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Keeping it Reo: Past Episodes 2020

Celebrating your te reo and bringing community together

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Kia ora ra e te iwi.  Tune in as we explore our language, its up and downs and people sharing their insights, not just on the language but in general everyday life.

An organic show, growing our awareness of language through perpetuating the dialogue of its value and importance in our Communities . Nau mai ee


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Last show for 2020

Koala and Kangaroo are joined by four of their mates for the last show of the year. What could possibly go wrong???

Duration: 00:28:15 | Date: 23 December, 2020

Meri Pohutakawa

Duration: 00:30:35 | Date: 23 December, 2020


Gareth's message for today's episode is "Use the te reo you know. Your reao is good enough." Plus sentence learning with Hemi.

Duration: 00:28:13 | Date: 9 December, 2020

Paint Me a Picture

Talking about settler-imposed family structures, and her recent song release "Paint Me a Picture", with EJ Barrett.

Duration: 00:36:02 | Date: 11 November, 2020

The 18th at Parihaka

Duration: 00:28:11 | Date: 18 November, 2020


Tribal rugby league, busy-ness, and the Puanga Kapahaka event at Waitara

Duration: 00:30:05 | Date: 4 November, 2020


Today's topics: school holidays, tribal league, rites of passage, Te Mataawai, Maaori candidates

Duration: 00:27:48 | Date: 14 October, 2020

Inspiration and Change

Gareth's guest this week is Jesse Puata. Jesse has two businesses - Dudley Holistic Lifeskills Centre and MME - tu te ihi. He is a rongotawa (mentor) and speaks about inspiration and changes

Duration: 00:29:30 | Date: 30 September, 2020


Guidelines around I me te ki; A and O category. Wiki o te reo Maaori; Hu nuku whare, jin shin training

Duration: 00:28:42 | Date: 23 September, 2020

Mahuru Maori

Feel good. Emotion creates reality.Time to spring into your creativity!

Duration: 00:30:36 | Date: 9 September, 2020


With this week's guest, Rex Lovegrove, today's kōrero covers truths, manawa/heartbeat, kaupapa, and shock and trauma.

Duration: 00:31:04 | Date: 2 September, 2020


Todays korero includes feelings and needs, koroneihana, and differing opinions

Duration: 00:11:54 | Date: 26 August, 2020

Back On Track

Gareth is back after a break. He shares news of a new job, recent challenges, Covid 19, and what's been happening with Keeping It Reo.

Duration: 00:25:25 | Date: 19 August, 2020


Duration: 00:29:38 | Date: 15 July, 2020


Duration: 00:22:22 | Date: 8 July, 2020

Snowy Mountain

Troy shares his story with Gareth

Duration: 00:34:07 | Date: 1 July, 2020

Suicide Awareness

Duration: 00:28:37 | Date: 24 June, 2020

Five Key Sentences

Duration: 00:31:28 | Date: 27 May, 2020

Kindness and Sunshine

Gareth is looking at use of idioms in different languages; and what's happening in the garden. Huaraku = fruit, Huawhenua = vegetables

Duration: 00:29:07 | Date: 6 May, 2020


Live from home

Duration: 00:32:10 | Date: 29 April, 2020


Duration: 00:30:49 | Date: 22 April, 2020

Te Kaumawaru

Topics covered this week: 17th March - start of NZ wars, 18th and 19th March at Parihaka, WOMAD, sickness

Duration: 00:22:12 | Date: 18 March, 2020

Busy March

Jin Shin Tara, upcoming events

Duration: 00:29:27 | Date: 4 March, 2020


Duration: 00:30:05 | Date: 26 February, 2020

Guest Andrew Sangster

Gareth talks with guest, Andrew Sangster, about projects, Andrew's reo journey, suicide and Summer Breeze

Duration: 00:29:01 | Date: 19 February, 2020


Duration: 00:37:38 | Date: 5 February, 2020

It's Bro Time

Duration: 00:19:06 | Date: 29 January, 2020

Te Arokopono

Duration: 00:26:41 | Date: 22 January, 2020


Gareth is joined by his tamariki - they talk about aroha, respect, pepeha and whakapapa

Duration: 00:28:08 | Date: 8 January, 2020