About 500 people are expected at the 51st Taitokerau Secondary Schools Nga Manu Korero being hosted by Bay College this week.
Over the past 50 years the competition has developed into an event supported by most of the secondary schools who showcase the best of there speakers who compete to represent Te Taitokerau at the National competition also being hosted in Whangarei in August.
There are 3 sections, Senior Maori and English, Junior Maori and English, and the Taa Hemi Henare which is bilingual.
Radio Tautoko and Te Reo o Ngatihine will broadcast live for the Hui from tomorrow at 12pm until Friday at about 5pm
The Waitangi Tribunal have returned to Hokianga for week 19 of the stage 2 claims hearing process for Ngapuhi.
Over the past five years they have been hearing evidence from the 5 Taiwhenua or Hapu collectives on breaches to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
This week Hapu kaikorero from the North Hokianga will present evidence on the confiscation of land and other breaches of the Treaty.
Radio Tautoko will broadcast the hearings from today until they end on Thursday.
Today the Waitangi Tribunal begin the urgent hearing into claims relating to the Trans Pacific Partnership
lat year the Tribunal said the issues for inquiry are whether or not the TPP effectively protected Maori interests, and what Maori input was now required for the ratification of the TPP agreement to comply with the crowns obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi
the Tribunal will hear from the claimants and the Crown, including evidence from three expert witnesses commissioned by the claimants, the Crown and the Tribunal.
Radio Tautoko will broadcast the hearing live at home and on our web page tautokofm.com, daily from 9am to 5pm
You are able to listen to the korero from the hearings by clicking on Play Tautoko fm now at the bottom of the top of the right hand part of the page.
Kia ora e whanau ma here is the program fro the rest of the week.
9am. Ngatiwai ki Whangaruru.
Wai 1677. Huhana Seve
Wai 1544 George Davis, Huhana Seve and Bella Thompson presenting as a panel.
Myllie George, Honey Mclasaac-Paora
Wai 1512. Mike Leuluai
Wai 1529. Carmen Hetaraka.
1.30pm Tony Waltzl, Overview of Land Alienation in Whangarei.
Report Summary. Crown, Claimant Council.
3.30pm. Claimant Council and questions from Tribunal.
Thursday 18 February.
9am. Manuka Henare, Northern Tribal Landscape, Report Summary, Crown Cross-examination.
11am Manuka Henare continued, Claimant Council, Cross examination, Tribunal Questions.
1.30pm Te Uriroroi.
Wai 1524 Hona Edwards.
Wai861. Hanna Pirihi.
3.30pm. Kare Rata, Murray Smart, Taylor Piripi, Terence Piripi and Gorgina Piripi presenting together, Richard Nathan.
Friday 19 February.
9am. Ngati kahu / Ngai Tu
Wai 619. Sonny Livingston Kopa, Makuini Ututaonga, Kuina Scrivener,
Waimarie Bruce- Kingi, Wayne Haigh.
12pm. Wai 2058. Taipari Munro, Dinah Paul, Meryl Carter, Millian Ruka, Lorraine Noris.
Ngapuhi will gather at Te Rerenga Paraoa Marae today for the start of a week long Waitangi Tribunal Hearing, Te Paparahi o te Raki, week 17, when Te Mana Motuhake a Rohe o Whangarei , the Hapu collective from the Whangarei region will present evidence of Crown breaches of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Nga hapu Parawhau, Patuharakeke, Ngatihau, Te Waiariki and Ngatiwai ki Whangaruru evidence will be presented by their kaikorero.
Tautoko will broadcast live from the hearings from Monday at 8am to Friday at 3pm
For coverage of the Hui go to our web page tautoko fm.co, or Irirangi .net
The time table for the week.
Monday 9am. Parawhau.
Wai 156 Rowan Tautari, David Peters, Marie Tautari.
Wai 156, 504, 591, 1248, 2337, Marie Fletcher
Wai 2060, Hinemoa Apetera
Wai 1517, Mike Kake.
Wai 1308 Juliane Chetham
Wai 246 Dr Jacques Boubee, Dr Neale Hudson.
Tuesday 16 February
9am Te Waiariki. Wai 620, 2239, 1411, 1412, 1413, 1415, 1416 Pereri Mahanga
Ngaire Henare, Mitai Paraone Kawiti
1.30pm. Wai 6208, 1681, 1683, Arhtur Mahanga, Te Maawe Mahanga
Wai 2368, Tangi Rudolph.
Wai 1972, Wattie Cooper.
Wai 2217, Cruz Broughton,
Wai 681, Sir Graham Latimer, Hector Busby.
We will post the programme for Wednesday and Thursday tomorrow.
Te Reo Takiwa o Tautoko and Ngatihine have set up a mobile studio on Te Tii Marae Waitangi and will broadcast live from Waitangi from 8 to 8pm tomorrow and 6am to 6pm on Saturday.
Coverage will include the whakatau for the Government ministers tomorrow, interviews and
korero live from the Treaty grounds , Te Tii Marae and the peoples forum which starts tomorrow afternoon.
Regular updates will also be posted on the Tautoko face book page.
Nga mihi o te ra kia koe. We are broadcasting live from the Turner Centre Kerikeri today from 9 to 5pm.
Nga kai korero mo tenei ra.
Wai1957 (Tamaki Legal)
9am. Wiremu Reihana
11am. Wai 966 Te Kerei Tiatoa
Wai 1724 (Afeaki Chambers)
1.30pm Wai 1724 (Afeaki Chambers)
Wai 914 (Charl Hirschfield)
3.30pm Rio Greening
9am. Wai 1131 (Moana Tuwhare)
11am. Arnold Maunsell
1.30pm Te Wihongi
3.30pm Wai 53 Parahirahi C1 Trust
The Waitangi Tribunal returned to Ngapuhi yesterday and from today will hear submissions from kaikorero from Te Waimate, Taiamai ki Kaikohe as part of the Te Paparahi o te Raki Stage two Hearings of of the Ngapuhi Historical Claims.
Tautoko will broadcast live from the Turner Centre Kerikeri daily from 9 to 5pm