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The Untold Tales of Tūteremoana

A dramatic anthology, woven together by three whakapapa stories of the ancient Ngāi Tara people.

Tūteremoana Productions Ltd

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Something for the People

'Something for the People' is a LIVE breakfast meets late-night news satire show in te reo Māori.

Arataua Ltd

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Tuku Iho

Tuku Iho explores present-day examples of the transmission of traditional mātauranga māori from one generation to the next.

Mako Media Ltd

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Frozen reo Māori

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arrandale in eternal winter. Watch 'Frozen' in te reo Māori.

fluent • Matewa Media Trust

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Frozen reo Māori

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arrandale in eternal winter. Watch 'Frozen' in te reo Māori.

fluent • Matewa Media Trust

Disney+

The Lion King reo Māori

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

fluent • Matewa Media Trust • Tamariki • Film

Kairākau

Step inside the world of historic Māori Warriors, Kairākau, as they each battle for life and death in this action drama series. 100% te reo Māori with English subtitles.

fluent • Mātauranga • Velvet Stone Media Ltd

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Moana reo Māori

Moana sets sail on a daring mission to save her people. Along the way she meets the mighty Demigod Maui. Together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled, action packed voyage.

fluent • Matewa Media Trust • Whānau • Film

Disney Plus

Whānau

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Ariki

A ground breaking rangatahi entertainment series showcasing the most thrilling concept amongst our young fluent speakers of Te Reo,' mau rākau'.

fluent • Mahi Tahi Media Ltd • Whānau

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Haka

In this web series, we explore the passion and drive that haka commands, utilised in unique school anthems, strengthening the mana of each school. On Demand available to viewers worldwide.

Tawera Productions Ltd • Whānau

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Haka Global

Mātai Smith is on a quest to discover where in the world haka are being performed, why there's such interest in it, and how it positively reflects the brand of Aotearoa.

Whānau • Raukatauri Productions Ltd

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Uka

This has been a popular card game at Pā Wars for decades. See the best Euchre players from across Tainui, as we seek out the ultimate duo from Tainui Waka.

fluent • Mahi Tahi Media Ltd • Whānau

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Waiata

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Pākia

Callan James, an up and coming takatāpui Māori music artist wrote this song celebrating all the front line workers who worked tirelessly through the Aotearoa Alert Level 4 lockdowns and connecting with each other.

Callan James

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Whāia Rā

Whāia Rā - Origina Roots Aotearoa. Released during Waiata Anthems Week 2022

Origin Roots Aotearoa

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He Aroha

Written by Ngahiwi Apanui, this waiata is performed by Tony Huata and Aotearoa Allstars. Released during Waiata Anthems Week 2022.

Tony Huata • Aotearoa Allstars

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Kokomea

Kokomea is a Māori and gagana Tokelau waiata, released during Waiata Anthems Week 2022.

Rei • Olivia Foa'i

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Mātauranga

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Kairākau

Step inside the world of historic Māori Warriors, Kairākau, as they each battle for life and death in this action drama series. 100% te reo Māori with English subtitles.

fluent • Mātauranga • Velvet Stone Media Ltd

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MOKO

MOKO is a universal story about identity and courage told in a beautifully cinematic voice with style and dignity.

Velvet Stone Media Ltd • Mātauranga

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Matariki Explained

For centuries, the appearance of Matariki signalled the arrival of the new year. Matariki Explained is your chance to learn more about the science, the traditions, and the ways we can celebrate today.

Mātauranga • Scottie Douglas Productions Ltd

Neon

Tangata Tumatarau Web Videos Series

Tangata Tumatarau is a close up magician, performing miracles before your very eyes in both english and Te reo Māori.

Mātauranga • SIK Media Agency Ltd (trading as Story is King)

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2022

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Get The Name Right

Joe Daymond and Kara Rickard travel around Aotearoa, uncovering the origins of our place names. Delving deep into our history uncovering the good, the bad and the ugly.

Pango Productions Ltd

Three Now

Kia Ora, Good Evening

Kia Ora, Good Evening follows the journey of Mike McRoberts as he attempts to reclaim a taonga that was lost to his whānau a generation ago - the ability to speak te reo Māori.

Great Southern Film and Television

Three Now

Speak No Māori

On the 50th anniversary of the Māori language petition, this documentary unpacks the history of te reo Māori in Aotearoa, from its dominance to its gradual decline and the modern day revitalisation efforts.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori • Hi Mama Productions

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Meng

Meng follows former Gisborne mayor and current Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon as he navigates a very public role at a national level after 18 years in local politics.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori • UHZ Limited

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Tamariki

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Pōtae Pai

An instructional arts series for 6 - 9 year olds about all things tamariki!

Tamariki • Takitini Productions Limited

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Tiki Towns

Tiki Towns is a series of one minute episodes explaining the correct pronunciation of some of our Māori place names and the history of those names.

Te Amokura Productions • Tamariki

Te Amokura Productions

Tākaro Tribe

Come join the Tākaro Tribe! They sing and dance their way through their magical alphabet forest, meeting friends and whānau and learning as they go.

fluent • Tamariki • Cinco Cine Film Productions Ltd

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Tamaiti Tū

Nau mai ki Tamaiti Tū, a series that takes tamariki beyond their four walls and into the playground that is Aotearoa.

fluent • Te Noni Limited • Tamariki

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Drama

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Ahikāroa

Follow a crazy group of city based rangatahi, they're young, kura kaupapa raised and dangerously onto it. Their world orbits around getting cash, cutting corners and charging their phones.

Kura Productions Ltd • Drama

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Beyond the Veil

Six supernatural stories inspired by the Māori, Pasifika, Filipino, and Chinese people of Aotearoa.

drama • TVNZ

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Colonial Combat

A Cockney fight promoter arrives in Kauri Bay with a WWE-style wrestling ring and tent. This unofficial version of 1836 Aotearoa is a dog eat dog world where colourful characters compete inside and outside the ring

Drama • Awa Films Limited

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Kairākau II

Set in pre-colonial Aotearoa, we see the lives of three prominent chiefs doing whatever it takes to keep their people safe and maintain their chiefly honour.

Velvet Stone Media Ltd • Drama • Fluent

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News and Current Affairs

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The Hui

Māori current affairs for all New Zealanders. Hosted by Mihingarangi Forbes, The Hui is the source for quality, credible Māori current affairs

News and Current Affairs • Great Southern Television Ltd

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Marae

Your way in to the Māori world and the issues that matter. Māiatanga, Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga - We bring you stories with heart.

News and Current Affairs • Pango Productions Ltd

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Te Karere

Te Karere brings a fresh Māori perspective to the day's news.

fluent • Television New Zealand Limited • News and Current Affairs

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Waka Huia

Hear the unique iwi histories, explore the political, social and cultural concerns of the moment from Māori around Aotearoa.

fluent • News and Current Affairs • Scottie Douglas Productions Ltd

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Film

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Muru

Police Sergeant Tawharau is forced to choose between his job and his people when the government pulls off an armed raid in his Ruatoki community.

Film • October 15 Ltd

Whina

Flawed yet resilient, Whina tells the story of a woman formed by tradition, compelled by innovation, and guided by an instinct for equality and justice whose legacy as the Te Whaea o te Motu (Mother of the Nation) was an inspiration to an entire country.

Film

Moana reo Māori

Moana sets sail on a daring mission to save her people. Along the way she meets the mighty Demigod Maui. Together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled, action packed voyage.

fluent • Matewa Media Trust • Whānau • Film

Disney Plus

Frozen reo Māori

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arrandale in eternal winter. Watch 'Frozen' in te reo Māori.

fluent • Matewa Media Trust

Disney+

Comedy

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The Ring Inz

Haka group Tūturu Whakamaua Kia Tina (Turuz) aren't the best group in Aotearoa, in fact they're pretty average.

Comedy • Whānau • Enter The Dragon Ltd

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Hari with The Māori Sidesteps

A multi-faceted comedy show that focuses on capturing what it is to be a New Zealander through a Māori lens.

Comedy • Whānau • The Māori Sidesteps Collective Ltd

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Hunting Aotearoa

Join skilled hunter Peter Peeti as he hunts his way through Aotearoa.

Comedy • Whānau • Hikoi NZ

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9 Lives

Kiwi contestants put their "lives" on the line in this innovative new bilingual quiz show. Want to answer in English, no problem! Kei te pārangi ki te whakautu i roto i te reo Māori? Raru kore. Whakautu mai!

Comedy • Whānau • Pango Productions Ltd

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Awards and Events

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Aotearoa Music Awards

Celebrate some of our country's brightest stars, in New Zealand music's biggest night of the year. Made with the support of NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho.

Awards and events

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Ngā Tohu Matariki o Te Tau 2021

This prestigious annual event recognises and celebrates Māori whose passion, innovation, and dedication make a difference to our communities and our country.

Whakaata Māori • Awards and events • matariki

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2019 Te Matatini Kapa Haka Competition

The theme promotes the status of Te Matatini as a world-class festival, and will be a global stage for Māori performance excellence featuring the very best in competitive kapa haka.

Te Matatini Society Incorporated • Awards and events

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Waiata Māori Music Awards

The Waiata Māori Music Awards seeks to develop, encourage and honour the achievements of outstanding traditional and contemporary musical compositions and performances annually.

Waiata Maori Awards Charitable Trust • Awards and events

Waiata Māori Awards

Matariki

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Mānawatia a Matariki (Live Broadcast)

Join hosts Stacey Morrison and Mātai Smith for live coverage of the festivities as Aotearoa celebrates its first Matariki public holiday.

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Beyond Matariki

Join Professor Rangi Matamua as he explores the depth of knowledge that pertains to Māori astronomy.

Mātauranga • Long White Cloud Productions • matariki

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Purapura Whetū

This ground-breaking digital event celebrates Matariki through music with some of Aotearoa’s biggest stars including Six60, Hollie Smith and Drax Project, performing in both English and waiata te reo Māori.

matariki

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Ngā Tohu Matariki o Te Tau 2022

This prestigious annual event recognises and celebrates Māori whose passion, innovation, and dedication make a difference to our communities and our country.

Whakaata Māori • Awards and events • matariki

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