New Series of Marae DIY launched

31 08 2007

Marae DIY
Marae DIY Team
A new series of of Marae DIY has started on Maori Television playing Wednesdays, at 8.30pm.

There are some truly magic moments in this series that promise to be a worthwhile watch.

Look out for some of firsts – the first South Island DIY, the first three (not four) day DIY and for the first time ever, they’ll give you a little insight into all the crazy stuff (that they generally don’t want you to see) that goes on pulling this extraordinary kaupapa together in the “Behind the Scenes” episode which also revisits some of the 31 marae worked on over the past four years.

Waipapa Marae – Kawhia (29 Aug)
Tarimano Marae – Rotorua (5 Sept)
Omaha Marae – Leigh (12 Sept)
Toroanui Marae – Parihaka (19 Sept)
Otakou Marae – Dunedin (26 Sept)
Manurewa Marae – Manukau (3 Oct)
Behind the Scenes (10 Oct)




5 responses

6 09 2007
riki-jean carter

kia ora my name is riki-jean caretr,
`i come from a small town at the top of the south called picton.
my daughter natasha anahera 2, has just started attending waikawa te waikawa,picton
the fees a realy low and all the whanau that are involved in the marea have realy just let it go down hill.
as for the kohanga it has only 5 kids and strugling to stay open i try my best to help out where i can cleaning,cooking,ect.
but as for the kids they dont have much in the way of toys and things ther has beeen some inprovements over the years but with all the different people coming and going and taking thing that belong to waikawa te kohangareo kids,
it’s the kids that are missing out.
our kohanga has just had it’s 25 anaversery i have been told it is the oldest in the south island.and it realy looks like the oldest too!!!

please can you help the kids of waikawa

12 09 2007
kahu morunga

Please tell me what is the criteria for the DIY Marae makeover.
Kia ora

22 09 2007
Tina Thompson

Kia Ora,
My name is Tina Thompson I’am 29 years old and from Taranaki, my marae is Tawhittinui a little marae in Otakeho, just west out of Manaia, the marae is so needing some major work on it and we just don’t know where to start. So can you please please please please please please………….
help us fix our marae.
How do we go about appyling for Marae DIY!!!!!

Tina Thompson

9 03 2008
Gae Desson

Kia Ora
Could you please tell me when you will screen the Putunga Marae in Kaeo further north?

Thanks, Gae

25 08 2008
Genevieve Manaia

Ki Ora my name is Genevieve Manaia and come from Taranaki my marae is Ketemarae on Mountain Rd Normanby. My marae is needing some major work and landscaping done to it and would like to know how to apply to DIY Marae makeover as we don’t know where to start. What is the criterior to apply and be accepted for this Please can you help us fix our marae. Thanks Genevieve

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