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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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MEDIA PARTNERS ANNOUNCE KEY APPOINTMENT TO LEAD TE RITO – AOTEAROA’S NEW JOURNALISM TRAINING SCHEME 

The launch of Te Rito – a unique cadetship and development programme charged with fostering and developing talented journalists from communities traditionally under-represented in media is a step closer with the appointment of Te Rito’s Cadetship Programme Manager/Kaihautū

Māori Television, NZME (New Zealand Media and Entertainment), Discovery, and Pacific Media Network – with support from NZ On Air, have announced Gesa Luamanu has accepted the role.

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MĀORI TELEVISION WINS GOLD AT PROMAX ANZ 2021 AWARDS!

Māori Television has scored gold for excellence at one of the biggest marketing awards in Australasia.

Māori Television walked away with two golds, a silver as well as Best Newcomer at the Promax ANZ Awards 2021 last night.

The two Gold Awards were awarded for promotion of the powerful documentary, AKE AKE AKE – the story of the battle for Ihumātao.  Silver was awarded for Māori Television’s campaign around last year’s general elections.

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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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ALL DAY, ALL WEEKEND OMNIBUS IN OCTOBER – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

History buffs and music fans can binge watch all day, all weekend thanks to Māori Television’s extended OMNIBUS lockdown season for the remainder of the month of October.

Coming up this weekend:

THE NEGOTIATORS – Friday 15 October 2021 from 10.00 AM to 2.00 PM

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SUPER SATURDAY VAXATHON – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

New Zealand’s first-ever SUPER SATURDAY VAXATHON will be broadcast live on Māori Television this Saturday 16 October 2021 from 12.00 PM to 8.00 PM.

Tāhuhu Rangapū (Chief Executive) of Māori Television, Shane Taurima, says a new record for Māori vaccinations was set earlier this week with more than 30,000 doses given to whānau Māori and the Vaxathon will help push these numbers even higher.

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT WAIATA MĀORI MUSIC AWARDS 2021

Sir Pita Sharples and Che Fu were honoured for their contributions to Māori music while Troy Kingi and L.A.B. picked up multiple awards at the WAIATA MĀORI MUSIC AWARDS 2021 held in the Hawke’s Bay tonight (Saturday 9 October 2021).

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