Māori Television will be leaving no platform unturned with the live coverage of the National Kapa Haka festival, Te Matatini 2017, in both English and Te Rēo next month.
Broadcasting live from Hawkes Bay Sports Park, Hastings, Māori Television will be showcasing Aotearoa’s most prestigious Māori performing arts event, commencing broadcast through linear and digital from Thursday 23rd February and continuing on to the finals on Sunday 26th February.
Experienced broadcaster and digital content leader Peter-Lucas Jones has been appointed to the Māori Television Board.
The appointment of Mr Jones by Te Pūtahi Paoho, the Electoral College that represents Māori stakeholder interests in the governance of Māori Television, is for a three year period with potential to renew at the end of the term. Mr Jones has tribal affiliations to Ngāti Kahu, Te Rārawa, Ngāi Takoto and Te Aupōuri.
He tau kei tua o kapenga tēnei mō ngā kaipāpāho o Whakaata Māori. He tau kei tua o kapenga tēnei mō ngā kaipāpāho o Whakaata Māori. Mā ngā whakawhiwhinga angitū e ono mō ngā pūrongo hākinakina, ngā karere o ia rā, ngā take mohoa me ngā kiriata o te tau rua mano te kau mā ono.
E ai ki te Tumuaki Kawepūrongo - Take Mohoa a Maramena Roderick, he inawhai ēnei angitū mō āna kaimahi katoa.
Māori Television is set to host the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Conference (WITBC) in 2018. The announcement was made today during a special welcome ceremony at the opening of the WITBC, hosted by National Indigenous Television (NITV) in Sydney, Australia.
Māori Television has selected a south Auckland site as the location for its new headquarters. The building at 433 and 441 East Tāmaki Road, East Tāmaki, has been confirmed following an extensive and thorough evaluation process.