Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders joined together to speak, sing and celebrate te reo at midday on Monday. This "Maori Language Moment", part of Te Wiki o te reo Maori, was the single largest celebration of the Maori language in Aotearoa's history, So how can events like these contribute to the goal of getting 1 million Maori language speakers by 2040? Joining us to discuss is Professor Rawinia Higgins, the Chair of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori chair/The Maori Language Commission. As well as being an eminent Maori studies scholar, she's also a member of the Waitangi Tribunal, and a passionate advocate for all things te ao Maori.
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Art historian and curator Mary Kisler is back to discuss the Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition currently on at the National Gallery in London. Gentileschi (1593 - c.1656) was an Italian Baroque artist, and one of the first women to forge a successful career as a painter. She painted subjects that...
Mohamed Hassan is an award-winning journalist and poet based in Auckland. Public Enemy, his 2016 podcast series about the rise of Islamophobia post 9/11, won Gold at the 2017 New York Festival Radio Awards. Last year he reported extensively on the Christchurch mosque attacks, all while in deep...