Show Publicity

ARIKI SEASON TWO FINALISTS BATTLE FOR TOP HONOURS!

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.

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AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILMS FROM HOME AND ABROAD – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

Compelling, informative and insightful real-life stories from at home and abroad headline Māori Television’s prime-time MONDAY FEATURE DOCUMENTARY slot

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IWI RADIO UNITE FOR REGIONAL TELEVISION NEWS SHOW – ON TE REO!

Iwi radio broadcasters from across the central North Island have joined forces to produce a weekly regional news show, AUKAHA, screening on Māori Television’s Te Reo channel every Monday at 7.00 PM.

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ALL THE BEST - TE AO WITH MOANA: SUMMER SERIES

Māori Television’s award-winning current affairs series revisits its best stories of the year in TE AO WITH MOANA: SUMMER SERIES – premiering on Monday 29 November 2021 at 8.00 PM.

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SUMMER OF MOVIES WITH SUNDAY CINEMA

One of Iran's leading international filmmakers – officially forbidden as a director in his own country – headlines Māori Television’s SUNDAY CINEMA slot this Sunday 7 November at 8.30 PM.

A long-time favourite with viewers, SUNDAY CINEMA showcases critically acclaimed, award-winning alternative movies often screening free-to-air for the first time in New Zealand.

Feature films coming up in the SUNDAY CINEMA slot include:

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ARIKI - WHO WILL BE ‘CATCH THE CHIEF’ CHAMP 2021?

Young Māori men and women are stepping up their skills and strategies in a bid to fend off elimination and make the grand finale of Māori Television’s indigenous martial arts competition, ARIKI – screening Tuesdays at 4.00 PM.

Puketotara or Jonkers Farm is the spectacular backdrop for the fierce fighting with rākau (sticks) in the second season of ARIKI produced by West Auckland’s Mahi Tahi Media.

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NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR NZ WARS – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

A national day of remembrance for New Zealand’s wars and conflicts will be commemorated with an all-day broadcast on Māori Television on Thursday 28 October 2021.

TE PŪTAKE O TE RIRI will educate and inform viewers about the devastating impact of a series of conflicts, invasions and confiscations that rocked the country from 1843.

This year’s broadcast includes a special one-hour documentary produced by the host region, Tainui Waka, featuring the stories of significant battle sites and their people.

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INSPIRING KIWI YOUTH TO SAY #YESTOSUCCESS – ON MĀORI+

A nationwide high school book tour by an inspirational Māori role model is the subject of an eight-part web series – #YESTOSUCCESS – launching exclusively on Māori Television’s MĀORI+ app and website this Monday 18 October 2021.

From Cape Reinga to the Bluff, Robett David Hollis (Ngāti Porou) and his team embarked on a humourous and heartfelt mission speaking to thousands of teenagers about dreaming bigger and saying #YESTOSUCCESS.

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