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?

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Series 2 - Episode Guide

Whaikōrero Billings for series two

Episode 1. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Te Arawa, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 2. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Waikato-Tainui, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 3. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Ruatāhuna, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 4.
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Taranaki, Whanganui and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 5. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Te Waipounamu, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 6.
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from the Tāmaki Makaurau region, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 7.
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Ngāti Kahungunu, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 8. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Te Tairāwhiti, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 9. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāi Te Rangi and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.


Episode 10. 
Whaikōrero masters and practioners examine formal oral traditions from Te Taitokerau, and scrutinise the evolution of this art form in a contemporary world.