Janaye Henry

Janaye Henry (Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa) is a comedian and actor who enjoys creating content for people who don't often see themselves represented in media.

Ātea
Nov 25, 2020

Yes Santa can wear Stubbies and jandals, but he can't be... y'know... brown

Why does the idea of a brown Santa get people so riled up? Comedian Janaye Henry gets in the Christmas spirit.

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Ātea
Nov 23, 2020

Kirihimete gift guide 2020: supporting Māori and Pasifika businesses and creators

It's never been more important to support local. Here's how you can support Māori and Pasifika-owned business this Christmas (and throughout the year).

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Ātea
Nov 13, 2020

Want to petition council to veto your local Māori ward? Bad news – you can!

A woman walks into her local council office and asks if she can veto the Māori ward. That’s not the start of a joke – it’s weirdly something that can actually happen.

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Ātea
Nov 12, 2020

Taking the leap: My year of full immersion te reo Māori

For comedian Janaye Henry, it was never a question of if she would learn te reo Māori, but when.

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