TAHU FM Presenting – Ngā Hiku o Te Reo
INTRODUCING KAIRURUKU & POUKAI Ā WHĀ
KAIRURUKU – Blade
Kairuruku harnesses sound waves, solves problems and has a futuristic reggae ahua. After being raised by androids from the future, Kairuruku was provided with the insight to be able to create technological and futuristic outcomes for people.She uses her skills to tautoko the team of Reo Māori warriors she works with.
POUKAI Ā WHĀ – Dee
Raised by the Indigenous people of Aitutaki on Earth, Poukai ā Whā works behind the scenes but will lead from the front to consume any storms to protect others. Her electrical abilities are used as a mighty force of energy and attitude to manage the many tasks, personalities and responsibilities that come her way.
INTRODUCING – HINE ARORANGI, MAHUIKA
HINE ARORANGI ‘Celestial Goddess’ – Sheree
Descending from the heavens, Hine Arorangi appears in and out of reality floating in the wind. Ka rongo te ao ki tōna reo tūī hei mātāwai I te wairua. She is orbited by six stars that act as portals to other worlds that she crosses between. Known as the enchantress, she is always able to get her way and also achieve any task set before her.
MAHUIKA – Kim
At the same moment an attack was launched against Matatuhi to destroy and silence him forever, Mahuika burst to life. Her red sulphurous hair blazing like cosmic fire around her, ready to protect and purify, through creation or consumption of life. Drawing power, strength and immortality from her magical matau, a gift carved for her from Tama-Nui-Te-Ra himself, Mahuika is able to transform, fly and manipulate cosmic fire, but is duty bound to uphold the propriety of man.
INTRODUCING – WAIPOUNAMU
WAIPOUNAMU “Mana Wahine” – Pou
The leader of her people, standing on her own two feet, Waipounamu was born from the whenua in the sacred waters of the south. Emerging from a fractured taonga, she has fought many battles only to transcend into a trance of deity like energy. Her and her son Aoraki spend their days in a peaceful meadow learning the ways of their ancestors.
INTRODUCING – TAMA KAA, HINE RIKORIKO, TE HOUREKA
TAMA KAA – Jas
Possessing the ability to drop fire on anything he touches, Tama Kaa keeps others on their feet. After training in the Lava Pits deep under the earth for seven years, he re-emerged seeking the vast opportunities that life has to offer. His warm ahua instils mauri and laughter in the lives of many.
WAHINE RIKORIKO – Hine
Originating from the Moana of the North Wahine Rikoriko has made her way to the South to gain more knowledge of the land and people she will protect. Like the Sun she shines brightly for everyone to see. Her words bring peace and her healing potions instill new mauri where ever she goes. Don’t let her bright nature fool you she has strength, agility, and intelligence to support the greater good of the world.
TE HOUREKA “Demigod and Master of Sound” – Piki
Manipulator of Dark Matter and Sound Waves, he has the ability to enhance the mauri and good vibes of anyone he comes across. But cross him and watch him unleash the beast from the Wairua Realm, harnessing the mana of his tūpuna through sound.
INTRODUCING – MATATUHI
MATATUHI “The Prophet” – Rocky
A natural born trickster and all around comedic character, Matatuhi is the People’s Champion. Using his wit and instincts to overcome his opponents, he has trained with the local tohunga in his village and was gifted a Sacred Tewhatewha from Tumatauenga himself. With this weapon he has gained the ability of foresight, able to see events before they happen and use this as a strategy to prepare for anything.
MAUI STUDIOS – “The Creator, illustrator of Ngā Hiku O Te Reo”