Comedy-doco ‘Deane Waretini: Now is the Hour’ to screen on Maori Television

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DEANE WARETINI: NOW IS THE HOUR is an affectionate and funny slice of real life as legendary Te Arawa singer Deane Waretini makes a road trip from Christchurch to his Rotorua hometown for the gig he hopes will re-launch his career. DEANE WARETINI: NOW IS THE HOUR, a seven-part comedy-documentary, starts on Maori Television at [ Read More ]

New science TV series ‘Project Matauranga’ premiers on Maori TV

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A new science television series ‘Project Matauranga’  will be due to start on Maori Television this month. Growing ginseng in a pine forest is just one of the many Maori innovations to featured in the series. Project Matauranga, which will be presented by Victoria University lecturer Ocean Mercier, is a 13-part series premiering next Tuesday, [ Read More ]

OPERATION 8 DOCUMENTARY TO SCREEN ONLY ON MAORI TELEVISION

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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

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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 ]

Maori Television launches Pakipumeka Aotearoa documentary series

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Maori Television will be showcasing a range of New Zealand documentaries in the Pakipumeka Aotearoa series. The one-hour documentaries will air on Saturday nights at 8.30-9.30pm. This week, Saturday 20 August, meet New Zealand’s own version of Erin Brockovich in The Green Chain. Whakatane man Joe Harawira fought the powers of industry and government and won. [ Read More ]

Maori Television reveals Anzac day programming schedule

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For the sixth year now, Maori Television reveals that they will be devoting all of its Anzac day programming to the commemoration of those who gave so much for our freedom. Anzac 2011 – Kotahi te wairua (‘One Spirit’) airs from 5.50am to 11.30pm on Monday April 25 2011, the sixth year the channel has [ Read More ]

Calling all entertainers – Homai Te Pakipaki is back!

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One of Maori Televisions most watched and favourite shows is about to hit our screens once again with a new season. Homai Te Pakipaki gives entertainers, wannabes and anyone willing to leave their inhibitions at the door and let loose on the stage. You are given your fifteen minutes of fame, and a chance to [ Read More ]

Hosea Gear supreme maori sports award winner

Hosea Gear- Maori sports person of the year

Hosea gear New Zealand All Black  has just be named the country’s top wing and to finish off the year on a high also been awarded the supreme prize at the National Maori Sports Awards in Auckland.(Saturday December 4) Gear beat a world-class field of finalists to win both Senior Maori Sportsman and the Albie [ Read More ]

48 weeks and counting until we can watch all 48 matches via Maori TV

That’s right, just 48 weeks to go – and counting down – to the start of Rugby World Cup 2011! New Zealanders around the country are anxiously preparing for the biggest event to have hit Aotearoa in quite some time – if ever! Rugby fans are preparing to share in the atmosphere and excitement of [ 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 ]