Next Episode of Waka Huia is
Season 2017 / Episode 9 and airs on 27 May 2017 22:30
Now in its 26th season, Waka Huia is an iconic archival documentary series recording the unique stories and histories of Maori for all New Zealanders.
A blow to the stomach does not deter 64 year old Tipene Rangihuna (Ngati Porou) who reveals how martial arts and his Maori culture have saved his life.
One of the original Kohanga Reo strategists, raised in prayer and the old ways, the late Te Oraiti Calcott (Ng?ti Porou) reveals how to make a language live and her relationship with a Princess.
The last cowboy from Kennedy's Bay, Coromandel, former stock drover Winiata Harrison (Ng?ti Porou) showcases 1000 acres of his ancestral land and his fight to keep it intact.
He's 81 and fighting to change street signs in Taranaki, entertainer Henare Ngaia (Taranaki) is world famous in Hawera and on a mission to correct history.
Hoterene Tipene died midway through filming - his family allowed us to complete his story. The Ng?ti Hine ‘body' reclaimer reveals why a body must be buried intact and how he ensured it was.
Tawhiri Morehu (Ngati Pikiao) reveals how land can divide families and unite subtribes and the changes he's observed in how land is governed.
He married her for her beauty and brains, she married him for te reo. Charlie and Ngareta Timutimu reveal their politics with te reo M?ori and the trials of living outside your tribal area.
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