If you are concerned about the content of a television programme broadcast on Māori Television or the Te Reo channel, you are entitled by law to complain and to have your complaint taken seriously. If you have a complaint, you must write to the broadcaster in the first instance, within 20 working days of the programme screening.
1. Email us at email@example.com
2. Write to us at:
P.O. Box 64-341
Ph: +64 9 539 7000
Fax: +64 9 539 7199
If you are not sure what broadcasting standards are, you can download and read the codes below.
Free-to-air TV Code - English
Free-to-air TV Code - Māori (PDF 273kb)
The Broadcasting Standards Authority was set up under the Broadcasting Act 1989 to oversee broadcasting standards in New Zealand. Their role is to decide on complaints that broadcasts have breached BSA standards. For more information or to contact the Broadcasting Standards Authority.
From 1 May 2020 timebands and classifications will change. Find out about using parental locks and the changes at www.safeviewing.co.nz.
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome you can refer your complaint to the Broadcasting Standard Authority. Please see the Broadcasting Standard Authority’s Guide to Complaints Process and The Free-to-Air Television Code for more information.
To Contact Māori Television on other matters http://www.maoritelevision.com/about/contact-us