Aroha Awarau (Ngati Porou, Ngati Maru, Niuean) is a story producer for Native Affairs. An award winning journalist, Aroha joined Maori Television this year after ten years as a magazine journalist.
Aroha Mane joined the Online News Team in 2015
Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tahu, Tainui
Producer Native Affairs
Te Aupōuri, Te Ātiawa
Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa. Born and bred in Lower Hutt, Eru brings a passion for Te Reo Māori and a knowledge of sport to the team.
Ngāti Rangi, Te Aowera, Ngāi Taharōrā, Te Whānau a Karuai Producer, broadcaster, writer, certified translator and proud KKM product.
Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Ngāti Whakaue, Tūhourangi Ngāti Wāhiao
Heta Gardiner has been a reporter since 2009, cutting his teeth at the Auckland newsroom for Te Karere, then moving to be a European correspondent until 2013. After returning from London, Heta became a Wellington-based reporter with Te Karere.
Ngāti Haua, Ngāti Hekeawai
KAWE KŌRERO is a dynamic news programme driven by the latest content evolving from social media and the world, dissected and debated by our frontier of leading Māori journalists.
Host of Kawe Kōrero
Kelvin McDonald is a member of the Native Affairs team and his role spans accross research, editing and reporting.
Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāpuhi
Leah (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua) began her broadcasting career at Kia Ora FM at the age of 16. Driven by her passion for Te Reo Māori and kaupapa Māori she became Awa FM’s Breakfast Show host.
Leo Horgan is a journalist with Māori Television's online news team.
Lynette Amoroa has a long history of experience in Māori broadcasting, and is currently the Executive Producer of Te Kāea. If you have a story to share with Lynette, email her here at: Lynette.Amoroa@maoritelevision.com
Mānia Clarke has recently joined our Te Kāea news team working in on our general news stories. If you have a story to share with Mānia, email her at Mania.Clarke@maoritelevision.com
Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou
Moana Makapelu Lee joined the Te Kāea sports reporting team in 2016.
Māori Television's award winning flagship current affairs show that brings you in-depth investigative stories from a dedicated team of journalists.
The Online News team at Māori Television
Our Online News Team reports on the latest news stories and what's trendy online at local, national and international levels. Catch our midday news bulletin every weekday LIVE on the Māori Television homepage www.maoritelevision.com.
Oriini Kaipara is the presenter of Māori Television's flagship current affairs show Native Affairs.
Ngāti Awa , Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa
Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou
Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongomaiwahine, Waikato Tainui, Ngāti Rārua o Te Ātiawa
Semi Holland is a new Te Kāea Producer. If you have a story to share with Semi, email her here at Semi.Holland@maoritelevision.com
Taiha is of Tūhoe and Ngati Kahungunu descent she has led the Online News team at Māori Television as Executive Producer for just over a year and was formerly a producer for Te Kāea news.
Te Aitanga-a-Mate, Ngati Porou Born and raised in Gisborne, Talisa attended Waikirikiri School, and Lytton High School. At age seven, while living with her grandparents, her koro placed her in the te reo unit – a decision she is forever grateful for.
Ngāti Koroki-Kahukura, Ngāti Whāwhākia, Cook Island
Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Te Whānau-a-Apanui
Te Kāea reporters from across the country and the globe, bringing you the latest Māori news every day.
Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngāti Hine, Mapuche (Chile)
Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Tūhoe
Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pukenga, Waitaha
Ngāi Tūhoe Wikitōria Day was born in Whakatāne, and attended Whakatāne High School. Sports has always played a big part in her life and whilst at school. She competed in a range of sports including hockey, volleyball and waka kōpapa.