Aroha Awarau is a story producer for Native Affairs. He affiliates to Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Maru and Niue.
Aroha Mane is the Assignments Editor for our daily news programme, Te Kāea. Aroha returned to Māori Television in 2015, bringing with her skills and experience in a range of roles within Māori broadcasting.
Aroha joined Maori Television in 2008 as the assignment editor for Te Kaea News before moving into the sports team as a reporter ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2011 and then changing roles to a general news reporter.
Māori Television's extensive coverage of the Māori electorates and candidates vying for your vote in Election 2017. Māori Television is the only broadcaster polling the Māori electorates and will bring you in depth coverage in the lead up, throughout and after election day.
Ngāti Rangi, Te Aowera, Ngāi Taharōrā, Te Whānau a Karuai Producer, broadcaster, writer, certified translator and proud KKM product.
Heta Gardiner has been a reporter since 2009, cutting his teeth at the Auckland newsroom for Te Karere, then moving to be a European correspondent until 2013. After returning from London, Heta became a Wellington-based reporter with Te Karere.
Ngāti Haua, Ngāti Hekeawai
James has recently joined our Te Kāea Sports team. If you have a story for James, email your information to: James.Perry@maoritelevision.com
Te Atihaunui a Pāpārangi Jess is the co-presenter for Rereātea, Māori Television's online midday news bulletin, and an Online Reporter.
A dynamic news programme driven by the latest content evolving from social media and the world.
Kawe Roes (Ngāti Rereahu, Ngāti Maniapoto): Kawe was raised in the King Country and is a descendent of Ngāti Rereahu and Ngāti Maniapoto tribes with filial connections to most of Europe.
Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Waikato, Ngāti Whātua
Kelvin McDonald has been part of our Māori Television newsroom since 2007.
Leah (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Whātua) began her broadcasting career at Kia Ora FM at the age of 16. Driven by her passion for Te Reo Māori and kaupapa Māori she became Awa FM’s Breakfast Show host.
Leo Horgan has been with Māori Television since 2011, and part of the Māori Television Online News team since 2016. As our Online Sub-Editor, Leo is right across the latest news updates locally, nationally and globally.
Lynette Amoroa has a long history of experience in Māori broadcasting, and is currently the Executive Producer of Te Kāea. If you have a story to share with Lynette, email her here at: Lynette.Amoroa@maoritelevision.com
Mānia Clarke has recently joined our Te Kāea news team working in on our general news stories. If you have a story to share with Mānia, email her at Mania.Clarke@maoritelevision.com
Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou
Moana Makapelu Lee is a sports reporter for Te Kāea who has covered a range of stories since 2016. Recently Moana was an integral member of the Māori Television news crew who covered the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Australia's Gold Coast.
Māori Television’s award-winning current affairs series Native Affairs, for more news from a “native” perspective. Mondays, 8.00pm. "We go beyond the headline, your story, our story."
Ngahuia Wade is currently the producer for Māori Television's current affairs show, Native Affairs. If you have a story you would like to share with Ngahuia, email NativeAffairs@maoritelevision.com
Catch up on the latest online news stories from our Rereātea team and tune in at midday from Monday to Friday for our livestream on the Māori Television homepage.
Oriini Kaipara is the presenter of Māori Television's flagship current affairs show Native Affairs. Oriini Kaipara (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) is a proud mum and a staunch advocate of Te Reo Māori.
Peata Melbourne is a Reporter/Producer with our Current Affairs team for Native Affairs.
Pere Wihongi joins the Māori Television newsroom as a Native Affairs reporter for 2018. If you have a story to share with Pere, you can email him via Pere.Wihongi@maoritelevision.com
Ngāti Awa , Tūwharetoa, Te Arawa
Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou
If you have a story for Raniera Harrison, you can email him here Raniera.Harrison@maoritelevision.com
Regan first joined our Online News team in 2017, and for 2018 has a new role as an Online VJ Reporter. If you have a story to share with Regan, please email her on Regan.Paranihi@maoritelevision.com
Ripeka Timutimu returns to the Māori Television newsroom as a Native Affairs reporter for 2018. If you have a story to share with Ripeka, you can email her at Ripeka.Timutimu@maoritelevision.com
Rukuwai has recently joined our Te Kāea team as a General News reporter. If you have a story you'd like to share with her, you can email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth has recently joined our Te Kāea news team as a sports reporter. If you have a story for Ruth, email her via Ruth.Smith@maoritelevision.com
Semi Holland is a new Te Kāea Producer. If you have a story to share with Semi, email her here at Semi.Holland@maoritelevision.com
Te Aitanga-a-Mate, Ngati Porou - Born and raised in Gisborne, Talisa attended Waikirikiri School, and Lytton High School. At age seven, while living with her grandparents, her koro placed her in the te reo unit – a decision she is forever grateful for.
Ngāti Koroki-Kahukura, Ngāti Whāwhākia, Cook Island
Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Te Whānau-a-Apanui
Te Kāea reporters from across the country and the globe, bringing you the latest Māori news every day.
Te Kuru o te Marama Dewes recently joined the Te Kāea team based at the Tāmaki Makaurau HQ. If you have a story to share with him, email via TeKuru.Dewes@maoritelevision.com
Tema Hemi has recently joined our Te Kāea news team as a general news reporter. If you have a story for Tema, you can email him via Tema.Hemi@maoritelevision.com
Waikato-Maniapoto, Ngāti Hine, Mapuche (Chile)
Tina Wickliffe is a renowned investigative journalist who has spent years covering stories that matter to Māori. For 2018, Tina joins the Māori Television newsroom as an experienced Native Affairs reporter.
Ngāi Tūhoe Wikitōria Day was born in Whakatāne, and attended Whakatāne High School. Sports has always played a big part in her life and whilst at school she was involved in a range of sports including hockey, volleyball and waka kōpapa.