Maori Television's blog

Friday 25 January 2013, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Sixty years ago, Maori children were smacked at school or ‘fed soap’ for speaking Maori. Some of them, now kaumatua, speak about the trauma of those early days.

Friday 25 January 2013, 9.30 pm on Maori Television

Follows a group of novice students from Auckland’s North Shore who have just four weeks to prepare for the kapa haka performance of their lives, in front of an audience of thousands! (REPEAT)

Friday 25 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

The Marae DIY crew are back again, tools and can do attitude in hand. Join the journey as we visit and help out at different marae around te motu. Tonight: Rangitahi Marae, Murupura. (REPEAT)

Thursday 24 January 2013, 10.30 pm on Maori Television

Tonight the crew finish up their time on the East Coast. Host Howard Morrison Jnr goes pig hunting with Quinten Pardoe and his brother Dean on the outskirts of Ruatoria. (REPEAT)

Thursday 24 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Maori Television is pleased to bring you action from the 2012 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. Tonight: Oklahoma City v LA Clippers.

Thursday 24 January 2013, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Take a ringside seat as the next generation of male and female boxers battle it out in a series of matches from around the country.

Wednesday 23 January 2013, 10:30 pm on Maori Television

A risque chat show featuring guests who reminisce about their younger days and some of their most naughty secrets never told or seen on television before. Tonight: Taame Iti

Wednesday 23 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Quinton Hita journeys back to his roots to capture the Ngapuhi dialect through tableside yarns with kaumatua.

Wednesday 23 January 2013, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Ruia Aperahama continues his discussion with Tapihana Shelford regarding the Ratana Church. (REPEAT)

Tuesday 22 January 2013, 10.30 pm on Maori Television

This episode follows two groups of athletes competing in both the Inuit and Dene games, showing their cultural significance while revealing the skill and agility required to compete in these amazing events. (REPEAT)