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Strategic Direction and Proposal Supported

A proposal for the strategic alignment of Māori Television has received the support of the organization’s Māori and Crown stakeholders.

Chief Executive Paora Maxwell said support for the proposal was received following a briefing on Friday.

Mr Maxwell said stakeholders expressed their support for the strategic direction and the principles of the proposal, in particular its intent for a multi-media approach to the future and also a refreshed focus on Māori language and culture.

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Strengthening Māori Television is the Driver for MTS Review

Media StatementBoard chairperson of Māori Television Georgina te Heuheu says the review of Māori Television is about ensuring the station is in the best position to operate in a fast-changing, multi-platform digital era.

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Māori Television Response to Harawira Allegations

Māori Television has confirmed that a review of its operations has been conducted and the results will be announced to staff this week.

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New Doco on Māori Television Examines Social Housing Initiatives

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014     

NEW DOCO ON MĀORI TELEVISION EXAMINES SOCIAL HOUSING INITIATIVES

A new documentary to air on Māori Television in the lead-up to the election will address the reality of low income housing in this country in a climate of state gentrification and privatisation.
WHARE TAPA WHĀ, (loosely translated as these four walls), will screen on Monday, September 15 at 9.30pm.

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John Pilger's epic new film to screen on Māori Television

UTOPIA, the extraordinary new film about the experiences of indigenous Australians by acclaimed filmmaker John Pilger, will air on Māori Television on Tuesday, September 2 at 8.30pm.

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Behind the Brush brings more Lindauer paintings to life on Māori Television

The stories of Māori figures painted by the artist Gottfried Lindauer are explored in a new series of BEHIND THE BRUSH, starting Monday September 1 at 8.00pm on Māori Television.

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Māori Television Presents Comprehensive Election Coverage

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014     

MĀORI TELEVISION PRESENTS COMPREHENSIVE ELECTION COVERAGE

Māori Television’s 2014 General Election coverage starts this Monday, August 25, with the first of seven LIVE debates that will get to the heart of the issues in the Māori electorates.
Hosted by Mihingarangi Forbes, KŌWHIRI 2014 will air every Monday and Wednesday at 8.30pm, with the main candidates from each of the Māori electorates appearing LIVE from Māori Television’s Auckland studio, starting with Te Tai Tonga on August 25.

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Māori Television To Screen The Untold Story Of Pauly Fuemana

Māori/Niuean singer-songwriter Pauly Fuemana shot to fame in 1995 with the song that became New Zealand’s biggest selling record. His story will be told in HOW BIZARRE, screening Monday, August 25 at 9.30pm on Māori Television.

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