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Introducing Kete Kai

Kete Kai: A social-first show in collaboration with agency and production house, ATA, championing and promoting te reo Māori, run by Māori TV presenter, Sonny Ngatai & Kiriana Eparaima-Hautapu. Follow along on the Bargain Box Instagram and TikTok to watch pro Chef Rex teaching te reo Māori speaking guests a thing or two about cooking, while the guests teach Chef Rex and viewers te reo words and phrases will cooking.

Where to watch

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Bargain Box Instagram

Watch on Instagram
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Bargain Box Instagram

Watch on Instagram
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Bargain Box TikTok

Watch on TikTok
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Bargain Box TikTok

Watch on TikTok

Meet the Kete Kai whānau

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Chef Rex Morgan

Meet award-winning professional chef, Rex Morgan! Now retired from cheffing, Rex was co-owner of the iconic Boulcott St Bistro in Wellington and director of Citron culinary consultancy group. He'll be teaching our guests a thing or two about cooking!

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Chef Rex Morgan

Meet award-winning professional chef, Rex Morgan! Now retired from cheffing, Rex was co-owner of the iconic Boulcott St Bistro in Wellington and director of Citron culinary consultancy group. He'll be teaching our guests a thing or two about cooking!

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Sonny Ngatai

Sonny Ngatai is a seasoned presenter and champion for te reo Māori. He has created and starred in shows for multiple networks including TVNZ, Discovery, Nickelodeon, and Whakaata Māori.

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Sonny Ngatai

Sonny Ngatai is a seasoned presenter and champion for te reo Māori. He has created and starred in shows for multiple networks including TVNZ, Discovery, Nickelodeon, and Whakaata Māori.

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Awhimai Fraser

Awhimai is a Māori actress, professional singer and second-language learner of te reo. Having had mainstream roles on Shortland St and Ahikāroa, and recently led the Frozen Reo Māori remake as Elsa, loved in the homes of whānau Māori across Aotearoa.

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Awhimai Fraser

Awhimai is a Māori actress, professional singer and second-language learner of te reo. Having had mainstream roles on Shortland St and Ahikāroa, and recently led the Frozen Reo Māori remake as Elsa, loved in the homes of whānau Māori across Aotearoa.

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Pere Wihongi

Pere is an award-winning Māori language musician and writer. Starting his career as a journalist for TVNZ's Te Karere, before going into superdom with his pop music and producing music for the reo Māori Disney remakes of Lion King, Frozen, Coco and more.

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Pere Wihongi

Pere is an award-winning Māori language musician and writer. Starting his career as a journalist for TVNZ's Te Karere, before going into superdom with his pop music and producing music for the reo Māori Disney remakes of Lion King, Frozen, Coco and more.

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Pairama Wright

Pairama Wright is a big foodie and Māori language champion. As a reo Māori teacher Pairama has delivered reo Māori lessons to all eager learners. Now Pairama delivers comedic reo Māori lessons across his social platforms.

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Pairama Wright

Pairama Wright is a big foodie and Māori language champion. As a reo Māori teacher Pairama has delivered reo Māori lessons to all eager learners. Now Pairama delivers comedic reo Māori lessons across his social platforms.

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Lou Walker

Lou Walker is an influencer, model, Māmā and wife to award winning singer Stan Walker. As an advocate for te reo Māori, Lou has starred on Whakaata Māori and TVNZ as a presenter.

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Lou Walker

Lou Walker is an influencer, model, Māmā and wife to award winning singer Stan Walker. As an advocate for te reo Māori, Lou has starred on Whakaata Māori and TVNZ as a presenter.

Order Kete Kai recipes and cook along with us!

There will be one Kete Kai recipe to order each week across ten weeks. The recipe cards will be in English with te reo Māori titles and headers, and you'll be able to download the full te reo version by scanning the QR code on the recipe card!

Bargain Box

Pick from a selection of delicious recipes!

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Nights

Bargain Box (5 Nights For 6)

Per Week$207.00

Per Plate$6.90

Delivery$9.99


Total Price$216.99

Sunday 3 Mar
Sunday 10 Mar

Kete Kai Recipe Glossaries

Your te reo Māori guide for our Kete Kai recipes - we'll add a new one each week. Print them out, pop them on the fridge and practice with the whānau!
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Ngā pōro mītikau me te tīhi, me te riki Wīwī

Cheesy French Onion Meatballs

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Ngā pōro mītikau me te tīhi, me te riki Wīwī

Cheesy French Onion Meatballs

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Te tāte kānga me te roroa kotawa

Corn and Courgette Tart

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Te tāte kānga me te roroa kotawa

Corn and Courgette Tart

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Ngā ika kongakonga puriringa e pakapaka ana

Crispy Crumbed Fish Fingers

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Ngā ika kongakonga puriringa e pakapaka ana

Crispy Crumbed Fish Fingers

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