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Te Māngai Pāho provides contestable funding for the production of Māori language and Māori culture content for broadcast on free to air television channels and distribution via online platforms.

Having the content we fund available on multiple channels will improve the chances of that content finding a wide audience. Te Māngai Pāho has clear policies around language planning, channel preferences and accessibility; all applicants for funding should understand those policies.
A new comedy drama series for Māori Television

The Ring Inz

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Funding for the second round of the 2017-2018 Financial Year for Television Programmes closes Friday 15 September 2017. Only Registered Providers can apply for funding. To apply to become a Registered Provider register at Te Pūahatanga.

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Latest Funding Results

Pūkoro 2016
Kura Productions - Māori Television - Tamariki - 2016

Māori Sports Awards 2015
Kahawai Productions - Māori Television - Sports - 2016

Rā Mōkai
Kapu Tī Productions - Māori Television - Tamariki - 2016

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Takatū Associates - Māori Television - Reversioning - 2016

Pete & Pio series 2
Hikoi NZ Ltd - Choice TV - Lifestyle - 2016

AlterNative (Working Title)
Great Southern Film and TV - MediaWorks TV3 - Current Affairs - 2016

Hunting Aotearoa series 12
Hikoi NZ Limited - Choice TV - Lifestyle - 2016

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What We Have Funded