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Te Māngai Pāho provides operational funding to 21 iwi radio stations. Stations broadcast on frequencies reserved for the promotion of Māori language and culture.

TAHU FM | 90.5FM


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Funding for iwi radio is through a closed fund – we do not accept unsolicited applications. We do, however, manage a contestable funding pool for three radio initiatives: a radio training programme, a Māori news service and a midnight to dawn programme for the iwi radio network.

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Latest Funding Results

2013 Taitokerau Secondary Schools Ngā Manu Kōrero Competition
Te Whare Awhina o Te Iwi Community Trust (trading as Tautoko FM) - 2013

Tangihanga for Parekura Horomia
Radio Ngāti Porou Charitable Trust (trading as Radio Ngāti Porou) - 2013

2013 Te Ahurei a Tuhoe
Te Reo o Irirangi o Te Mānuka Tūtahi Trust (trading as Tūmeke FM) - 2013

2013 Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Competition (Translation Service)
Te Matatini Society Inc (trading as Hakarongo Mai) - 2013

2013 Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Competition
Te Reo Irirangi o Te Arawa Trust (trading as Te Arawa FM) - 2013

2012 Wellington Regional Kapa Haka Competition
Te Reo Irirangi o Te Ūpoko o Te Ika Inc. (trading as Te Ūpoko o Te Ika) - 2013

2013 Māori Sports Awards
UMA Broadcasting Ltd (trading as Radio Waatea) - 2013

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Recruitment for Pou Hanga Hōtaka (Head of Content)

20 March 2020 | 11:34

Te Māngai Pāho invites suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for the role of Pou Hanga Hōtaka (Head of Content). This is a significant opportunity to gain a leadership position within a high performing organisation and to make a strong contribution to the revitalisation of te reo Māori. <br> <br> The Pou Hanga Hōtaka advertisement, job description and application form can be viewed online <a href="https://www.seek.co.nz/job/41194291?type=standout#searchRequestToken=559093bd-baec-4522-be97-b4abcf1a1ba3">here</a>. <br> <br> Applications ...

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What We Have Funded

Te Māngai Pāho currently funds 21 iwi radio stations. Those stations broadcast on frequencies specifically reserved for the promotion of Māori language and culture. Below is a list of the funded stations and the frequencies you can find them on. You can also listen to stations on-line via Irirangi.net or simply click on the name of the station in the list below.

Ngā Reo Irirangi i te Motu
Station Frequency
Te Hiku o te Ika 97.1FM
Radio Waatea 603AM
Tūmeke FM 96.9FM & 106.5FM
Ngā Iwi FM 92.2FM, 92.4FM, 92.8FM & 99.6FM
Te Arawa FM 88.7FM , 88.9FM & 93.9FM
Te Korimako o Taranaki 94.8FM
Radio Ngāti Porou 585AM, 98.5FM, 93.3FM, 90.5FM, 105.3FM & 106.5FM
Kia Ora FM 89.8 89.8FM
Radio Kahungunu 765AM
Radio Tainui 95.4FM