Matau

We follow the 3 Cleave brothers, Jeffery, Martin and fishing legend Dazza Cleave, as they travel home to Great Barrier Island to retrace their childhood memories of fishing.

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Matau, Series 2 Episode 7

Another Cleave brothers’ expedition on Great Barrier. If eel and watercress tickle your fancy, tune in as the bros try to net a river monster with a traditional hīnaki.

Matau, Series 2 Episode 6

The Cleave brothers take 2 Rangatira out to show off their local “underwater supermarket.’ And later, Dazza’s son Mark shows his uncles just how to catch a monster snapper.

Matau, Series 2 Episode 5

This week, the Cleave Bros head to Fitzroy harbour to gather a mixed bag of kaimoana for a hui. The only obstacle is Matene and Dazza need to decide what’s more important – fishing or soccer?

Matau, Series 2 Episode 4

On Great Barrier Island, Matene and Dazza are joined by Jeff’s wife Mairehau to target kingfish and snapper. But will the weather play ball? And will the wahine show up the boys at their own game?

Matau, Series 2 Episode 3

The brotherly bantering trio head out to a spot that’s rumoured to hold massive Kingfish, near Rakitu Island. Will Matene’s flash fish-fishing technology beat Jeff and will they stop bickering long enough to actually wet a bait?

Matau, Series 2 Episode 1

On Great Barrier Island, fish-mad brothers Matene, Dazza and Jeff Cleave need to supply kai moana for a tangi. Will their mission be sidelined by brotherly banter? (PREMIERE)

Matau, Series 1 Episode 13

Take a ride in the front seat as our comedic trio Wiremu, Teina & Kara leave the comforts of Te Rawhiti and head out into the Winterless Far North fishing for knowledge and kai.

Matau, Series 1 Episode 12

Take a ride in the front seat as our comedic trio Wiremu, Teina & Kara leave the comforts of Te Rawhiti and head out into the Winterless Far North fishing for knowledge and kai.