Deane Waretini: Now is the Hour

Monday 21 January 2013, 9.30 pm on Maori Television

We meet legendary singer and Christchurch cabbie Deane Waretini and discover his dream to relaunch his career. (PREMIERE REPEAT)

Saturday 29 December 2012, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane finally meets his promoter, Orlando, and the truth is revealed. His comeback gig could be a disaster. Can Deane and his friends pull off a miracle and put on the concert of a lifetime? (FINAL)

Saturday 15 December 2012, 8.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane finally meets his promoter, Orlando, and the truth is revealed. His comeback gig could be a disaster. Can Deane and his friends pull off a miracle and put on the concert of a lifetime? (REPEAT FINAL)

Friday 19 October 2012, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane finally meets his promoter, Orlando, and the truth is revealed. His comeback gig could be a disaster. Can Deane and his friends pull off a miracle and put on the concert of a lifetime? (FINAL)

Friday 5 October 2012, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane’s final warm-up gig for the troops in Waiouru is a mixed bag, and as he finally returns home, the size of the task ahead of him sinks in. Will the gig even happen?

Friday 28 September 2012, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane and Andrei record a new song to release on the back of the big comeback concert in Rotorua. But the finances for the gig are looking so shaky that the comeback gig might never happen.

Friday 21 September 2012, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Waretini has a capital time in Wellington – taking his fitness routine to new heights with some boxing and some serious singing at the Salvation Army. But can Orlando get the finances back on track?

Friday 14 September 2012, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane faces the biggest day of the tour with 250km to travel and two gigs. But Auckland promoter Orlando is feeling the financial pinch and disaster may be just around the corner.

Friday 07 September 2012, 10.00 pm on Maori Television

Deane’s comeback quest begins. It’s finally time to leave Christchurch. First stop is a warm-up gig in Cheviot – but the small turnout has Deane worried about his comeback gig promoter’s ability.