, Music and Cultural Section Willie talks to Henare Te Ua, veteran broadcaster and current producer of National Radio's Whenua programme, we catch up with Political Reviewer Duncan Garner in Wellington and we talk America's Cup with regular Sports Contributor Bailey Mackey..Bailey's also getting married, and he sold his Wedding story to a Women's magazine!!

Don't forget Paakiiwaha, live on Radio Waatea and available on the Punganet, Monday 10am - mid-day and repeated Monday afternoon from 1pm - 3pm and Tuesday afternoon 1pm - 3pm.

Naaku na

Kura Ratapu Programme Director Waatea 603 AM

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