New Zealand First leader Winston Peters, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei, Māori Party co-leader Pita Sharples, Labour MP Shane Jones, National MP Tau Henare and Mana Party president Annette Sykes will be in studio for some old-fashioned political argy-bargy as they debate all the big issue affecting Māori.
Native Affairs has pioneered this format over the last two years and in 2012 our former presenter Julian Wilcox won Best Presenter, News and Current Affairs at the New Zealand Television Awards 2012 for his hosting duties of the Native Affairs political all-in. Continue reading »
“She has a fantastic on-screen presence and she’s not afraid of asking the hard questions. This appointment not only signals the depth of talent we have at Maori Television, it also reinforces our commitment to producing quality news and current affairs,” said Wilcox.
Forbes, who joined Maori Television in 2012 as a producer of its daily news bulletin, Te Kaea, said she is looking forward to being in front of the camera again for Native Affairs.
“Native Affairs is committed to covering issues from a Maori and indigenous perspective. For me this is an exciting opportunity to tell important stories that aren’t being told elsewhere, alongside a team of experienced journalists.” Continue reading »
It looks as though everyone is overhauling their current affairs programs in 2013. Maori Television have announced that Native Affairs is due to get a new presenter now that Julian Wilcox is heading into the General Manager of News and Current Affairs role.
The new season of Native Affairs will start on the 11th of March with the new presenter being announced shortly.
Maori Television told Throng that Wilcox will not disappear entirely from our screens and we can expect to see his involvement with the 2013 ANZAC Day commemorations and other special occassions.
Julian Wilcox has been the star of Maori Television’s award-winning Native Affairs Continue reading »
Monday 21 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
Navy diver Rob Hewitt almost lost his life diving for crayfish off the Kapiti Coast. Recently Hewitt returned to Kapiti Island, visiting local marae and kura to reflect on his time with Tangaroa.
Monday 14 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
Tonight we look at the disappearance of Iraena Asher. Eight years on from the tragedy, the Asher whanau have been re-traumatised by the recent coroner’s inquiry into her death.
Monday 07 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
In this episode Julian Wilcox elicited answers and opinions from six of the country’s top Maori politicians on a range of issues facing New Zealand.
Monday 31 December 2012, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
Iulia Leilua looks at the case against lawyer Donna Hall. It concerns the five million dollar purchase of land on the shores of Lake Taupo by several Maori Land Trusts, a sale still causing trouble five years on.
Monday 17 December 2012, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
The best stories from 2012. Tonight: Mihi Puriri has been separated from her children since last year when her husband, Olympic boxer Mohammed Azzoui, claimed custody of them in his native Algeria.
Monday 10 December 2012, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
The best stories from 2012. Tonight: We focus on a Caravan Park in West Auckland as part of our housing feature. Is it a campground or is the Government using it as a dumping ground for the most desperate?
Monday 03 December 2012, 8.30 pm on Maori Television
The best stories from 2012. We analyse the aftermath of Operation 8. For the first and only time, all of the ‘Urewera 4′ Iti, Kemara, Signer and Bailey speak out about the ordeal together.