Prof. Taiarahia Black focuses on Kura Paul-Burke (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Whakahemo) who has under taken research with Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa. Kura Paul-Burke’s research connects with Te Moana a Toi Kai Rākau.

Tai first talks about research, what is research and how to conduct research.

Kaupapa tuarua is an example of a Masters & Doctorate student from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and ties in to the main kaupapa, Kura Paul-Burke and her thesis.

Tai ties in a part of Te Koko ki Ōhiwa: Te kai i rāri noa mai te raweketia e te ringaringa ē..to Kura Paul-Burke’s research. He also speaks about the waiata Te Kooti Ārikirangi Te Tūruki, Pinepine te kura and ties it to Kura Paul-Burke. 

Next week, Tai will focus on Monita Delamere’s korero, Pinepine te Kura