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

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…

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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