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Native Affairs

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Mondays 8.30pm. Wednesdays, 10.30pm (R)

Māori Television's flagship current affairs show, Native Affairs, is presented by award-winning journalist Mihingarangi Forbes (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Paoa).

The show's accolades includes former presenter, Julian Wilcox, winning top honours at the 2012 New Zealand Television Awards for Best News or Current Affairs Presenter, and Best Presenter: Te Reo Māori for his live coverage of the Venerable Dr Hone Kaa’s funeral last April.

Winner of the 2011 Aotearoa Film and Television Awards (AFTA) for Best Current Affairs Series, they were also a 2010 finalist for the CBA-Amnesty International Award for Human Rights Programme at the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association’s annual awards in Johannesburg.


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Native Affairs

Colin Craig speaks about his party’s policies, Te Taitokerau cleans up after last week’s floods, Jennifer Ward-Lealand devoted the past 6 years to learning te reo Māori, and the new song ‘Aotearoa’ by Stan Walker, Maisey Rika, Ria Hall and Troy Kingi, ‘Aotearoa’.

Native Affairs

Tonight: Financial Literacy, Northland Floods Panel, Birkenhead Cottage, Political Panel, & Edgecumbe Hammer Throwing.

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