Takurua. Join Professor Rangi Matamua as he talks to the Takurua season. We talk about the Matariki cluster and how important it is in regulating the Māori year. We also discuss the 3 lunar months of this season, Pipiri, Hōngongoi & Hereturikōkā.
Hōtaka 2 - Kōanga
Kōanga. Join Professor Rangi Matamua as he talks to the Kōanga season. We talk about the signs of each lunar month that make up this season, Mahuru, Whiringa-ā-nuku & Whiringa-ā-rangi.
Hōtaka 3 - Raumati
Raumati. Join Professor Rangi Matamua as he talks to the Raumati season. We talk about the signs of each lunar month that make up this season, Hakihea, Kohitātea & Huitanguru. We also get a glimpse into the changes that are happening around us during this time of the year.
Hōtaka 4 - Ngahuru
Ngahuru. Join Professor Rangi Matamua as he talks to the Ngahuru season. We talk about the signs of each lunar month that make up this season, Poutūterangi, Paengawhāwhā & Haratua. We also get a glimpse into the changes that are happening around us during this time of the year.
There are so many choices when it comes to the boil up, or the kaikōhua. Our mātanga talk to their favs!
Karena & Kasey Bird - Hōtaka 4 - Te Whakamā i te Hupa
Our mātanga take the humble soup of the kaikōhua to the next level!
Karena & Kasey Bird - Hōtaka 5 - Te Wheua Pēkena
The bacon bone! Join our mātanga as the present the bacon bone with a twist.
Karena & Kasey Bird - Hōtaka 6 - Te Wātakirīhi
Watercress! One of the most important ingredients in the boil up. Watch to see how our mātanga cook theirs
Karena & Kasey Bird - Hōtaka 7 - Te Whakarākei
Te Whakarākei! The garnish! Presentation is everything and our mātanga definitely excel in this space. Watch to see how they garnish Māoridom’s classic, the boil up.
Karena & Kasey Bird - Hōtaka 8 - Te Hora i te kai ki te Pereti
Some say we eat with our eyes. So feast on the presentation of our classic dish, of the boil up.
Karena & Kasey Bird - Hōtaka 9 - Ko te reo, ko te kai
Can you believe that our masterchefs have only been learning te reo Māori for 2 years?! Join our mātanga kai Karena & Kasey as they talk about how their love for kai has had an impact on their love for te reo Māori.
The Pipi Mā crew are exploring again with Haumi, they meet the Pepeketua, the native frog that is only found in parts of Te Ika a Māui! This very special Pepeketua also knows sign language, whakamīharo!
Hōtaka 2 - Pā Onepū
Pipi Mā are exploring again with their friend, Haumi! This time they are off to the beach! Join us to see what they learn today, ka rawe tamariki mā!
Hōtaka 3 - Te Ikaroa
The Pipi Mā crew suit up into their magic kākāhu pōkai tuarangi, their space suits and learn more about Te Ikaroa, the Milky Way with Haumi! Ka rawe koe, e Hau!
Hōtaka 4 - Ngā Reo o te Ao Hurihuri
Join the Pipi Mā crew & Haumi as they visit different countries to learn more about their languages, ka wani kē hoki!
Hōtaka 5 - Pōpokorua
The Pipi Mā crew explore the world of the pōpokorua, the ant! They are joined by Waropai, te kaitiaki o te papa tākaro, ka rawe koe, e Waro!
Hōtaka 6 - Te Kauhoe
Te Kauhoe! The Pipi Mā crew head off to the pools for a dip! Luckily, their kaitiaki Waropai is there to make sure they are safe, me haumaru ki te wai, ka tika! Kia ora, e Waro!
Hōtaka 7 - Te Waiariki
Today the Pipi Mā crew go looking for Waropai, its cold outside and they are worried about him. They find Waropai relaxed and warm, join us to see how Waropai keeps himself warm on a cold winters day. Ka pai, e Waro!
Hōtaka 8 - Ngā Āhua
The gang are exploring with Waropai. He introduces the Pipi Mā crew to kuia pūngāwerewere. She shows the kids her weaving skills that were left to her by her ancestors, kei tawhiti kui pūngāwerewere!