In episode 7 we kōrero with Te Awanui Reeder also known as Awa. He talks to us about growing up in the 90s, his Reo journey and how he raises his tamariki to empower their multicultural (Māori, Samoan, Japanese) heritage.
He is widely known as the lead vocalist for Nesian Mystik but also has a passion for education. Awa has also developed an impressive business portfolio and shares some advice for budding entrepreneurs. He also drops exclusive details about a new Māori anime series he and his team are working on.
Coco-Ngāti is made with support from Foundation North and The Coconet