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...
E Tu Whanau: Aroha

E Tu Whanau: Aroha

The Delamere Cup celebrates whanau from all over the Whakatohea rohe, in a 2 day festival celebrating whanau, culture and kapahaka. TumekeFM took the oppourtunity to ask whanau at the event what aroha looked like in their own whanau:...