Jodi – New Zealand Blood – May 2017

Jodi – New Zealand Blood – May 2017

This week we were joined by Jodi from the NZ Blood Service. In her korero Jodi explained what NZ Blood is doing and the need to increase blood donor participation. Blood is a currency to continued life for most people especially those with cancer who have undergone...
Bilingual Children’s book Launched today

Bilingual Children’s book Launched today

A new bilingual children’s book is being released today which aims to use te reo Māori to connect with a new generation of speakers. Ngā Maunga Tohorā has been written by academic Vincent Olsen-Reeder from Victoria University’s School of Māori Studies and published by...
Dennis Marsh – I Believe

Dennis Marsh – I Believe

After an 18 month break New Zealand singing legend Dennis Marsh returns with his brand new studio album. ‘I Believe’ features 14 of his all-time favourite songs of faith and inspiration including ‘Crying In The Chapel’, ‘Oh Happy day’ and ‘Pieces of my Life’....
Tamati Coffey: Torangapu Reipa

Tamati Coffey: Torangapu Reipa

Saturday 23 September 2017 marks the New Zealand elections. Ahead of this date, TumekeFM spoke to Tamati Coffey, who is standing in the Waiariki Maori district for the Labour Party when voting takes place Wiremu Huta Martin questioned Tamati on the way our country...
Turuhira Hare – Te Kapahaka o Ruatoki

Turuhira Hare – Te Kapahaka o Ruatoki

Every week we profile local roopu heading along to Te Matatini 2017, in the lead up to the event. This week we interviewed Te Kapahaka o Ruatoki. We spoke to Turuhira Hare about the origin of Te Kapahaka o Ruatoki, and when they performed at the nationals, before it...
Maia Wharekura – Tuturakauika Ki Rangataua

Maia Wharekura – Tuturakauika Ki Rangataua

Every week in the lead up to Te Matatini 2017, TumekeFM will be spotlighting local roopu heading along. This week we spoke to Maia Wharekura. Maia talked about the origin of Tutarakauika ki Rangataua and how the rōpū is going after the passing of Awanuiarangi...