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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 include 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 funeral coverage of the Venerable Dr Hone Kaa 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

Native Affairs travels to Western Australia to meet the people fighting to keep their way of life. The "Mapuna Atea" farm block in the Wairarapa which is being sold by the Māori Education Trust and disputed by Ngāti Kahungunu. We discuss "The Tides of Blood" with actor Sam Neill. With stories "New Zealand troops to Iraq" and "Home at last" featured in this episode as well. 

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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 include 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 funeral coverage of the Venerable Dr Hone Kaa last April.

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