ANZAC 2018

Join us for a day of remembrance with ANZAC Day coverage and special programming exclusive to Māori Television. Made with the support of NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho. Livestreaming: Auckland Dawn Service, 5.20am, ANZAC Cove Service 2.30pm.

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ANZAC videos.

In Foreign Fields

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Celebrated playwright and author, Witi Ihimaera, travels to the lesser-known resting places of some of our fallen soldiers and reveals the personal and emotional journeys of whānau to bring these men home. (PREMIERE)

ANZAC 2018: Sacrifice on the Somme

In this emotional documentary special, opera legend Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and her protégé travel across the world to reflect on the role of the Maori Battalion at the Battle of the Somme. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

ANZAC 2018: Turangawaewae - A Place to Stand

Short film: Tiare, a homeless Vietnam war veteran spends his days wandering the city for bits and pieces. His granddaughter visits her reluctant koro to convince him to visit his ancestral home to find his tūrangawaewae. (RP)

ANZAC 2018: Auckland Dawn Service

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Live: Leah Te Whata provides an exclusive look into the setup of this special ceremony. Alison Mau and Julian Wilcox will be hosting live at the Dawn Parade and Service from the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

ANZAC 2017: Beyond the Battalion

Traces the footsteps of forgotten Kiwi filmmaker Michael Havas who through encountering the 28th Māori Battalion would go on to document the 1977 pilgrimage to the battle fields of World War II. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

ANZAC 2017: Auckland Dawn Service

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Tainui Stephens and Oriini Kaipara give an overview of the day’s programming before crossing live to the Dawn Parade and Service as the sun rises over the Auckland War Memorial Museum.