He mahi ahurei ka whakahaerehia e ngā wāhine Māori, ko te ao o te Karanga ka tirohia e tēnei pakipūmeka, Karanga: The First Voice.
- ŪPOKO 1 - MĀ WAI RĀ E TAURIMA? - Rāhina 05 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
Our panel of Kaikaranga discuss the many factors involved in being a Kaikaranga – what the responsibilities and challenges are. We head north to spend time with Panguru based kaikaranga, Deidre Wijohn.
- ŪPOKO 2 - MANA TUKU IHO - Rāhina 12 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
Naida Glavish talks about inherited mana and the unique role of women which stems from the whare tangata. We meet Māori midwife Heather Muriwai and 2 sisters Lynley and Hinemoa who welcomed their daughter and niece with a karanga.
- ŪPOKO 3 - TAHA WAIRUA - Rāhina 19 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
Our panel consider wairua and karanga. We meet Makuini Ruth Tai who references environment in her karanga. We also meet Brigitte Te Aweawe, a trainee Anglican priest. Her Karanga references Te Runga Rawa.
- ŪPOKO 4 - RANGARANGA - Rāhina 26 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
A Kaikaranga can set the tone for a hui offering up connections through history or whakapapa. Whakaarahia Koroheke from Taranaki and Waikato-Maniapoto talks about the rich content and imagery in her karanga.
- ŪPOKO 5 - WHAKATUPURANGA RUA MANO - Rāhina 02 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
The panel discuss ways to learn Karanga. We find out about Whakatupuranga Rua Mano, a remarkable 40-year strategy implemented by Te Kotahitanga (Ngāti Raukawa, Te Atiawa and Ngāti Toa) for the reclamation of reo and tikanga and how this impacted karanga.
- ŪPOKO 6 - TUKU REO, TUKU MOURI - Rāhina 09 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
It all comes back to the Reo. Te Ingo Ngaia and Puna Wano Bryant (Te Reo o Taranaki Trust) outline the reo strategy to grow whānau knowledge of Taranaki mita through waiata, whakapapa, history and karanga.
- ŪPOKO 7 - KŌTIRO MĀORI E - Rāhina 16 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
Our panel discuss the complex issues around girls and karanga. At Turakina Māori Girls College, Marton the girls learn reo, tikanga and also karanga. Principal Terehia Channings outlines her school's decision to do so.
- ŪPOKO 8 - ME KO HINE RĒHIA AHAU - Rāhina 23 o Whiringa-ā-nuku, 8.00 i te pō
How does karanga within performance differ from karanga at the marae? The panel offer their thoughts on karanga in performance. We also meet 2 Kaikaranga, Tiahuia Ropitini and Renata Curtis who come from a kapa haka background.
- ŪPOKO 9 - KEI WĀHI KĒ - Rāhina 30 o Whiringa-ā-rangi, 8.00 i te pō
Karanga often happens away from the marae. We meet Maaki Howard, kaikaranga at Auckland University of Technology who begins each graduation with a karanga. Healer Awhitia Mihaere gives her thoughts on the effect of karanga on wellness.
- ŪPOKO 10 - NGĀI PĀKEHĀ - Rāhina 07 o Hakihea, 8.00 i te pō
Anna Berry is a Kaiako at the Hoani Waititi kura and a kaikaranga at the marae there. She is also Pākehā. Our panel debate Pākehā women taking on the role of kaikaranga.
- ŪPOKO 11 - TE AO HURIHURI - Rāhina 14 o Hakihea, 8.00 i te pō
Selena Pirika is a Kaikaranga and a transgender woman. Selena talks about her love of karanga, and her supportive whanau. We follow Selena when she is Kaikaranga at Auckland's Gay Pride Parade. Panelists Mera and Rhonda give their opinions on this topic.
- ŪPOKO 12 - HE KETE KŌRERO - Rāhina 21 o Hakihea, 8.00 i te pō
Some final thoughts from Kaikaranga on issues such as preparation to deliver karanga, qualities of an outstanding karanga, and manaaki. Our panel take their leave of each other with some heartfelt comments about their time together.