Kete Aronui

Sunday November 14 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

Profiling contemporary artists from across the spectrum of the art world, with a Maori perspective. Te Rongo Kirkwood is an artist who works with sheet glass to create large sculptural pieces that express her passion for colour and light. She comes from a long line of artists, and her work is sought after, as she is one of a few that have made their mark in this medium.

Sunday October 24 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

A series on contemporary established and emerging artists, from across the art world in New Zealand. Tonight: Elena is a classically-trained violinist, she’s well known for her dynamic performances and arrangements which combine classical, folk, Latin American, Irish and Maori elements.

Sunday October 3 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

A series about contemporary Maori artists working across the broad spectrum of art. Tonight: Shane Dudley is an emerging artist who works with cement and mixed media. His work is provocative, promoting further discussion about new Zealand and its history. In this episode, Shane reveals how he makes his artwork look like solid stone, and he creates a piece with the help of his two sons.

Sunday September 26 at 8.00 PM on Maori Television

A series on contemporary artists working across the broad and wonderful spectrum of art. Tonight: Jacob Scott is an architect inspired by the work of his father, John Scott. He is also an art educator who is driven to innovate in teaching methods, and to develop a Maori way of doing business. This episode dips into Jacob’s hectic life.

Tuesday March 2 at 9.30 PM on Maori Television

Art series which showcases talented New Zealand artists from a wide range of disciplines. Tonight: The journey of Maori to Aotearoa as told by master waka carver and navigator, Hekenukumai Busby.

Tuesday February 23 at 9.30 PM on Maori Television

Art series which showcases talented New Zealand artists from a wide range of disciplines. Tonight: Follow Shigeyuki Kihara from a performance in Auckland of her ritual dance, Taualuga, to New York.

Tuesday February 9 at 9.30 PM on Maori Television

Art series which showcases talented New Zealand artists from a wide range of disciplines. Tonight: The many layers of Wendy Whitehead’s unique jewellery, using materials like pounamu, red gold, silver and rubber.

Tuesday January 26 at 9.30 PM on Maori Television

Art series which showcases talented New Zealand artists from a wide range of disciplines. Tonight: Young upcoming stencil artist Hayley King, and her range of art under the moniker ‘Flox’.

Tuesday January 19 at 9.30 PM on Maori Television

Art series which showcases talented New Zealand artists from a wide range of disciplines. Tonight: Tipene Ryan-Smith is an installation artist living in Raglan. His iwi affiliations lie in the south with Ngati Mamoe, Waitaha and Ngai Tahu. His distinctive signature style is to use found and recycled objects, resulting in beautifully eclectic work.

Tuesday January 12 at 9.30 PM on Maori Television

Art series which showcases talented New Zealand artists from a wide range of disciplines. Tonight: Rona Osborne trained as a painter at Elam, and has gone to make her mark both as a painter, and as a creative force at one of Auckland’s best-known retail outlets for Maori artists, Native Agent.