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  09/09/22 AUCKLAND Aotea Centre Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm - Whiua ki te ao!’ - ‘Hurl the Māori language to the world!’ On sale now Following the enormous success of the inaugural event in June, M9 announces the second edition of the unique, hybrid speaker and performance event series celebrating powerful Māori voices that reflect a contemporary te ao Māori.
Coinciding with the build-up to te wiki o te reo Māori (Māori Language Week), the second edition of M9 boasts an impressive line-up of Māori thought leaders who will take to the stage at the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Centre, on Friday 9 September to inspire, empower and entertain with their unique perspectives on the event’s theme: Whiua ki te ao!’ - ‘Hurl the Māori language to the world!’
Featuring: Francis and Kiaora Tipene, Matua “Muts’ Parkinson, Oriini Kaipara, Moana Maniapoto, Rob Ruha, Pere Wihongi, Te Aorere Pewhairangi & Hemi Kelly
Hosted by Stacey Morrison
  28/08/22 Auckland, Waitākere Room, Aotea Centre
2pm – 3pm
AUCKLAND WRITERS FESTIVAL free event - no tickets required THE TRANSFORMERS NGĀ POU WHAKAAHUA: KĀRETU, SMITH - At a time when the need for critical thinking has never been more urgent, meet two visionaries who have transformed approaches to education and language revitalisation. 84-yearold Tā Tīmoti Karetu (Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu) is the godfather of the Māori language movement whose recent endeavours include work on Dame Hinewehi Mohi’s Waiata Anthems project, and the book Ma-ta-mua ko te Kupu. Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou, Tūhourangi) is internationally renowned for her groundbreaking Decolonising Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples and is an Honorary International Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Together with Festival Curator Māori, Moana Maniapoto, they discuss their transformational legacies.

I a tātou e matekai nui nei ki a ngāi hirikapo koi, ki a ngāi whakaaro nui, ka tūtakina tētahi tokorua matatawhiti, nā rāua i panonitia ai ngā aronga ki te ao mātauranga me te whakarauora reo. E 84 tau te kaumātuatanga o Tā Tīmoti Kāretu (Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu), koia ko te amorangi o ngā mahi whakarauora i te reo Māori. Ko ētahi o ngā mahi i oti i a ia inā tata nei ko te whai wāhi ki te kaupapa Waiata Anthems a Hinewehi Mohi, ko tā Tīmoti pukapuka anō, ko Mātāmua ko te Kupu. Kua hau te rongo o Ahorangi Linda Tuhiwai Smith (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou, Tūhourangi) ki te ao i tana pukapuka para huarahi, i a Decolonising Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples, ka mutu, he mema hōnore ā-ao ia o te kāhui American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ka noho tahi te tokorua nei ki te Kairauhī Māori o te Ahurei Waituhi, ki a Moana Maniapoto, ki te kōrero mō ngā kura whakaahua kua hua i a rāua.

Ara Kē, Ao Kē - Nā Moana Maniapoto tēnei kohinga i rauhī.
Ara Kē, Ao Kē Series curated by Moana Maniapoto.
  27/08/22 Auckland Waitākere Room, Aotea Centre 12:30pm – 1:30pm AUCKLAND WRITERS FESTIVAL free event - no tickets required
THE VISIONARIES – OPPORTUNITY OR THREAT NGĀI MATATAWHITI – HE ARA WHAI HUA? HE KAPATAU RĀNEI?: CHARTERS & RURU - In 2010, the National Government signed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, joining more than 140 other countries; in 2019 the Labour Government set up a working group tasked with creating a plan to realise that commitment. The result is He Puapua, a discussion document whose title refers to the break between waves and evokes the concept of a disruption to political and legislative norms. Within days, it would become a political football, with some demanding a “national conversation”. So let’s talk. Is this an opportunity or a threat for the country? Working group members, writers and lawyers Claire Charters (Ngāti Whakaue, Tūwharetoa, Ngāpuhi, Tainui) and Jacinta Ruru (Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Maniapoto) discuss sovereignty, mātauranga Māori and igniting the imagination with Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa).

I te tau 2010, ka waitohu te Kāwanatanga Nāhinara i Te Whakapuakitanga a te Rūnanga Whakakotahi i ngā Iwi o te Ao mō ngā Mōtika o ngā Iwi Taketake, pēnei i ētahi whenua 140 neke atu; i te tau 2019 ka whakarite te Kāwanatanga Reipa i tētahi ohu mahi, ko tāna he waihanga i tētahi mahere e tutuki ai taua oati. Ko te hua, ko He Puapua, he tuhinga matapaki, ko tōna taitara e hāngai ana ki te whatinga o te ngaru, me te aha, nāna i pupū ai he whakaaro mō te whakarerekē i ngā āhuatanga ā-tōrangapū, ā-ture anō o te wā. Mea rawa ake, ka whakamahia hei tao tōrangapū, ko ētahi hoki e auē ana mō tētahi "whakawhitinga kōrero ā-motu." Ā kāti, kia kōrero tātou. He ara whai hua rānei, he kapatau rānei tēnei mō te motu? Ko ngā mema o te ohu mahi, ko ngā ringatuhi, ko ngā rōia anō, ko Claire Charters (Ngāti Whakaue, Tūwharetoa, Ngāpuhi, Tainui) rāua ko Jacinta Ruru (Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Maniapoto) ka kōrero mō te tino rangatiratanga, mō te mātauranga Māori, mō te hika anō i te kāpura pohewa, me Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa). He mea tautoko nā Te Apārangi.

Ara Kē, Ao Kē - Nā Moana Maniapoto tēnei kohinga i rauhī.
Ara Kē, Ao Kē Series curated by Moana Maniapoto.
  27/08/22 Auckland, Waitākere Room, Aotea Centre
6:30pm – 7:30pm
AUCKLAND WRITERS FESTIVAL free event - no tickets required
THE NAVIGATOR TE KAIURUNGI – HE MIHI KI A TĀKUTA MOANA JACKSON: ANI MIKAERE - We pay tribute to the late Dr Moana Jackson (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) – described as one of the greatest jurists of his generation. Jackson was a visionary who defined what Māori have constantly felt yet struggled to articulate. He brought clarity and wisdom to our conversations, while influencing generations of policymakers and jurists alike with his sharp intellect and beguiling storytelling. Celebrating his legacy and honouring his commitments to join us at the Festival in 2020 and 2022, both of which were sadly thwarted, we showcase the man and his legacy through a stunning valedictory from Ani Mikaere (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Porou), interwoven with excerpts from the documentary on him made by Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa).

Ka whakamānawatia te riro tītapu, a Tākuta Moana Jackson (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) - tērā i kīia ai ko tētahi o ngā tino mātanga o te ao ture i tōna whakareanga. He pou whakaaro nui, he matatawhiti, nā Moana i whakamārama tā te Māori i rongo pūmau ai, heoi, tē taea ai te āta whakapuaki ake. Nāna i mārama pūahoaho ai, i whai pūkenga mātauranga anō ai ā tātou whakawhitinga kōrero, nāna hoki i whakaaweawe ētahi whakareanga tito kaupapa here, ētahi whakareanga mātanga ture anō, ki te koi o tōna hinengaro me te au whakapoapoa o tana whakapuaki kōrero. Hei whakanui i ngā taonga kua mahue iho i a ia, hei whakatutuki anō i ana oati kia whai wāhi mai ia ki te ahurei Waituhi i te tau 2020 me te tau 2022, he oati kīhai i oti pai nā runga i ngā pōuritanga nui, ka whakanuia te taniwha hikuroa nei me ngā kura nui kua mahue iho i a ia, ki ētahi kupu poroaki rangatira nā te hoa, nā te rōia, nā te kaiako hoki, nā Ani Mikaere (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Porou). Ka whiria ngātahitia ngā kura kupu nei ki ētahi wāhi nō te pakipūmeka mō Moana Jackson, he mea hanga nā Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa).

Ara Kē, Ao Kē - Nā Moana Maniapoto tēnei kohinga i rauhī.
Ara Kē, Ao Kē Series curated by Moana Maniapoto.
  26/08/22 Auckland Aotea Centre Heartland Bank Room (Hunua Room)11am - 12 am AUCKLAND WRITERS FESTIVAL
On sale now
Operation Trojan Horse with Stephen Davis: “A gripping study of the collateral damage caused by government decision making in war... an expertly researched study of government duplicity,” said The Australian of Stephen Davis’ book Operation Trojan Horse. In 1990 British Airways Flight 149 departed Heathrow airport, destined for Kuala Lumpur. Instead it stopped to refuel in Kuwait as Iraqi troops amassed on the border – despite intelligence of an imminent invasion – delivering the 400 passengers and crew into the hands of Saddam Hussein to be used as ‘human shields’. How this came to pass is allegedly a tale of ‘deniable’ intelligence operations, with dramatic consequences for the civilians caught up in it, and no one held accountable. Crafted with the cooperation of survivors and input from a senior intelligence source, Davis, an award-winning journalist or editor for outlets including The Independent on Sunday, The Sunday Times and The New Statesman brings the story to light. In conversation with Moana Maniapoto.
  26/08/22 Auckland, Waitākere Room, Aotea Centre
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Free Event - no tickets required THE DISRUPTORS NGĀ IKA HAEHAE KUPENGA: FORBES, HUSBAND, KAMO, MANIAPOTO - Meet the disruptors: Māori journalists helping to lead and shape more nuanced conversation on the issues of the day through a Māori lens. Exploring questions of media power and influence, our line-up includes long-time Radio Waatea host and E-Tangata writer Dale Husband (Ngāti Maru) alongside three fearless wāhine broadcasters and writers: Mihingarangi Forbes (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Paoa), the award-winning host of The Hui (voted Best Current Affairs at NZTV Awards); author and co-presenter for TVNZ’s bilingual current affairs show Marae Miriama Kamo (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mutunga); and Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa), musician and journalist for Te Ao with Moana. Expect lively kōrero... and perhaps a waiata!

Tūtakina ngā ika haehae kupenga: ngāi pou kawe kōrero Māori e whai wāhi nei ki te ārahi, ki te whakaahua anō i ētahi whakawhitinga kōrero matarau kē ake mō ngā take o te wā e ai ki te tirohanga Māori. Hei āta wetewete i ngā pātai mō te mana me te au whakaawe o te ao pāpāho, kei tā mātou pae kōrero ko te kaiwhakataki hikuroa o Irirangi Waatea, ko te ringatuhi anō o E-Tangata, ko Dale Husband (Ngāti Maru), rātou ko ētahi wāhine mātātoa tokotoru e mōhiotia ana mō ā rātou mahi hei kaipāpāho, hei ringatuhi anō; ko Mihingarangi Forbes (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Paoa), koia ko te kaiwhakataki whai tohu o The Hui (tērā i angitu i te wāhanga Best Current Affairs i ngā tohu pāpāho NZTV Awards); ko te kaitito me te kaiwhakataki takirua o te hōtaka take o te wā reorua a Te Reo Tātaki, o Marae, ko Miriama Kamo (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mutunga); ko Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa), koia ko te pūkenga waiata, ko te pou kawe kōrero hoki o Te Ao with MOANA. He kōrero hihiko, he waiata anō pea te haere ake nei!

Ara Kē, Ao Kē - Nā Moana Maniapoto tēnei kohinga i rauhī.
  00/06/22 to 00/07/22 None...yet! Will let you know Covid has killed our performance schedule for he last two years...but we are healthy, creative and grateful.
  25/02/22 Tapapakanga Splore Festival - Main stage - 10:30 pm
Sadly Splore festival has been cancelled - let's hope for 2023. So very disappointing

On sale now (CANCELLED) TŪ is the inspired creative partnership of Moana Maniapoto and Paddy Free. TŪ mix Moteatea with Dub. Chanting with Drum & Bass. Te Reo Māori with Indigenous languages from collaborators around the globe.
Moana Maniapoto, singer/songwriter and leader of the band Moana & the Tribe was inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame in 2016 and is acknowledged for her ground-breaking mix of traditional Māori music elements such as haka and poi with contemporary Pop. Paddy Free of Pitch Black is a pioneer in the NZ electronic scene, his reputation built on exploring new fusions of taonga puoro, beats and global bass. When two giants of their respective music worlds unite, the result is TŪ. A sound, a vibe, a music that could only come from Aotearoa.

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