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Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 10 - Hafsa Reflects( 0:10:37)       
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Hafsa shares her reflections on what she learnt about Asian and Māori cultures through talking to women from both cultures. She also highlights the challenges faced by both communities and leaves us with a call to action.
Published: 4/06/2024 3:42:00 p.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 9 - Dr Fatima Junaid on her research research with marginalized communities( 0:27:30)       
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Episode 9: In this episode, Hafsa talks with Dr Fatima Junaid, an experienced researcher and educator who has done extensive research with marginalized communities, including refugees, women, migrants and fishers’ communities.
Published: 28/05/2024 12:41:00 p.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 8 - Story sovereignty with Dr Renee Liang( 0:28:1)       
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In this episode, Hafsa returns with a conversation with Dr Renee Liang with a specific focus on the links between Māori and Asian communities related to story sovereignty.
Published: 21/05/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness - Season 2 Episode 7 - Elle Archer on the principles of Kotahitanga( 0:27:5)       
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In this episode, Hafsa shares her conversation with Elle Archer – a community leader inspired by the principles of Kotahitanga. For her, unity is not just a concept; it’s a mechanism that drives inclusive exploration.
Published: 14/05/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 6 - Erica Austin on belonging for youth (Part 2of 2)( 0:25:12)       
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In this episode, Hafsa continues her conversation with Erica Austin, as they delve into the questions of belonging for youth.
Published: 7/05/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 5 - Erica Austin on her Chinese heritage (Part 1 of 2)( 0:25:13)       
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In this episode, Hafsa shares the first part of her conversation with Erica Austin, who was originally from Guangzhou in China and shares her experiences of shared connections.
Published: 30/04/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 4 - Dr. Rene Liang on The Bone Feeder (Part 2 of 2)( 0:26:18)       
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In this episode, Hafsa continues her conversation with Dr Renee Liang with an opera which is very close to Renee's heart - The Bone Feeder which explores the mysteries, traumas and gifts of migration, home and belonging.
Published: 23/04/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 3 - Dr Renee Liang (Part 1 of 2)( 0:25:12)       
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In this episode, Hafsa shares the first part of her conversation with Dr Renee Liang who is a recipient of several awards for services to arts science and medicine and is also noted for her services to the Chinese New Zealand community.
Published: 16/04/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 2 - Shared cultural themes ( 0:27:27)       
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In this episode, Hafsa continues with her reflection on the themes that emerged between Asian and Maori culture from Season 1.
Published: 9/04/2024 10:00:00 a.m.
Our Connectedness- Season 2 Episode 1 - Reflections on Season 1 of Our Connectedness( 0:25:37)       
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In Episode 1 of Season 2, Hafsa begins with a reflection on how she began this journey of exploration into the similarities between Asian and Maori culture and key themes that emerged from Season 1.
Published: 2/04/2024 11:00:00 a.m.

A great way to understand and learn about the connections across our cultures is, to begin with, the common ground –being aware of similarities. Our Connectedness (Season 2) is a 10-part podcast series where Dr Hafsa Ahmed continues her journey of exploration between Asian and Māori cultures through conversations with various women. The series is broadcast Tuesdays weekly at 10:30 am. Our Connectedness was made possible with the efforts of the Lady Khadija Trust and was funded by the Ministry for Ethnic Communities. Credits: Background music Sami Yusuf Khorasan


Host: Dr Hafsa Ahmed

Produced By: Dr Hafsa Ahmed

Language: English

Category: Ethnic Diversity

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