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Cocotalk Podcast

Apr 28, 2020

Nix is one of the most raw and real people out there on the internet!

Nix shares openly about the death of her son which kicked off her journey into a drug addiction, prostitution, drug dealing and eventually into prison. Social media became a platform she would use to share her daily life which has now blown up to be...


Apr 28, 2020

Maikio McGrath speaks about Nga Tamatoa which was a Maori movement in the 70's which her father was apart of, the link between moko kanohi and gang members and how we need to get rid of that stigma and normalising moko within her family.

Maikio is a high school teacher and shares a few tips on how to get started...


Apr 28, 2020

In this episode Mariah Tunoho shares her journey about being born and raised in Australia and how she felt like she didn't belong. She shares her journey of moving back home to New Zealand to find that sense of belonging and how learning Te Reo Maori helped her find that connection to her whanau and whakapapa.


Apr 26, 2020

I am joined by Patsy Kainuku who shares openly about her trauma and how that has shaped who she is. We dive deep into the system that does not support Maori and she shares ways that we can find connection back home to ourselves. We look at the western model of care and how it doesn't always support those who are dealing...


Apr 26, 2020

In this episode I am joined by Shaquille Whatarangi. She shares about her grandmother was institutionalised due to her gifts being suppressed and unable to use them, how that has affected the current generation in her family, her sister being a Ta Moko artist, how receiving her Moko Kauae has helped her find her...