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Coronavirus update 6 - 19 March 2020

Earlier today we let you know that our technical experts are testing critical systems, making sure they can be accessed and trying to mitigate lag as much as possible. This testing has been successful so we will move to the next phase of testing.

What is the next phase of testing?

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Māori Television asks staff to self isolate

Due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, Māori Television has decided to err on the side of caution and has requested all staff who returned from international travel over the weekend to self-isolate for 14 days.

"Our staff are well and showing no symptoms of the virus but the health and safety of our kaimahi and the people they engage with is our number one priority," says the Tāhuhu Rangapū (CEO) of Māori Television, Shane Taurima.

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Coronavirus update 4 - 16 March 2020

Due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, Māori Television has decided to err on the side of caution and extended the enforcement of the precautionary 14-day self-quarantine to ALL kaimahi who have returned from overseas since Saturday March 14th. This includes travel from Australia and the Pacific Islands.

We have made this preventative decision to first and foremost take care of the health and wellbeing of our kaimahi and to help limit the pressure being faced by our community and public health services.

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Coronavirus update 3 - 15 March 2020

Due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, Māori Television has decided to err on the side of caution and extended the enforcement of the precautionary 14-day self-quarantine to ALL kaimahi who have returned from overseas since Saturday March 14th. This includes travel from Australia and the Pacific Islands.

We have made this preventative decision to first and foremost take care of the health and wellbeing of our kaimahi and to help limit the pressure being faced by our community and public health services.

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Coronavirus update 2 - 5 March 2020

Kia ora koutou,

Following on from our last update, on 13th Feb, this is an update to advise how we are monitoring the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and what precautionary measures we are putting in place to ensure the ongoing wellbeing and safety of our people.

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Changes to free-to-air television timebands and classification labels

10 February 2020

Viewers will soon be bidding farewell to the decades-old PGR and AO labels on free-to-air (FTA) television and welcoming the familiar G, PG, M, 16 and 18 labels onto their screens.

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TUKU: the new home for rangatahi content launched

Māori Television is excited to launch its new space for rangatahi content: TUKU.

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Statement on pay-for-play accusation

Māori Television acknowledges the actions in this instance are inappropriate and fall well short of the organisation’s editorial standards.

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