Waka Huia

Since its first transmission in 1987, Waka Huia has captured for all time, the faces and voices of many kaumātua who are no longer with us. In the process we have created a vital and important audio-visual archive of Iwi and Hapū, life and history.

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Waka Huia, Series 11 Episode 7

A profile of Matakana Island landowner David Te Aho Te Rangi Murray who reveals the big issues facing Māori land ownership on the island over the years and the development threats to his community.

Waka Huia, Series 11 Episode 6

Profile of Te Tii Waitangi Marae Trust Chairperson Emma Gibbs-Smith who talks about being adopted as a baby to grow up in the Māori world, her family life and involvement in cleaning up Waitangi's polluted waterways and marine environment.

Waka Huia, Series 11 Episode 3

Ngāi Tūhoe Kaumātua Ron Tahi has dedicated his life to Ōhāua Marae in the heart of Te Urewera, Ruataahuna, having been placed there as a baby by his whānau.