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    Nominees for 2019 Billy T Awards announced

    Living up to the name of Kiwi comedic legend Billy T James is no joke.  Eighteen hopefuls performed their best sets this week in the hope of making the final five vying for the coveted 2019 Billy T Award.

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    Quirky road safety campaign makes a comeback for the holidays

    An Auckland Transport campaign is putting Māori at the forefront when it comes to safety on the roads these Summer holidays.  

  3. Video for New dark comedy play has serious prison message
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    New dark comedy play has serious prison message

    Rehearsals are underway for a new dark comedy play that explores the lives prisoners, is co-written by Māori actors and theatre makers Rob Mokaraka, Miriama McDowell and Jason Te Kare.

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    Radio Host has Reo Māori Debut

    ZM radio announcer Jase Hawkins from the Jase and PJ show is pushing past his comfort zone with a self-issued challenge for Māori Language week. Originally from Australia, Hawkins has lived in NZ for nearly two years, and today he announced a segment of the afternoon show entirely in Te Reo.

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    Native Affairs- Class Act

    16-year old D'Angelo Martin's always mimics his teachers, but they don't mind, actually they like comedic imitations . D'Angelo's an aspiring comedian. Billy T James is his role model. But Billy T didn't have social media, D'Angelo has. Wepiha Te Kanawa explains.

  6. Video for New comedy "Find Me a Māori Bride" lines up star-studded Kiwi cast
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    New comedy "Find Me a Māori Bride" lines up star-studded Kiwi cast

    A star-studded cast of Kiwi actors have been lined up for the new comedy "Find Me a Māori Bride" which premieres soon on Māori Television.

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    "Started from a Vine now we here" – Jimi Jackson

    Māori comedian Jimi Jackson has fast become an internet sensation with his witty videos, he has now kicked off his nationwide tour and is embarking on making a movie.

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    Native Affairs- Fang-Tastic!

    It's hard to escape the hype around Taika Waititi's new movie, "What We Do in the Shadows".  Ruwani Perera caught up with the cast before its big premiere on Friday night.

  9. Video for Māori Television's new sports show 'Head To Head'
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    Māori Television's new sports show 'Head To Head'

    The ultimate sports-comedy showdown comes to Māori Television (MTS) every Thursday night at 8pm, and begins this week.

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