Te Huirangi Waikerepuru

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  • [1929 – 2020]


    Dr. Te Huirangi Waikerepuro worked on the Wai (water) project. He was active in the foundation and governance of Māori language radio and television.


    Te Huirangi Waikerepuru is a Taranaki kaumatua with a nationally significant record of contributions to the cultural life of Aotearoa including early work in developing Maori Television and ensuring a path for legislation of the Maori language to be held as a national taonga. He is Te Kahui Kaumatua for the Tertiary Education Union Council, serves as a Guardian of Taranaki, fulfils the role of Cultural Advisor to WITT and is a prize winning author of childrens books in Te Reo Maori. He holds an Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to Maori submissions on the radio spectrum.

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