Today we talk about more simple games that were played by kids, some that even resemble a few that you might recognise! We also discuss some European games that Māori took an interest in.Read More 81 – Games for Kids
Pretty self explanatory from the title but today we are talking all about board games! Come and have a listen to what Māori were playing in their spare time!Read More 80 – Board Games
Today we are moving from games involving the body to ones involving the mind! Some are similar to Western games, such as the string game whai being similar to cats cradle, and others are uniquely Māori, such as the whare wānanga game tuakiri!Read More 78 – Big Brain Time
Today we are once again looking at physical games including some more ball sports but also stilts, sleds and kites!Read More 77 – Working Up a Sweat
Today we are talking more about sweat inducing, physical games Māori did and still do play! We cover a lot of ground from waka racing to the popular ball game of kī-o-rahi!Read More 76 – Ball and Water Sports
We are back bright an early in 2022 to continue our journey through Aotearoa’s history! Today we begin our discussions on pre-European Māori games, starting with games that require running around and being sweaty!Read More 75 – Go Sports Team Go!