Mahinga Kai

Sunday January 2 at 6.30 PM on Maori Television

Our kuia and koroua who once gathered kai as a matter of necessity offer insights into hunting and gathering practices of yesteryear. Tonight: The families of Matakana Island continue the traditional practices of their ancestors in the way they gather food. Featuring korero with Pato Douglas.

Sunday December 26 at 6.30 PM on Maori Television

Our kuia and koroua who once gathered kai as a matter of necessity offer an insight into hunting and gathering practices of yesteryear. Tonight: The late Taranaki Nuri speaks from beside Lake Tarawera about his experiences of traditional food gathering practices, and Moe Kerei discusses the practices of her people in the village of Maraeroa.

Sunday December 19 at 6.30 PM on Maori Television

Eel is a traditional food and a delicacy still enjoyed by Maori today. Its importance as a food source and some of the traditional methods of catching and cooking this food are discussed.

Sunday December 12 at 6.30 PM on Maori Television

Kaumatua talk about the food-gathering practices of yesteryear that ensured the survival of their people. Tonight: Morehu Ngatoko examines the relationship of his tribe Ngai Tamarawaho and the Waikareao waterway, a constant provider for the people of the area.

Sunday October 31 at 6.30 PM on Maori Television

Series premiere! Our kuia and koroua who once gathered kai as a matter of necessity offer an insight into hunting and gathering practices of yesteryear. Tonight: Local elder Joe Mason talks about the food gathering practices of the Ngati Awa people, from the Whakatane River and surrounding area.