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17 Paenga Whāwha 2011

"Moemoeātia te moemoeā, engari whakatinanahia."
Dream the dream, and achieve it.
This week's whakatāuki is explained by Justine Murray.

Joshua Kauta demystifies the art of book restoration at his studio on his whānau farm at Omaio, Eastern Bay of Plenty.

After years in the music industry Dennis Marsh was stoked but surprised when Māori Songbook reached number one on the New Zealand Music album charts this month. He discusses the album with Justine Murray.

And, once a month the Levin Kokiri centre comes alive with the sounds of weaving and laughter as students from Te Wananga o Aotearoa weaving programme gather to learn techniques, share skills and spend time together. Raranga tutor Tracey Huxford shows Maraea Rakuraku around.

Waiata featured

Te Rina, Hangi Tonight, Māku, Blue Smoke performed by Dennis Marsh from the album Māori Songbook (2011) and E te Hokowhitu recorded at 2011 Ngarimu Scholarship Awards ceremony on 2 March, at Parliament buildings, Wellington.