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!

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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 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 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 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 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 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 Bros Gone Fishing, Episode 1

It’s day one, as the Matau Brothers hit the high seas surrounding their ancestral homeland of Rarotonga. Dazza proves that perseverance pays off, with what could be a monster Wahoo.

Matau Bros Gone Fishing, Episode 2

The Matau Brothers set out to catch one of Rarotonga’s fiercest fighting fish, the Giant Trevally. Growing up to 80kg, these hard to hook fish are on any serious angler’s bucket list.