Living By The Stars Season 3

  • Māori Now Original
  • 20 Episodes

Professor Rangi Matamua’s research shows that Tamanuiterā played a significant part in the lives of our ancestors. His presence is apparent in time regulation, in higher learning, in ceremony, and has function and purpose throughout the entire Māori year, winter to summer, summer to winter, Tamanuiterā played a huge part in the lives of Māori.

Episodes

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Hōtaka 1 - Te Takenga mai o te Rā

In this episode we go back to the very origin of the Sun from a Māori perspective.

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Hōtaka 2 - Te Whakairinga mai o te Rā ki te Rangi

In this episode we explore the kōrero about Tāne, and how his suspended Tamanuiterā in the sky.

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Hōtaka 3 - Māui me Tamanuiterā

In this episode we explore the connection Māui has to Tamanuiterā, and how the lessons of this story still has relevance today.

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Hōtaka 4 - Te Ara Pikopiko o te Rā

Our ancestors observed the movement and the state of Tamanuiterā across the sky throughout the year. We explore the concept ‘Te Ara Pikopiko’ and what this meant to our ancestors.

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Hōtaka 5 - Tamanuiterā me Ōna Hoa Wāhine

In this episode we explore further the path Tamanuiterā takes across the sky over the year and how our ancestors interpreted his movement across the horizon during the summer and winter seasons.

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Hōtaka 6 - Ngā Tamariki a Tamanuiterā rāua ko Hinetakurua

In this episode we explore the children of Tamanuiterā and Hinetakurua

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Hōtaka 7 - Ngā Tamariki a Tamanuiterā rāua ko Hineraumati

In this episode we explore the children of Tamanuiterā and Hineraumati

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Hōtaka 8 - Tamanuiterā i te Takurua

In this episode we analyze the state of Tamanuiterā in the winter and what this meant to our ancestors

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Hōtaka 9 - Te Rā i te Raumati

In this episode we analyze the state of Tamanuiterā in the summer and what this meant to our ancestors

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Hōtaka 10 - Tamanuiterā me te Auahitūroa

In this episode we explore the connection between Tamanuiterā and another well-known astronomical phenomena, the comet.

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Hōtaka 11 - Tamanuiterā me te takenga mai o te ahi

In this episode, we look at the connection between Tamanuiterā and fire!

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Hōtaka 12 - Te Whitinga mai o te rā

In this episode, we look at how our ancestors reconciled the rising of the sun from a Māori worldview.

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Hōtaka 13 - Te Tōnga o te rā

In this episode, we look at the setting of the sun, and how our ancestors understood this movement of the sun.

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Hōtaka 14 - Tamanuiterā me te karakia

In this episode, we look at the connection between the sun, and traditional Māori karakia.

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Hōtaka 15 - Tamanuiterā me te whakataukī

In this episode, Professor Rangi Matamua looks at the sun and his connection to our traditional Māori proverbial sayings.

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Hōtaka 16 - Tamanuiterā me te hunga mate

In this episode, we look at the connection between the sun and those who have passed away.

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Hōtaka 17 - Tamanuiterā me te mātauranga

In this episode, we look at the connection between the sun and our knowledge bases.

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Hōtaka 18 - Te Kurahauawatea

In this episode, we look at the sun and its connection with the solar halo.

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Hōtaka 19 - Tamanuiterā rāua ko Tānerore

In this episode, we look at the sun and its connection to traditional Māori performing arts.

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Hōtaka 20 - Tamanuiterā rāua ko Tahu-nui-o-rangi

In this episode, we look at the sun and its connection to the southern lights.