Huia Rau

Two generations talking. One language. Extraordinary lives, Huia Rau. This series is specific to the Taranaki region. On Demand video available globally.

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Huia Rau, Tiki Raumati

Anglican Māori priest Tiki Raumati talks with Te Poihi about his whakapapa links to Ngāti Mutunga of Taranaki and Wharekauri.

Huia Rau, Hēnare Ngāia

Te Poihi sits with Hēnare Ngāia as he shares his teaching experience at Hato Paora for many years. He also talks about his married and family life and his love for waiata aroha.

Huia Rau, Hēnare Ngāia

Story teller and longtime educator Hēnare Ngāia, shares with Te Poihi his whakapapa links to Ngā Puhi and his childhood upbringing between Te Taitokerau and Taranaki. He talks about Tonga Awhikau, a prominent kaumātua of Ngārongo Pā, Ketemarae as told by his elders when Hēnare was young.

Huia Rau, Marina Hineara Parata

A strong advocate of Te Ataarangi movement, Marina Hineara Parata sits with Te Poihi shares with him her childhood memories of Ngārongo Pā, Ketemarae near Matariki (Normanby), South Taranaki. She also expresses her passion to teach te reo Māori using the Te Ataarangi methodology.

Huia Rau, Ihaka Robinson

A fisherman at heart, Ihaka Robinson talks to Te Poihi about his fond memories growing up in Te Arawa and his connections to Taranaki. (F)

Huia Rau, Hinewaito Bigham

On the outskirts of Manaia, Te Poihi journeys to the home of Hinewaito Bigham. She talks about her childhood upbringing at Waiokura Marae, Manaia.

Huia Rau, Pukepuke Tangiora Avery

Te Poihi journeys to Te Hāwera to speak with Pukepuke Tangiora Avery. Tangiora illustrates her knowledge of whakapapa and shares her community working experience in Taumarunui and Taranaki.