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    Sunday 14 Feb
    • Season 2021, Episode 1

    We sit down with Willie Jackson, Carmen Parahi, Guyon Espiner and Merepeka Raukawa-Tait to talk about the year ahead for Māori. We also introduce Kiri and Astley Nathan, mother and son duo as they begin their reo journey.

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      • Season 2021, Episode 17

      We are joined by Toi Kai Rākau Iti, Tamatha Paul, Annette Sykes and Hikawai Te Nahu as they talk to us about their visions and aspirations for the year 2040. We also hear from Lee Naniseni from the Ōtara Kai Village as she shares the mahi they do to help the South Auckland community.

      • Season 2021, Episode 16

      WARNING: Deals with the issue of suicide. | We sit down with Mike King and Mariah Herbert as we hear their stories of fighting mental illnesses and how they hope to help the next generation.

      • Season 2021, Episode 15

      We are joined by Dr Claire Charters, Waimirirangi Ormsby, Shane Te Pou and Merepeka Raukawa-Tait to talk about He Puapua. He Puapua looks at how Aotearoa should implement the UN declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. Ā kua hoki mai a Kiri rāua ko Astley mō te wā tuatoru ki te kōrero mō tā rāua ara reo.

      • Season 2021, Episode 14

      We hear Taylor's story of being Māori and transgender with Green Party MP Dr Elizabeth Kerekere. Plus, we meet Anne, a volunteer service manager for Auckland City Mission and taonga puoro band IA from Waikato.

      • Season 2021, Episode 13

      We sit down with Tupua Urlich, Tu Chapman, Lady Tureiti Moxon and Tā Wira Gardiner as we talk about state care here in Aotearoa and how we can change the system to better suit Tamariki Māori. We also feature Taika Waititi's piece on unteaching racism as he shares a racist experience from his childhood.

      • Season 2021, Episode 12

      In this episode, Tupua Urlich recalls a harrowing journey of 12 years in state care. We also feature musician / producer Mara TK as he shares his creative journey on the eve of his album release.

      • Season 2021, Episode 11

      This week's panel discussion features Manu Caddie, Dr Huhana Hickey, Dr Mark Hotu and Khylee Quince as they talk about the cannabis referendum results and where to from here. Plus, Ben and Sarah Brown talk about their kaupapa 'She Is Not Your Rehab'.

      • Season 2021, Episode 10

      We talk to Joel Pirini, a doctor from Northland as he shares insight on COVID vaccination amongst Māori. Plus, Rangi McLean talks about the vaccination station at Manurewa Marae. Ā i kōrero hoki a Marae kia Ben Brown e pā ana ki tōna pukapuka toikupu 'How The F*** Did I Get Here'.

      • Season 2021, Episode 9

      We are joined by Peeni Henare, Wayne Knox, Claudette Hauiti, Hurimoana Dennis and Debbie Ngarewa-Packer as we talk about the housing crisis here in Aotearoa. Ka noho hoki ki te taha o Kiri rāua ko Astley Nathan kia whai i tā rāua ara kia ako i te reo Māori.

      • Season 2021, Episode 8

      They need no introduction - L.A.B. An insightful look at the band and their success in just 5 years since forming. We also talk to Anna Mcallister as she shares her story of being a queer, fat, wahine Māori.

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