The rising of the Matariki star constellation announces the Māori New Year and is a time for whānau and friends to come together. And next weekend, Māori Television will celebrate our very own rising stars in the community with MATARIKI MAGIC, a two-hour spectacular that will be screened live from the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau from 7.30pm.
WHARE TAONGA, the award-winning series that tells the stories of New Zealand’s precious wharenui, returns for a second season on Wednesday July 3 at 9.30pm on Māori Television and Sunday July 6 at 8.30pm on Te Reo channel.
AIA MARAE DIY is turning 10. The popular makeover show premieres on Wednesday, July 3 at 8.30pm for a milestone 10th series that has the team taking on bigger challenges in more remote locations at seven marae around the country.
Māori Television is pleased to announce that it will provide LIVE coverage of the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti By-Election on Saturday, June 29 from 7.00pm. Hosted by Native Affairs presenter Mihingarangi Forbes, the IKAROA-RĀWHITI BY-ELECTION SPECIAL combines television and online coverage of the by-election in a unique programming initiative.