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Korero Mai Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th April 2014

Korero Mai Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th April 2014

Broadcast on Radio Waatea 603AM
Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pm
Sunday 12.00 - 12.30pm
Both shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pm on Sunday

Saturday 12 April 2014
More than 1000 people have given up their weekend to be in Ngaruawahia for the discussion of the future of the Kohanga Reo movement. In Kia Korero Mai this Saturday Eru Morgan talks to Tawhirimatea Williams, who has taught hundreds of teachers for kohanga and kura. They discuss the changes that need to be looked at, and look back at the origins of kohanga, when it seemed te reo me ona tikanga was all that mattered and communities would create kohanga even if they had no money.

Sunday 13 April 2014
There is pressure for Wellington's long-running Maori radio station Te Upoko o Te Ika to come under the wing of local iwi. In Kia Korero Mai on Sunday, Eru Morgan talks with long-standing Te Upoko broadcaster Henare Kingi about how Maori radio was born, those who led the way, and what the future holds.

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.

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