Māori Television’s te reo news and live events coverage and content programming are among the finalists recognised for excellence in television at this year’s Huawei Mate20 New Zealand Television Awards 2018.
Experienced broadcaster Shane Taurima (Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu) joins the Māori Television Executive team in the interim position of Deputy Chief Executive – Organisational Transition, to lead the organisation’s change work programme through until 30 June 2019.
Māori Television has called on the E Tū Union to ratify and bring to a close a prolonged collective bargaining process in the interest of its staff. Since initiation of negotiations 10 meetings have been held with a view to seek a resolution.
Announcing the latest celebration of Māori excellence in Aotearoa
Now in its third year, Māori Television’s Matariki Awards are back in 2018 with an impressive line-up of finalists recognised for their outstanding contribution to Māori achievement over the past year.
Twenty four finalists across eight categories will be honoured at this year’s ceremony, which is taking place at the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Saturday 14 July and will be broadcast live on Māori Television.