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Kuia, Series 2 Episode 4

Kairirangi Hohepa: Joy Ngaropo-Hau chats with 90 year old Kairirangi. Born in 1925 and raised in Kaikohe , Kairirangi has definite veiws on the pros and cons of marriage and the plight of her kaumatua generation regarding the reo spoken on television today.

Kuia, Series 2 Episode 3

Lucy McGahan: 84 year old Lucy is Te Whanau Pani Tuhoe, she is interviewed by Te Wanihi Edwards.  Born 1931 at home in Ruatoki, Lucy reflects on her growing years of tending gardens, plowing with horses, and her concerns for the reo.

Kuia, Series 2 Episode 2

Irihapeti (Betty) Hunia Talking from her home in Te Teko, 91 year old Irihapeti chats with MTS Kaikorerero Te Wanihi Edwards about being beaten at school for speaking Māori, how teachers renamed Māori students with pākeha names, and how she had to marry her husband twice.

Kuia, Series 2 Episode 1

Jossie Kaa: Te Wanihi Edwards travels to the remote area of Rangitukia to kōrerero with 81 year old Jossie Kaa. Jossie talks of how since the age of 7 she has missed her father since his death in Egypt in 1941 while serving in the second world war and how she has never given up on calling to the purse he sent her that was stolen from her on a train trip as a young girl.