Aroha Awarau is a story producer for Native Affairs. He affiliates to Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Maru and Niue.
Aroha Mane is an Online Reporter and Elections 2017 Researcher for Māori Television's News & Current Affairs Department. Aroha returned to Māori Television in 2015, bringing with her skills and experience in a range of roles within Māori broadcasting.
Aroha joined Maori Television in 2008 as the assignment editor for Te Kaea News before moving into the sports team as a reporter ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2011 and then changing roles to a general news reporter.
Te Aupōuri, Te Ātiawa
Māori Television's extensive coverage of the Māori electorates and candidates vying for your vote in Election 2017. Māori Television is the only broadcaster polling the Māori electorates and will bring you in depth coverage in the lead up, throughout and after election day.
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
James has recently joined our Te Kāea Sports team. If you have a story for James, email your information to: James.Perry@maoritelevision.com
Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi Jess joined our News and Current Affairs team in 2017 as an Assignment Editor for Te Kāea. She began her journalism career working as an Assignments Assistant and Online Reporter at TVNZ.
Kawekōrero 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.
Kawe Roes (Ngāti Rereahu, Ngāti Maniapoto): Kawe was raised in the King Country and is a descendent of Ngāti Rereahu and Ngāti Maniapoto tribes with filial connections to most of Europe.
Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Waikato, Ngāti Whātua
Kelvin McDonald is a member of the Native Affairs team and his role spans accross research, editing and reporting.
Kim Webby is a renowned journalist who has reported and directed a wide range of stories and documentaries for Television New Zealand and Māori Television. One of her documentaries, The Price of Peace, based on the 2007 police raids in Tūhoe, screened at the 2015 NZ Film Festival.
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. If you have a story to share with her, email via Moana.Makapelu@maoritelevision.com
Māori Television's award winning flagship current affairs show that brings you in-depth investigative stories from a dedicated team of journalists.
Catch up on the latest online news stories from our Rereātea team and tune in at midday from Monday to Friday for our livestream on the Māori Television homepage.
Oriini Kaipara is the presenter of Māori Television's flagship current affairs show Native Affairs. Oriini Kaipara (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) is a proud mum and a staunch advocate of Te Reo Māori.
Peata Melbourne is a Reporter/Producer with our Current Affairs team for Native Affairs.
Pere Wihongi joins the Māori Television newsroom as a Native Affairs reporter for 2018. If you have a story to share with Pere, you can email him via Pere.Wihongi@maoritelevision.com
Ngāti Awa , Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa
Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou
If you have a story for Raniera Harrison, you can email him here Raniera.Harrison@maoritelevision.com
If you have a story to share with Regan, email her on Regan.Paranihi@maoritelevision.com
Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongomaiwahine, Waikato Tainui, Ngāti Rārua o Te Ātiawa
Ripeka Timutimu returns to the Māori Television newsroom as a Native Affairs reporter for 2018. If you have a story to share with Ripeka, you can email her at Ripeka.Timutimu@maoritelevision.com
Rukuwai has recently joined our Te Kāea team as a General News reporter. If you have a story you'd like to share with her, you can email her at: email@example.com
Ruth has recently joined our Te Kāea news team as a sports reporter. If you have a story for Ruth, email her via Ruth.Smith@maoritelevision.com
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
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.
Te Kuru o te Marama Dewes recently joined the Te Kāea team based at the Tāmaki Makaurau HQ. If you have a story to share with him, email via TeKuru.Dewes@maoritelevision.com
Tema Hemi has recently joined our Te Kāea news team as a general news reporter. If you have a story for Tema, you can email him via Tema.Hemi@maoritelevision.com
Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngāti Hine, Mapuche (Chile)
Te Rina Kowhai is a Director/Producer for our News show Kawe Kōrero. If you have a story to share with her, email via TeRina.Kowhai@maoritelevision.com
Tina Wickliffe returns to the Māori Television newsroom as a reporter for Native Affairs 2018.
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 was involved in a range of sports including hockey, volleyball and waka kōpapa.