Following the Government’s announcement that Tāmaki Makaurau will shortly return to Alert Level 3, and the remainder of Aotearoa to Alert Level 2, the decision has been made to cancel the kanohi ki te kanohi (face to face) component of Ngā Whetū o Matariki - Matariki Awards scheduled for this weekend.
“In light of the Prime Minister’s announcement, we have made the decision to cancel this weekend’s Matariki Awards,” says Shane Taurima, Tāhūhū Rangapū of Māori Television.
Māori Television is set to offer unprecedented bilingual election coverage, featuring polling of the Māori electorates, leadership debates for the seven Māori seats, Election night and post-Election special.
Pasifika TV and Māori Television announce the launch of a new Pacific Contribution Hub (PacHub), set to bridge the sharing of news, sport and entertainment content between Aotearoa, New Zealand and the Pacific.
Covid-19 has been and continues to be an unprecedented period for organisations and their kaimahi throughout Aotearoa and around the world. These unprecedented times have called for unprecedented measures in our response to what will undoubtedly be the most challenging and disruptive period we will ever face.
Covid-19 has forced businesses around the world to find new and more adaptive ways of working given the challenges faced. As the unprecedented situation continues to evolve, Māori Television continues to evolve and adapt with it.