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Maori Television is presenting the free-to-air exclusive premiere of the critically acclaimed New Zealand documentary  OPERATION 8 – which looks into the 2007 anti-terror raids. The documentary screens on Sunday, 30 October at 8.30pm, four years after the nationwide raids that resulted in 18 arrests and just weeks after the Government passed controversial covert surveillance [ Read More ]

Pukana Launches Teen Talent Search


Star Search discovered Justin Timberlake, the X-Factor found Leona Lewis and the Eurovision Song Contest made Abba – now pioneering Māori language children’s programme PŪKANA wants to provide rangatahi with a similar opportunity! Following a new season launch on Māori Television in February, PŪKANA seeks five talented singers from around the country to form a [ Read More ]

Well known players and legends of sport come together to on Maori Television's newest show!

Club pride is on the line as characters from rugby clubs across the nation join forces with legends of the game in a fantastic new sports entertainment show. Featuring radio and former Tongan international rugby star Willie Lose as host and former All Blacks, the legendary Buck Shelford and Glen Osborne as team captains, THE [ Read More ]

WAIRUA- Explaining the mystery behind the Maori spiritual world

Everything you want to know about the spiritual world from a Maori perspective will be explained in WAIRUA, a new series premiering on Maori Television on Wednesday October 6 at 9.30 PM. No stone is left unturned in this thought-provoking series, which covers various systems of Maori spiritual beliefs and customs around birth, death and [ Read More ]

Maori televisions popular art show Kete Aronui is set for it's next season

A moko artist, a composer and a celebrity chef are just three of the artists profiled in the new season of Maori Television’s art show KETE ARONUI – starting September 19 at 8:00 PM. Now in its eighth year, KETE ARONUI covers the creative spectrum – from carvers and film-makers to writers, painters and glass [ Read More ]

Native Affairs celebrates Maori Language week

In celebration of Maori language week, Maori Television’s current affairs show NATIVE AFFAIRS will be presenting a show entirely in te reo, with subtitles, and on a reo theme.