Arguably one of the fasted growing national sports in Aotearoa, the Waka Ama Sprint Nationals will make their welcome return to Māori Television for 2018, with streaming coverage broadcasting live and direct from Lake Karāpiro, Cambridge from the 15th to the 20th January.
Māori Television will showcase some of the finest exponents of Māori performing arts this summer, launching with the digital first drop of rangatahi reality series The Puna and live streaming coverage of the best of the competing best in the Senior Kapa Haka Regional Competitions 2018.
The Māori All Blacks are about to deliver their special style of rugby and Māori culture to Canada and France for their two-match end of year tour. Māori Television will be bringing you all the action free of charge, kicking off this Saturday at 8.30pm.
Māori Television will again be giving viewers a chance to follow all the tournament highs and lows with the digital livestream coverage of the 2017 Schick Championships Secondary Schools Nationals, due to hit screens on the 2nd to the 7th of October.
Māori Television has something for all levels of te reo Māori this Māori Language Week 2017 and is proud to launch proceedings with an exclusive live streamed concert from some of NZ’s most loved performers. Hosted by Matai Smith, the hour long celebration features the first live performance of Nau Mai Rā, Dave Dobbyn’s te reo retake of his unofficial NZ anthem ‘Welcome Home’ which released this morning. Maimoa Music, stars of Voices Of Our Future and co performers on this special single release also premiere their brand new track and perform their top 10 chart hits. The live stream is available to view on Sunday 10 September from 7.30pm through www.maoritelevision.com.
Former league star, Howie Tamati, is defying Labour’s charge on Māori voters. Māori Television’s exclusive polling of the Māori seats reveals that Tamati has snatched the lead in his western electorate of Te Tai Hauāuru for the Māori Party.