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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 hour-long current affairs programme mixes pre-recorded stories with live interviews and panels, where invited guests discuss the latest events.
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.