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Taupatupatu: Radio Waatea

Taupatupatu: Radio Waatea

Listen to TAUPATUPATU– the tribal debates! Last week, Te Arawa out debated Tuhoe and this week Ngati Porou will try to outsmart Nga Puhi.

TAUPATUPATU - the forum where the very best Maori language speakers from 16 tribes throughout the country will pit their skills against each other.

So don’t forget to tune in to Radio Waatea 603AM tomorrow night from 7pm-8pm and every Thursday at the same time for the next 20 weeks. You can even join the audience at Radio Waatea, 31 Calthorpe Close Mangere- but be there early to get a seat!

Broadcasted with funding from Te Mangai Paaho.

Radio Waatea (603AM) 7pm-8pm

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