Eight new kaiwaiata, eight new waiata reo Māori and eight new Māori music videos from a new generation feature on WAIATA NATION II – premiering on Māori Television this Thursday 5 August 2021 at 9.00 pm.
Māori Television continues to consolidate its reputation as New Zealand’s ‘Home of Haka’ with unparalleled coverage of traditional Māori performing arts events – live, live streamed, free-to-air and on demand.
Six60, Witi Ihimaera, Stacey Morrison, Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Uruta and Kataraina & Tāwhirimātea Williams were among the recipients acknowledged for their outstanding contributions to te Ao Māori at Māori Television’s fifth annual Matariki Awards – Ngā Tohu o Matariki o te Tau 2021.
After 12 weeks and 46 acts, Māori Television congratulates Perēri King from Hawke’s Bay on his winning of the inaugural 5 Minutes of Fame competition last night on Māori Television and now available on Māori+ and on demand.
The best of te ao Māori will be recognised and celebrated when the fifth Matariki Awards – Ngā Tohu o Matariki o te Tau 2021 – screens on Māori Television at 8.30 PM on Sunday 1 August 2021 as well as being simulcast on MĀORI+ and www.maoritelevision.com.