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Korero Mai Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th March 2014

Korero Mai Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th March 2014

Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pm
Sunday 12.00 - 12.30pm
Both shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pm
On Sunday

Saturday 29 March 2014
Maori Television has celebrated its 10th Birthday. One of the people who laid the groundwork for it, and who led the opening ceremonies 10 years ago, was Huirangi Waikerepuru of Nga Kaiwhakapumau I Te Reo Maori, the Wellington Maori Language Board. Huirangi was on hand for the birthday celebrations, leading the karakia. In Kia Korero Mai on Saturday, Eru Morgan talks to Huirangi about the claim for the language and the achievements of the channel in its first decade.

Sunday 30 March 2014
On Sunday in Kia Korero Mai, Eru Morgan talks to Rereata Makiha about an initiative to encourage international solidarity in culture, trade, tourism and other business collaborations among the 33 Malay-Polynesian ancestral nations. The World Melayu-Polynesia Organisation, which links Maori and Pasifika people to a combined population of 385 million, is holding its second conference in Waitangi this weekend. On Monday it will host a trade fair in the Floating Pavillion on Auckand's Viaduct Basin, where Maori and Pasifika businesses and entrepreneurs can show their products and services and make links with counterparts from their Austronesian cousins.

Korero Mai Ki Ahau a half hour features programme every Saturday and Sunday from noon, which takes an in – depth look at issues affecting te ao Maori. Totally in te reo Maori brought to you by Waatea Newsin association with Te Mangai Paho.

Ma Waatea ma te reo hei whakamarama
Both shows will be available as podcast on our website: waateanews.com

ENDS

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