Tena koutou e whakarongo mai nei ki a Paakiwaha
Paakiwaha is an exciting weekly current affairs programme from a Maori perspective. Paakiwaha is hosted today by Dale
Husband and broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from New Zealand on Air.
Coming up on today’s show is Dr Rawiri Jansen gives the scoop on the new COVID-19 lockdown rules.
Khylee Quince talks about the wahine Māori imprisoned for 14 days for escaping managed isolation. Is there a double
standard for Maori?
Co - leader of the Māori Party John Tamihere talks about his decision to drop his party list ranking from 1st to number
Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare will updating whanau with regular Covid updates over the next few weeks.
Willie Te Aho phones in live from the opening of a new housing development at Raukokore
Former Labour Party President Mike Williams talks illiteracy behind bars and the amazing results he's been seeing from
inmates. Today marks the annivesary of Former PM Norman Kirk - Mike touches on the different governing styles of Prime
Ministers past and present.
Ani Pahuru-Huriwai talks to Dale about the passing of Keri Kaa, acclaimed writer and Maori Language advocate, and the
influence her mahi has had on the nation.
Tony Kemp is furious at the lack of Māori and Pasifika Rugby League executives. He says if they're going to use them on
the field, they should have a seat at the decision making table.
We wrap up the show with Adam Gifford talking politics and Ken Laban gives a wrap on the weekends hākinakina
On Radio Waatea 603AM on Mondays 10am- 12 noon and on selected iwi and community radio stations.
Supported by NZ On Air
So tune into yet another lively thought provoking and debate packed programme or live stream at www.waatea603am.co.nz