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Waiata Mai

Waiata Mai


Waiata Mai is an under 5 years pre-school puppet TV Series set in Te Wao Nui ā Tāne.

Purākau

Purākau


Pūrākau is a children's animated series of story time focused on Māori Myths and Legends.

Tamaiti Tū

Tamaiti Tū


Nau mai ki Tamaiti Tū, a series that takes tamariki beyond their four walls and into the playground that is Aotearoa.

Tamariki Haka

Tamariki Haka


Featuring some of the best primary and intermediate kura kapa haka from across Aotearoa. Each kapa is featured through waiata, haka, pakiwaitara and cartoon animations. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 7.10am.

Darwin + Newts

Darwin + Newts


Follow Darwin and Newts on epic adventures to figure out how things work. Made with the support of NZ On Air.

Haati Paati

Haati Paati


Haati Paati is a fun series that follows a group of super excited kura kids on their journey to planning their ultimate dream party.

Kia Mau

Kia Mau


Join our tuakana, Kaharau and Moana-Roa in Kia Mau! A fun sing along, instructional, Māori Performing Arts series. Available On Demand.

Kāinga Whakapaipai

Kāinga Whakapaipai


Join Makurata Anderson and Ratema Rika as they complete their daily household chore with the help of Whaea Patupaiarehe. Available On Demand worldwide.

Pāia

Pāia


Join Waioira and Rereahu, two rangatahi on a competitively wild journey, a seriously action-packed, adrenalin-pumping adventure series, as they visit the most popular fun spots in Aotearoa.

ASB Polyfest 2018

ASB Polyfest 2018


ASB Polyfest has become the largest secondary Polynesian festival in the world, with 9,000 performers and 80,000 spectators flocking to Manukau over 4 days to see who will claim top honours from each stage.Available On Demand.

Whānau Bake Off

Whānau Bake Off


Join host Kahurangi Maxwell on Whānau Bake Off for exquisite kai and friendly whānau competition. Talented bakers share recipes and time-saving baking tips but who will win the whānau bragging rights?

Whānau Bake Off

Whānau Bake Off


Join host Kahurangi Maxwell on Whānau Bake Off for exquisite kai and friendly whānau competition. Talented bakers share recipes and time-saving baking tips but who will win the whānau bragging rights?

Best of Kai Time on the Road

Best of Kai Time on the Road


A selection of the best episodes over the years, from the popular series Kai Time on the Road. Series repeats, weekdays, 9.00am.

Easy Eats

Easy Eats


Hera Te Kurapa is back for series 2, showing us how easy it is to recreate restaurant quality dishes at home.

Matau Bros Gone Fishing

Matau Bros Gone Fishing


A lifestyle series that follows hard-case Māori anglers, Matene, Dazza and Jeff Cleave, as they fish for knowledge, and fish for kai mō te tēpu, in Rarotonga!

Te Ao Mārama

Te Ao Mārama


Te Ao Mārama - your leading Māori news provider bringing you the latest news as it happens, delivering a more inclusive approach to Māori news by connecting directly to our communities, Te Ao Māori.

Te Ao with Moana

Te Ao with Moana


A weekly current affairs show that examines national and international stories through a Māori lens. New series, Mondays, 8.00pm. Available On Demand globally.

Te Ao Tapatahi Highlights

Te Ao Tapatahi Highlights


Te Ao Tapatahi literally means to unite and is taken from the well-known Māori song, Tūtira mai ngā iwi.

Tagata Pasifika 2022

Tagata Pasifika 2022


News from Pacific communities in New Zealand and abroad. New series, Sundays, 12.30pm.

5 Minutes of Fame

5 Minutes of Fame


A new entertainment series that is a platform for wannabe singers and undiscovered talent from across Aotearoa to take their one shot at fame.

Playmobil

Playmobil


Join us for the Saturday Whānau movies. Saturdays, 7.00pm.

Lucky Dip

Lucky Dip


Lucky Dip is a new family game show series with entertaining quiz questions, and physical games which test the contestant’s ability to complete a challenge in 60 seconds. Available On Demand.

Waka Huia 2021

Waka Huia 2021


Hear the unique iwi histories, explore the political, social and cultural concerns of the moment from Māori around Aotearoa.

The Hui 2022

The Hui 2022


Māori current affairs for all New Zealanders. Hosted by Mihingarangi Forbes, The Hui is the source for quality, credible Māori current affairs. New Series, Sundays, 4.30pm.

The Negotiators

The Negotiators


A behind-the-scenes look through the eyes of those who steered their tribes through a minefield of claims and complex settlements. This program has been made with the support of NZ on Air.

Te Ao Toa

Te Ao Toa


A bilingual one-hour sports programme discussing the latest sports news from a Māori perspective.

The New Zealanders Season 2

The New Zealanders Season 2


A beautifully shot travelogue series that introduces some of the quirkiest locations and heart-warming characters throughout New Zealand.

A Reason to Rhyme

A Reason to Rhyme


Celebrate with us. Māori Television has dedicated its entire programming to all New Zealanders this Waitangi Day. Sunday 6th February from 7.00am.

The Mercy

The Mercy


We bring you some of the best Oscar award-winning films each Sunday night from 8:30pm to satisfy your drama fix.

Taringa

Taringa


Our Poutiaki Reo, Paraone Gloyne, presents TARINGA, a weekly, bilingual podcast produced entirely by kaimahi at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.
https://www.taringapodcast.com/

Oranga Ngākau

Oranga Ngākau


Supports whānau health and encourages Kaumātua and mokopuna to learn how to stay healthy by participating together. Repeats week days. Available On Demand.

Te Waipounamu

Te Waipounamu


A one hour reo Māori documentary series that showcases reo excellence, profiling native speakers from iwi of varying rohe, while sharing in true life accounts.

Te Waikaukau

Te Waikaukau


This series is by iwi, for iwi and about iwi. Tribal histories and stories specifically for Te Reo channel. “The echoing voices from the mountains."

Te Waikaukau

Te Waikaukau


This series is by iwi, for iwi and about iwi. Tribal histories and stories specifically for Te Reo channel. “The echoing voices from the mountains."

Whakataukī

Whakataukī


Join Rāhui Papa as he interviews tribal language experts for the story context of each proverb and its origins.

Waka Huia 2021

Waka Huia 2021


Hear the unique iwi histories, explore the political, social and cultural concerns of the moment from Māori around Aotearoa.

Whaikōrero

Whaikōrero


Oratory is a traditional and integral element of tikanga Māori. Whaikōrero is viewed as a hallowed realm, with only a select few amongst many reaching the pinnacle. How do we keep it relevant yet still maintain its sacred nature?

Te Waipounamu

Te Waipounamu


A one hour reo Māori documentary series that showcases reo excellence, profiling native speakers from iwi of varying rohe, while sharing in true life accounts.

Tribe

Tribe


Tribe is an exciting music video series with a distinct Aotearoa Flavour.

Te Kāuta

Te Kāuta


A risqué chat show with guests, that recounts the hardcase stories and naughty secrets from the good old days. With presenters Ngawai Herewini and Kingi Biddle. Warning AO – this show contains adult themes.