Beneath The Maori Moon

Friday 26 August 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Tonight looks at the future of the Maori game and team. Includes in-depth interviews with players, administrators and coaches and follows the NZ Maori team as they prepare for their match against Ireland.

Friday 5 August 2011, 8.00pm on Maori Television

Tonight: The Maori All Black who donned the red rose of England, the Ngaruawahia-born Wallaby and the Ngapuhi boy who will obstruct the All Blacks world cup campaign.

Friday 12 August 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Tonight: A look at the all-time best Maori XV, featuring some of the great forwards such as Buck Shelford, Zinzan Brooke and Waka Nathan.

Friday 19 August 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Tonight: A look at the all-time best Maori XV selected by a panel of experts in 2009, with particular focus on the backs. These include Sid Going, George Nepia and Carlos Spencer.

Friday 1 July 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Tonight: The impact of religion on the game amongst Maori and the role played by Christian based Maori boarding schools. Karl Tenana, Matua and Reuben Parkinson are among the players profiled.

Friday 15 July 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Tonight: A look at the confrontational side of rugby. Players that relish the close quarter action earning respect by their nature of play. Albie Pryor, Billy Bush and Rua Tipoki are amongst the players profiled.

Friday 22 July 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Key protest figures and rugby players from the days of South Africa’s apartheid regime, which pitted friend against friend and went far beyond the 80 minutes of a rugby match.

Friday 29 July 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

The tug of war spanning over a century between rugby league and rugby union, and the Maori players at the centre of it.

Thursday 2 June 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

A documentary series tracing the evolution of Maori Rugby and Maori social history over the past 120 years. Tonight: The unique role that whakapapa has to play in the Maori contribution to rugby.

Friday 10 June 2011, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

A documentary series tracing the evolution of Maori Rugby and Maori social history over the past 120 years. Tonight: George Nepia, Wattie Barclay, Carlos Spencer and Zinzan Brooke are profiled in depth.