Korero Mai Ki Ahau - Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September
Korero Mai Ki Ahau - Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th
Broadcast on Waatea 603AM
Saturday 12.00 -
Sunday 12.00 - 12.30pm
Both shows repeated 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Saturday 14th September: In 2005 Ngawha Prison was finally opened dispite anger and protests from local Maori. Ngapuhi kaumatua Ron Wihongi was one of those who protested against the building of the prison because of the site that was used. Ngawha Springs is a waahi tapu and a healing spring that locals had used for centuries. This week Ron talks about the Ngawha Springs and the spirituality surrounding it and environmental damage caused to other surrounding landmarks including Lake Omapere
Sunday 15th September: Mania Clark is from Tainui. A Maori language journalist she is also a devout Christian, She works as a broadcaster for Christian broadcasters Radio Rhema and Shine TV. Mania also hosts Te Rongopai - The Good Word, a Christian faith show on Radio Waatea.
Mania talks with Eruera Morgan about Christianity and whether schools need to be including bible studies into their curriculum. She also talks about Maori losing faith demonstrated by the ever decreasing numbers od them attending church.
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 News in association with Te Mangai Paho.
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Both shows will be available as podcast on our website: waateanews.com