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?
Our first 4 guests include Mauriora Kingi, Awanui Black, Te Wharehuia Milroy and Poia Rewi, where they lay down the foundation for the series.
This week we feature Huirangi Waikerepuru, Piri Sciascia, Turuhira Hare and Pakake Winiata, where we ask, what is whaikōrero?
Our guests include, Pou Temara, Erima Henare, Anaru Martin and Paraone Gloyne, where they look at how to deliver a whaikōrero.
On this episode, the 4 orators are Tīmoti Kāretu, Waldo Houia, Che Wilson and Kingi Kiriona, and they talk on the formal aspect of whaikōrero.
Our 4 guests include Rāhui Papa, Lewis Moeau and Te Wharehuia Milroy. They discuss how an orator may structure his whaikōrero.
This week we have Huirangi Waikerepuru, Poia Rewi, Che Wilson and Pouroto Ngaropo, where they look at who has the right to whaikōrero.
This episode includes Chris Winitana, Piri Sciascia, Awanui Black and Kingi Kiriona where they look at how a whaikōrero can become a memorable one.
On this episode, Erima Henare, Mauriora Kingi, Tīmoti Kāretu and Rāhui Papa examine the paepae.
Pou Temara, Chris Winitana, Pakake Winiata and Pouroto Ngaropo discuss how orators use weaponry to enhance their whaikōrero.
Our guests for this episode include Te Ripowai Higgins, Turuhira Hare, Te Kahautu Maxwell and Waldo Houia, and they look at the role of the women in whaikōrero.
Te Waihoroi, Meng Foon, Lewis Moeau and Heketū Blake look at how non-Māori participate in the process of whaikōrero.
The final episode of Whaikōrero has Hone Sadler, Paraone Gloyne, Te Poroa Malcolm and Anaru Martin. They look at the future of whaikōrero.