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Teacher Training Colleges throughout the country now have special programmes on aspects Māori and Polynesian cultures. In the past, the emphasis was on the Māori and Polynesians as they are. Today they look at many facets, especially the living culture richness it offers our nation.
Live-in symposiums on Marae throughout Maoridom are now an integral part of student's preparation as teachers.
The North Shore Training College had a live-in at the Te Tira Hou Marae, Panmure the marae of the Tuhoe people. Students were there for two days in preparation for a weeklong stay at Tukaki Marae in the Bay of Plenty. During the poroporoaki, students expressed what they had gained from their two-day visit.
Gordon Chandler (Social Studies lecturer) was the first speak.
Kaikōrero: George Parakowhai, followed by his [unidentified] waiata kinaki
Kaikōrero: [unidentified speaker]
Kaikōrero: [Māori studies lecturer] Rua Pipi.
Poem: 'A fall of rain at Mitimiti' by Hone Tuwhare, read by Selwyn Muru.
[NB. poetry copyright permission cleared for online catalogue recording].
Reference number 45333
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
Chandler, Gordon, Interviewee
Parakowhai, George, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Pipi, Rua, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Date 19 Feb 1977