Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa: Maaka Fiso – Moemoea

Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa: Maaka Fiso – Moemoea

Week two of NZ music month and we have had the privilege to interview some of Aotearoa’s finest Māori artists. This week we will showcase Maaka Fiso a fresh artist of waiata i roto i te reo Māori. Moemoea is a song about having a dream and pushing through...
Ngati Awa Hapu Challenge 2017

Ngati Awa Hapu Challenge 2017

Whanau from around the roopu were back at it again, at Adventure Solutionz, to battle it out for the crown of best hapu, at this year’s The Ngati Awa Hapu Challenge 2017. The annual event brings whanau from far and wide, for an awesome day of family fun, to...
Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa: Tirama

Te Marama Puoro o Aotearoa: Tirama

It’s that time again.. May is here, and so is NZ Music month! To celebrate, TumekeFM will be talking to new and established artists. Today Maraea Davies kai tito of Tirama off the album Reiuru, talks to us about where she feels Maori music is and her career as a...
WATCH: Tamati Coffey in studio at TumekeFM

WATCH: Tamati Coffey in studio at TumekeFM

I korero a Wiremu Huta-Martin ki a Tamati Coffey o te Rōpū Reipa. I roto ia i te teihana o TumekeFM ki te whakatau i tāna e hiahia ana inā ka pōtihia ia. Here’s a highlight footage of the korero between Wiremu and Tamati Coffey....
WATCH: Toka Tu – Mass Haka Whakatane

WATCH: Toka Tu – Mass Haka Whakatane

Last week Whakatane hosted Toka Tu, a mass haka organised by keen locals, in solidarity of those fighting for their indigenous rights over the Standing Rock reservation in the USA which is currently being threatened my a major oil company. The haka was performed at...