Nineteen Māori knights and dames get up close and personal in a new series premiering on Māori Television next week. TE NGĀKAU TAPATAHI talks to 19 legends, including Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Buck Shelford, Sir Tipene O’Regan and Sir Ian Taylor.
Seven classic Christmas carols – translated and sung in Māori – will be launched by multi-award winning artist Pere Wihongi in a one-hour music and entertainment special, PERE KIRIHIMETE – CHRISTMAS IN TE REO, screening on Māori Television on Thursday 22 December 2021 at 8.00 PM.
Māori Television’s flagship sports programme, TE AO TOA, will showcase excellence in Māori sport in an hour-long special – 2021 MĀORI SPORTS AWARDS – screening tomorrow, Sunday 12 December 2021, at 5.00 PM.
And then there were two! After 13 weeks of intense and enthralling competition, it’s north against south as two teams of young Māori men and women face off in the grand finale of Māori Television’s indigenous martial arts competition, ARIKI, screening on Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 4.00 PM – on Māori Television.