Join us for a fascinating series of online hui featuring local iwi and Māori from around the motu (island), sharing knowledge and kaupapa Māori.
The panel discussions will be shared daily at 10am on Wellington City Council’s Facebook page and YouTube channel from Monday 13 - Friday 17 July.
Topics include karakia, waiata, mahi toi, film and resilience.
Mana Tangata is curated by Suzanne Tamaki and facilitated by Adrian Wagner.
Monday 13 July - Karakia (Prayer)
Shane Te Ruki - Iwi Advisor Waipa Council
Bill Kaua - Tangi Te Keo
Tuesday 14 July - Waiata (Music kōrero)
Kirsten Te Rito - Singer/Songwriter
Vanessa Stacey - Singer/Songwriter
Toni Huata - SOUNZ Maori music director
Ria Hall - Tauranga Arts festival director
Wednesday 15 July - Mahi Toi (Artists kōrero)
David Hakaraia - Creator of Waituhi flags
Wayne Youle - Creator of Waituhi mural
Martin Langdon - Courtenay Place lightboxes exhibition
Makerita Urale - CNZ liaison
Rachael Rakena - Tutor Massey University
Thursday 16 July - Māori Filmmakers
Julian and Becs Arahanga - Independent filmmakers
Libby Hakaraia - Director Maoriland films Tainui Stephens - Producer Maoriland films Whetu Fala - Producer/Director
Friday 17 July - Business Resilience + Well Being
Tanemahuta Gray - Taki Rua theatre
Sefa Enari - Pacific Dance
Rob Mokoraka - Shot Bro Director