Whaikōrero

Oratory is a traditional and integral element of tikanga Māori. Whaikōrero is viewed as a hallowed realm, with only a select few amongst many reaching the pinnacle. How do we keep it relevant yet still maintain its sacred nature? Mondays, 10.00pm.

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Whaikōrero, Series 2 Episode 2

Ko Waikato-Tainui te takiwā, ko te whaikōrero te kaupapa. Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Waikato-Tainui, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.