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17 Whiringa-ā-nuku (October) 2010

"He rangi tā Matawhāiti, he rangi tā Matawhānui."
"The person with a narrow vision sees a narrow horizon,
The person with a wide vision sees a wide horizon."

This week's whakatauki is explained by Harima Fraser (nō Te Arawa, Ngati Pōrou, Ngapūhi)

Winston Reid is fast becoming the poster boy for New Zealand soccer, with a burgeoning career which involves him splitting his time between Europe and New Zealand. Maraea Rakuraku talks with him and his extended whānau at Wellington airport before he boards yet another plane.

Phillip Parker of Māori Football New Zealand offers his perspective on why it's significant to have a Māori player in the English Football Premier League.

Paul Ransfield is a recent convert to the learning of te reo Māori, and he's sought to share his enthusiasm by establishing an online language learning resource. Kapai TV is aimed at bringing the discovery of the language into the world of smartphones and tablet computers (e.g. iPads). Justine Murray gets a demonstration.

After 11 years together, Polynesian boy band Nesian Mystik is calling it a day. We review the final album 99 A.D..

Waiata featured:

It's On from the album It's On (2002)

Fresh Boyz feat Scribe, Sun goes down, It's Almost, Life is yours,Paradise from the album 99 A.D. (2010)

Never forget from the album Solid Territory: Indigenous Hip Hop and Roots Collaboration (2008)