Ngā Tohu Matariki o te Tau is an annual event hosted by Māori Television that celebrates outstanding Māori excellence and success, and provides the opportunity to acknowledge and honour individuals and organisations whose passion, innovation and dedication is making a difference to our communities and country.
Stacey Morrison (Ngāi Tahu, Te Arawa), television and radio presenter, te reo advocate and author, joins the ‘father of fusion’, internationally renowned restaurateur Peter Gordon (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngai Tahu) on the couch, with Nicola ‘Nix’ Adams on PIO TEREI TONIGHT, Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 8.30 PM on Māori Television.
Tonight’s show sees entertainer, opera singer, comedian, and Lucky Dipper Luke ‘the Birdman’ Bird, joining actor and music superstar, Fran Kora (Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Pūkeko) of iconic band Kora, sharing the couch with Nicola ‘Nix’ Adams on PIO TEREI TONIGHT, 8.30 PM on Māori Television.
Entertainer, singer, comedian, MNZM and ‘Spayed Cat’ Jackie Clarke, joins actor (The Dead Lands, Love and Monsters), director, producer and TV host Te Kohe “TK” Tuhaka on the couch with Nicola ‘Nix’ Adams on PIO TEREI TONIGHT, Thursday 26 May 2021 at 8.30 PM on Māori Television.
New Zealander of the Year, Associate Professor of Microbiology at the University of Auckland (and owner of the most colourful hair on New Zealand television) Dr Siouxsie Wiles, and Robert Rakete (Ngāpuhi), actor, TV host, DJ and Fifth Wiggle, share the couch with Nicola ‘Nix’ Adams tonight on PIO TEREI TONIGHT, Wednesday 19 May 2021 at 8.30 PM on Māori Television.
Kiwi funny man Rhys Darby and actress Miriama McDowell – an ‘Intimacy Coordinator’ in the film and television world – share the couch with Pio Terei and Nicola ‘Nix’ Adams on PIO TEREI TONIGHT – screening on Māori Television tonight, Wednesday 12 May 2021, at 8.30 PM.
Wooing viewers with his distinctive Pacific reggae sound is Swiss, one of New Zealand’s most exciting singing talents with a staggering 800,000 plus YouTube video views of his smash hit, Slow Wind.