Media

THE EVOLUTION OF HIP-HOP IN AOTEAROA: A REASON TO RHYME – ON MĀORI TELEVISION

A powerful and deeply personal documentary – A REASON TO RHYME – will explore the relationship that Māori and Pasifika youth formed with hip hop as an alternative expression of culture and identity in Aotearoa. The one-hour film will be available to view first on MĀORI+ from 8.00 AM and then screens on Māori Television at 8.30 PM on Waitangi Day, Sunday 6 February 2022.

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TE NGĀKAU TAPATAHI: – INTERVIEWS WITH 19 INSPIRATIONAL NEW ZEALANDERS

Nineteen Māori knights and dames get up close and personal in a new series premiering on Māori Television next week. TE NGĀKAU TAPATAHI talks to 19 legends, including Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Buck Shelford, Sir Tipene O’Regan and Sir Ian Taylor.

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HAVE A VERY ‘PERE’ CHRISTMAS!

Seven classic Christmas carols – translated and sung in Māori – will be launched by multi-award winning artist Pere Wihongi in a one-hour music and entertainment special, PERE KIRIHIMETE – CHRISTMAS IN TE REO, screening on Māori Television on Thursday 22 December 2021 at 8.00 PM.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2021 MĀORI SPORT AWARDS – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

Māori Television’s flagship sports programme, TE AO TOA, will showcase excellence in Māori sport in an hour-long special – 2021 MĀORI SPORTS AWARDS – screening tomorrow, Sunday 12 December 2021, at 5.00 PM. …

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MOVIE MAGIC FOR THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS – ON MĀORI TELEVISION!

Sit back, relax and enjoy a bumper line-up of classic cinema and family-friendly movies over the Christmas and New Year holiday period – free-to-air on Māori Television.

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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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ACCOLADES FOR INDIGENOUS CONTENT

Māori Television programming continues to attract critical acclaim with nine nominations in the 2021 New Zealand Television Awards.

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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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