Hurō Pēpi Season 2 out now
Season two of Hurō Pēpi is out now on Whakaata Māori (Māori television)! This season of Hurō Pēpi continues the legacy of the first season, delving even deeper into the many facets of raising a pēpi within a Māori worldview. This season promises to inspire and expand wider than ever before, reflecting on the diverse whānau situations in which our pēpi are raised. Watch Hūro Pēpi, Fridays at 8pm on Whakaata Māori or stream anytime on Maoriplus.co.nz.
Follow eight whānau across the motu, exploring the challenges and necessary experience of becoming a new parenting, providing valuable resources and content fill in many knowledge gaps in parenthood. Hūro Pēpi is more than just a show; it's a movement, supporting mātua, whānau and the wider hapori on creating better life outcomes for pēpi. Using tikanaga, te reo and mātauranga Māori to create strong kaupapa Māori foundations towards parenthood.
THIS SEASON WATCH:
EPISODE 1 - TROJAHN & LYSIAH
"the ivf journey": Trojahn and Lysiah share their emotional journey of undergoing in vitro fertilization to start their whānau, dealing with the ups and downs of the process and the toll it takes on their relationship.
EPISODE 2 - NORELLE & MARIKA
"same-sex parenting": Norelle and Marika discuss their unique challenges as a same-sex couple raising pēpi, including navigating social stigma and legal hurdles.
EPISODE 3 - JORIAN & RHAN
"co-parenting and ivf": Jorian and Rhan share their unconventional whānau arrangement, as they co-parent their pēpi conceived through IVF with the help of a close friend.
EPISODE 4 - KAWITI & JESS
"tiny home parenting": Kawiti and Jess showcase their minimalist lifestyle as whānau living in a tiny home, discussing the benefits and challenges of raising pēpi in a small space.
EPISODE 5 - TE AMAHUARERETAI
"Single parenting": Te Amahuareretai shares her experience of raising pēpi on her own, discussing the joys and struggles of solo parenting and the support she relies on from her whānau.
EPISODE 6 - RAWIRI & API
"Urban parenting"" Rawiri and Api offer a glimpse into their bustling city life as whānau, sharing the ways in which they balance work and whānau and the challenges of raising pēpi in an urban environment.
EPISODE 7 - NIKAU & JESSIE
"Mixed whanau": Nikau and Jessie discuss the complexities of raising a blended whānau, navigating different parentng styles and cultural backgrounds, and the importance of open communication.
EPISODE 8 - KALANI & TE RINA
"Te reo Māori parenting": Kalani and Te Rina highlight the importance of preserving and passing on their indigenous language and culture to their pēpi, sharing their strategies for incrporating Te reo Māori into everyday life.