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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

Wild Kai Legends - Season 3

Wild Kai Legends returns for season three with Tamati Rimene-Sproat as he travels to remote areas of the country, meeting local legends and braving the elements, learning the lay of the land in NZ's unique hunting environments.

Scottie Douglas Productions Ltd • Whānau

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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

Te Petihana Reo Māori 50 Years

Watch the live stream from the commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the presentation of the Māori Language Petition in 1972.

Whakaata Māori

Watch on Māori+

Fluent

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

Wild Kai Legends

Tamati Rimene-Sproat travels to remote areas of the country, meeting local legends and braving the elements, learning the lay of the land in NZ's unique hunting environments.

fluent • Scottie Douglas Productions Ltd • Whānau

Watch on TVNZ+

Awards and Events

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NZ Television Awards

The New Zealand Television Awards recognises excellence in television, and honours the special skills and unique talents of the companies and individuals who create, produce, and perform in television programmes in New Zealand.

J & A Productions Limited

NZTV

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 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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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

Watch on Māori+

Whānau

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Wild Kai Legends - Season 3

Wild Kai Legends returns for season three with Tamati Rimene-Sproat as he travels to remote areas of the country, meeting local legends and braving the elements, learning the lay of the land in NZ's unique hunting environments.

Scottie Douglas Productions Ltd • Whānau

Watch on TVNZ+

Waiata Anthems - Season 2

Acclaimed music artists share their deeply personal stories of disconnection, reclamation, vulnerability, and courage when they translate and record songs in te reo Māori

Notable Pictures Limited • Whānau

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East Coast Rising

Ex All Black Hosea Gear travels to the isolated East Coast, to help this small-but-mighty community win their first rugby match in eight years.

Whānau • Radio Ngāti Porou Charitable Trust

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Stan Walker: Impossible Live

Weaving kōrero and waiata together in an intimate setting, Stan shares his journey in honour and celebration of the first ever Matariki public holiday.

Kura Productions Ltd • Whānau

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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.

Watch on Māori+

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

Watch on TVNZ+

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

Watch on Māori+

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

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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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

Watch on TVNZ+

National Treasures

Explore NZ’s recent history - the wonderful, the hidden and the controversial. Hosted by Scotty and Stacey Morrison, National Treasures showcases unique historical objects and their personal stories.

Mātauranga • Pango Productions Ltd

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News and Current Affairs

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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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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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Comedy

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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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Harakore

Three besties, Te Rauhiringa Krystal Lee-Brown, Ani Piki Tuari and Rukuwai Tipene-Allen adventure out on a girls trip filled with plenty of banter.

fluent • Comedy • Whānau • Hikoi NZ

Watch on Māori+

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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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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Waiata

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Bad Girl

Dedicated to the LGBTQ+ whānau, this waiata was released during Waiata Anthems Week 2022.

Valkyrie

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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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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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Whāia Rā

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

Origin Roots Aotearoa

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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

Te Petihana Reo Māori 50 Years

Watch the live stream from the commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the presentation of the Māori Language Petition in 1972.

Whakaata Māori

Watch on Māori+

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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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

Tamariki

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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

Ohinga

Keep updated with kaupapa that our rangatahi are passionate about.

fluent • Mahi Tahi Media Ltd • Rangatahi • Tamariki

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Island of Mystery

Josh and his dog crash back 700 years in time, to a mysterious land where taniwhas roam and ancient warriors rule.

fluent • Tamariki • Adrenalin Group

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Te Nūtube

A series about two very opinionated, very loud, very clever, but most of all, very Māori cousins Atareta and Te Haakura.

fluent • Tamariki • Arataua Ltd

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Drama

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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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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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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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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

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

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