Taringa Podcast

Want to increase your knowledge of te ao Māori (the Māori world)? With a mixture of Māori and English, the Taringa podcast is the perfect way to learn te reo and tikanga Māori in a fun and relaxed way. Taringa is brought to you by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary education providers. We offer a comprehensive range of qualifications to New Zealanders from all walks of life.

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Friday May 19, 2023

Tokahaere e i ahatia koe e ngā atua o te pō? E te iwi tahuri mai ki tā tātou puninga o Once Upon a Taima. This week we recreate the story of Tokahaere and it's significance to the people of Raukawa.

Friday May 12, 2023

The Taringa crew talk about some of the tikanga of our tūpuna regarding ariki in light of the recent coronation ceremony of King Charles III.

Friday May 05, 2023

Te reo whakawhāiti. When learning te reo Māori it's easy to get stuck in the black and white of syntax, grammar structures and so forth. However, there are also alot of grey areas which can't be measured by a flow chart. This grey part is tikanga and can only be learned or understood by experience. Whakakāngia tā tātou tīkera, ā, kia whakaoko mai ki tā tātou wānanga mō te rā.

Friday Apr 28, 2023

Tōia tapotu te waka kōrero ki te wai. Mā wai e tō? Mā Taringa e tō, mā Hoturoa e tō!
Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr navigates us through some of his experiences as a Tohunga Whakatere Waka. From these experiences he offers some enlightening insights into our perception of waka, our maritime history and many more.

Friday Apr 21, 2023

Snowy and Kahu take some time to reflect on the way that they've acknowledged ANZAC day in the past. The pair also indulge in a short grammar wananga about the use and variations of "wareware".

Friday Apr 14, 2023

Hamuera Maika joins the Taringa crew to discuss his region and share some interesting stories. Whakaronga mai!

Friday Apr 07, 2023

Snow, Paraone and Kahu listen to some excerpts from the 1990 Aotearoa Traditional Māori Performing Arts Festival (ATMPAS), which was held in a hot tent in Waitangi that year.

Friday Mar 31, 2023

MC Grammar is back again, revisiting kupu used in reference to Whakapapa, plus a few digressions and embellishments. Heoi anō, whakarongo mai!

Friday Mar 24, 2023

More answers for your questions, e te iwi! We cover pātai both old and new - covering kupu Māori for the word "episode", unpacking the kupu "kawa" when used in a karakia, explanations of Tupuna and their Tikanga around cutting hair, how to reply to the kīwaha “Ko hea koe?" and also thoughts on pōwhiri for people arriving at airports. Lots of mini wānanga within one big wānanga. Mauri ora!

Friday Mar 17, 2023

In this episode, the esteemed Waldo Houia shares his upbringing in Te Reo, the reo of Ngāti Porou, and other whakaaro pertaining to his iwi; Ngāti Uepōhatu

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