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 ]

Waiata Maori Awards- A celebration of Maori music

From the contemporary beat of urban hip-hop and rap to the traditional sound of kapa haka and show bands, Maori Television is proud to bring you the highly anticipated WAIATA MAORI AWARDS (MAORI MUSIC AWARDS) 2010.

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 ]

Mike King's NUTTERS CLUB premieres on Maori Television

A popular radioshow and Facebook site now a televison series too! Mike King’s revolutionary show for mental ilness sufferers THE NUTTERS CLUB premieres on Maori Television on Friday August 6 at 10.00 PM.

Second series of 'Its in the bag' coming to you soon

Pio Terei and Stacey Morrison are set to reawaken and energise halls and theatres of our heartland towns for a second Maori Television series of IT’S IN THE BAG. The perfect remedy to a cold winter’s evening, this Kiwi classic will beam into homes for family entertainment from Sunday August 1 at 7.00 PM.

Tune in to Maori TV to watch ‘The Tuamanator’

New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster, Maori Television, will present exclusive, live and free-to-air coverage of David ‘Tuamanator’ Tua’s next fight in his campaign to take out the champioworld heavyweight championship title this Sunday July 18 from midday.

Discussion on Rugby World Cup 2011 TV rights sees Maori Party issue statement

The Maori Party have issued a statement addressing the public debate surrounding Maori Television’s bid for the free to air rights for the Rugby World Cup 2011. The MP for Waiariki – Te Ururoa Flavell – says misinformation, mischief making and an appeal to racial prejudice are fuelling the debate around the Maori Television bid [ Read More ]

Code sports TV programme launches new version this season

Fans of Maori Television’s award-winning sports entertainment show HYUNDAI CODE will witness the launch of a new and improved ‘Mean, Maori, Mean’ version in the season premiere on Thursday February 28 at 8.30 PM (repeats Sunday March 2 at 4.00 PM). Voted Best Sports Programme at last year’s Air New Zealand Screen Awards, HYUNDAI CODE [ Read More ]

Maori TV to host Irish President

New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster, Maori Television, will host Irish President Mary McAleese and husband Dr Martin McAleese on Saturday November 3. The meeting at the channel’s Newmarket, Auckland, studios will focus on the experiences of both countries to support and revitalise their indigenous languages. Ireland has a strong record of supporting the retention of [ Read More ]

The Life and Art of JC Sturm Documentary

James Baxter and JC Sturm A visual biography of an acclaimed M?ori woman writer – BROKEN JOURNEY: THE LIFE AND ART OF JC STURM – will screen for the first time in M?ori Television’s New Zealand Documentary slot, Pakipumeka Aotearoa, on Wednesday October 17 at 8.30 PM. Jacqueline Cecelia Sturm (Taranaki, Whakatohea), now aged 80, [ Read More ]