He Reo Tawhito
Conversations about Mōteatea
 

Mōteatea is a centuries-old tradition of chanted song-poetry; a great literary and musical art form that expresses the powerful portrayal of storytelling and is reflective of the emotional depths of a Māori world view. Its vast richness is yet to be fully understood. 

In this seven-part series hosted by Crystal Edwards, we hold conversations with some of the world’s leading experts on mōteatea and ask them: What exactly is mōteatea? How has it changed since colonisation? What issues does it face today?

 

‘He Reo Tawhito’ is available on all major platforms.

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This podcast is bilingual (Te Reo Māori and English)