Archive for May, 2013
Tena koutou katoa,
There are 2 sections for Nga Whakataetae Manu Korero o Te Taitokerau today, which are as followed:
Te Rawhiti Ihaka (Junior Maori Speeches)
Taa Turi Kara (Junior English Speeches)
There are specific judges for each section.
Judges for Te Rawhiti Ihaka are:
– Mutunga Rameka – Ngapuhi
– Mina Pomare Peita – Te Rarawa
– Eli Smith – Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri
– Ngawaiata Smith – Ngati Kahu
Judges for Ta Turi Kara are:
– Mere Taylor – Ngapuhi, Hokianga
– Hori Chapman – Ngapuhi, Hokianga
– Dion Hobson – Muriwhenua
– Pani Hauraki – Ngapuhi, Hokianga
At the end of all the speeches there will be a brief break followed by the prize giving for both sections.
Join us as we broadcast live from the event today until the end.
Mauri ora ki te katoa o nga kai korero o te ra nei. Kia Kaha!
Kia ora koutou
Today was an awesome day at Nga Manu Korero mo te Tai Tokerau.
At the begging of the day Nga Manu Korero started off with the Korero Ohorere (Impromptu Speeches) for both The Korimako and Pei Te Hurinui sections.
There was a brief break as they introduced a new trophy to Nga Manu Korero o Te Tai Tokerau to be awarded to the winner for The Korero Ohorere (Impromptu Speeches)
Heading towards the end of the day Both Sections of Te Korimako and Pei Te Hurinui took the stage one more to do their Whaikorero (Prepared Speeches)
And finally at the end of the day was the prize giving for the Korimako, Pei Te Hurinui and Impromptu sections.
Korimako Section (Senior English):
3. Lucretia Griffiths (Bay of Island)
2. Te Wairere Waiomio (TKK Hokianga)
1. Kawena Harrison (WGH)
Pei Te Hurinui Section (Senior Maori)
3. Ezekiel Raui (Taipa A.S)
2. Martha Daniels (Panguru)
1. Brian Wikaira (TKK Hokianga)
Winner of the Korero Ohorere section:
So there you have it whanau. The 2 seniors going to represent Te Tai Tokerau in Nga Whakataetae Manu Korero in Waikato this September is Kawena Harrison (WGH) for Senior English and Brian Wikaira (TKK Hokianga) for Senior Maori.
Congratulations to you both. Mauri Ora!
Nga mihi nui ki a koutou katoa
Here are photos of our fist day at Nga Manu Korero o Te Taitokerau
Tomorrow the outside broadcast will start at 8.30am.
Our taitamariki will compete in the speech contests incorporating the Korimako and Sir Turi Carroll competitions for Māori pupils speaking in English and the Pei Te Hurinui Jones and Te Räwhiti Ihaka competitions for all pupils speaking in Māori,
Kia ora koutou. Nga mihi o te waa ki a koutou e noho mai na i nga kainga putanoa i te ao.
We will broadcast live coverage of this years Taitiokerau Regional Nga Manu Korero Speech Competition Starting at 12 noon.
The annual competition , hosted by Te Kura Takiwa o Manganuiowae Students from over 20 schools will compete to represent Taitokerau at the National event later this year
We will post the program this morning.
Kia ora whanau. A reminder that we will commence our coverage of Stage 2 of the Waitangi Tribunal Hearing from Copthorne Hotel tomorrow stating at 9am.
We will post the program for the week this afternoon.
For you living in the Taitokerau tune in on 95.5 off Hikurangi, 99.5 off Maungataniwha and 105.3 off Russell and for those living else where go to the web page tautokfm.com.
We welcome your comments on the broadcast
The Waitangi Tribunal returns to the Bay of Islands next week from May 13-17.
The hearings will focus on the hapu claims of Nga Hapu o te takutai Moana and in particular the claims of Ngati Manu, Te Kapotai,and Ngatiktuta/Patu Keha.
The hearing week will kick off on Monday when the hearing participants will be taken on site visits through the Bay of Islands.
From Tuesday to Friday the hearing will be held at the Waitaha Conference Room at the Copthorne, Waitangi starting at 8.30am each day.
Radio Tautoko will broadcast coverage of the hearing from Tuesday to Friday
Tena koutou katoa e hoa ma. ka hono matou ki Te Reo Irirangi o Ngatiporou mo te Tangihanga o Parekura Horomia mai i te ata nei tai noa ki te wha ate ahiahi nei me apopo mai ite waru ite ata ki te Poupoutanga o te ra
Aroha mai whanau ma. We have linked to Radio Ngatiporou who are broadcasting live the tangihanga of Parekura Horomia.
Today’s broadcast will finish at 4pm and we will take feed of the funeral tomorrow from 8am to 12 noon.
Radio Ngatiporou also has a site for audio coverage of the Tangihanga. For that facility please go to their web page.
Due to this broadcast we will resume our local programs tomorrow afternoon.
Nga mihi nui