Māori Television

Māori Television is a New Zealand TV station broadcasting programmes that make a significant contribution to the revitalisation of the Māori language and culture. Funded by the New Zealand Government, the station started broadcasting on 28 March 2004 from a base in Newmarket. In July 2015 the Māori Television board decided that Hamilton, or Rotorua could be a new home for the broadcaster.

Popular Māori Television shows

This Season's Shows

  • 2016 Regional Kapa Haka

    2016 Regional Kapa Haka

    Showcasing the best of traditional and contemporary Maori performing arts.

  • Te Kaea

    Presenters Piripi Taylor, Rahia Timutimu and the experienced team of reporters bring you the daily n…

  • Huia Rau

    Huia Rau is the umbrella name for the documentary series we have enjoyed as Kōwhao Rau, Taniwha Rau.…

  • The Laughing Samoans

    The Laughing Samoans

    A series of comedy shows based on live shows performed by The Laughing Samoans.

  • Tagata Pasifika

    Tagata Pasifika is a weekly TV show covering the stories of Pacific people and issues in NZ and abro…

  • Pūkana

    Pūkana

    Award winning childrens television show Pukana is back with their new presenters, Puawai Taiapa and…

  • KTK - Next Level

    A fresh and contemporary magazine-style show aimed at taiohi Māori. Pre-recorded presenter links wil…

  • Cam's Kai

    Cam's Kai

    An entertaining cooking show hosted by Cameron Petley. Each week he will share secret family recipes…

  • The Big Hit

    The Big Hit

    The Big Hit is your weekly dose of sports highlights from the weekend's favourite competitions, incl…

  • PLAY

    Hosted by ex-Tall Black Brendon Pongia, PLAY is your unmissable Monday night, commentary show, keepi…

  • Whānau Living

    Whānau Living

    Whānau Living focuses on Stacey Morrison's personal journey of discovery on how to balance a busy li…

  • Real Pasifik

    Join Chef Robert Oliver as he travels across the South Pacific Islands and meets extraordinary peopl…

  • Native Affairs

    Native Affairs

    Māori Television's award-winning current affairs series Native Affairs, for more news from a "native…

  • Kawe Kōrero

    Kawe Kōrero

    A dynamic news programme driven by the latest content evolving from social media and the world, diss…

  • Marae

    Bilingual current affairs show from a unique Māori world view for all New Zealanders.

  • Mama Son Learner League

    Mama Son Learner League will be a unique family entertainment show appealing to all ages with specif…

  • Te Araroa: Tales from the Trails

    Te Araroa: Tales from the Trails

    A fresh look at Aotearoa by foot, allowing Pio Terei to connect with the people and local histories…

  • Road to the Nats

    A factual reality series following two diametrically different Kapa Haka teams, Kings College and Te…

  • Kai Ora

    Colourful, simple, flavoursome food is the order of the day on KAI ORA with Anne Thorp, to be enjoye…

  • Sidewalk Karaoke

    Sidewalk Karaoke

    Sidewalk Karaoke is an all new entertainment game show that literally hits the streets. It's the tal…

  • Paki Vault

    Homai te Pakipaki has always been more than just a singing competition series – click to view as we…

  • Whawhai

    Tara Cameron introduces us to a ground-breaking series that brings together the fighting styles of b…

  • Tribe

    Tribe is an exciting music video series with a distinct Aotearoa Flavour. The show is jam packed wit…

  • Matau

    MATAU follows 3 young boys throughout the Far North fishing for knowledge and kai. Join our comedic…

  • Mataku

    Mataku delves into the unique and mystical world of Māori supernatural tales. Tapu, utu, ancient spi…

  • Ngā Whetu o Matariki

    A series of three half hour profile programmes that showcase and introduce our audience to the final…

  • Whānau Bake Off

    Whānau Bake Off

    Pitting brother against sister, husband against wife and father against daughter, Māori Television's…

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