Nau mai ki

He hōtaka whakangungu, whakaako

i ngā poukawe kōrero reo Māori.

What is Te Ia Ka Oho?

It is a full-time, paid, seven-month course in te reo Māori journalism.

Who is it for?

It is intended for those who are new to the journalistic field and is concentrated on giving up-and-coming talent and future journalists the chance to launch a career in journalism.

Why has the programme been developed?

The kaupapa acknowledges the need for high quality, sector-specific reo Māori journalism industry development training.

How much does the programme cost?

Te Korimako o Taranaki, the programme's principal organisation, and NZ ON Air's Public Interest Journalism Fund jointly provide all funding for the programme. Each of our chosen cadets has been given a contract for the duration of the full-time training programme.

What were the entry requirements?

Applicants must be fluent in te reo Māori, aged between 19-35 years old and hold a valid New Zealand Drivers' Licence.

When does the programme start?

The programme started on Monday 12 December 2022 in Taranaki with an initial one week induction, wānanga and orientation. The programme will end on Friday 30 June 2023.

This is a full-time programme for the entire duration with an extremely busy schedule.

Who is involved in the programme?

The programme is supported by both the national and regional reo Māori newsrooms including Whakaata Māori, Te Reo o Te Uru and Waatea News.

Ngā Pouako

Rauru Broughton

Mātanga Reo me ōna Tikanga|

Language & Cultural Expert

Takitimu | Aotea | Mataatua

He Pukenga Matua o mua i te Whare Wānanga o Raukawa i te whare Poutahuhu Mātauranga Māori. He pūkenga reo Māori, ahurea Māori i ōna wā i ngā kaupapa o te Kōhanga reo, kura kaupapa Māori, Tari a Iwi, ngā pou irirangi o Whanganui, Taranaki me ētehi atu. He raukura o ngā pūkenga nui o te rohe pēnei i ōna matua a Ruka Broughton Matua, Huirangi Waikerepuru, Mereiwa Broughton me ētehi atu. He pou tikanga mō ōna Iwi o Taranaki/Whanganui. Mā Rauru tonu ngā kaupapa reo Māori e ārataki, mā ngā akoranga reo Māori, tatū atu ki ngā wānanga ahurea.

Roihana Nuri

Pouako Kawe Pūrongo |

Journalism Trainer

Te Arawa | Mataatua | Tainui

Former Executive Producer of Te Karere and former Producer of Q+A Roihana Nuri has more than 20 years experience in both the reo Māori media sector and mainstream. His career began after he graduated with a Diploma in Journalism from the then Taranaki Polytechnic now Western Institute of Technology (WITT) in 1999. "I have had the honour of sharing our people's stories for more than two decades, stories that would not otherwise have been told. So It's time to give back."

Aroha Broughton-Pue

Pouako Mātauranga |

Academic Advisor

Tokomaru | Aotea | Mataatua

Te Aroha is a qualified teacher and has taught in Te Kura Kaupapa Māori, particularly the Wharekura and brings a wealth of knowledge of te ao Māori and experience in the Māori media sector. Te Aroha has worked as one of the reporters for Te Reo o Te Uru regional news service as our Taranaki correspondent and is keen to support the cadets in their training with a focus on Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te reo o Taranaki me ōna tikanga. Te Aroha will also tutor and guide our cadets through the academic parts of the programme.

Ngā Tauira

Phoenix Manley-Green

Te Raunatanga Williams-Edwards

Puawai Hudson

Raurukitahi Mane-Wheoki

Ngā Pae Pāpori

What does

te ia ka oho


a headstart in news story-telling

more employable

Industry relevant and fit for purpose now.

This means we will be encouraging cadets to complete a first aid certificate and ensure they have a plan in place to get a full New Zealand Drivers’ Licence, if they don't already have one.

Fundamental journalism skills

Mt Taranaki

Te Ara Manako

a portfolio of stories & articles

Cadets will work with the tutors and producers of our partner newsrooms to create a portfolio of published and broadcasted stories and articles.

a possible qualification

Te Korimako o Taranaki and WITT alumni Roihana Nuri are currently in discussions with WITT regarding credits towards the National Diploma in Journalism with a focus on te reo Māori multi-media.

Te Ia Ka Oho.

IA derives from the word iarere meaning frequency and OHO means to awaken or arise. The programme was named by Te Korimako o Taranaki's reo me ōna tikanga expert Rauru Broughton. He says it is the next step in the late Koro Huirangi Waikerepuru's vision of Te Ia Ka Rere.

Mō ētahi atu pārongo whakapā atu ki ngā pouako

Roihana Nuri

Te Aroha Broughton-Pue

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