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2004 Mäori Sports Media Award Nomination Form

2004 Mäori Sports Media Award Nomination Form

MÄORI SPORTS MEDIA AWARD OF THE YEAR Whakapaaoho Reo o Hinepukohurangi

The Mäori Sports Media Award of the Year - Whakapaaho Reo o Hinepukohurangi - is a commitment by Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust to work constructively with the media to encourage more positive and expert reporting on Mäori sports, and to improve the depth and quality of Mäori sports reporting.

A finalist is chosen from three categories - print, radio and television - and the premier award winner receives a specially commissioned trophy, to hold for one year. The award will be presented at the 2004 Maori Sports Awards in Auckland on Saturday, 4 December, 2004.

Any person or group may enter their own or another person's work. Nominations will be recognised from 1 October 2004 to 31 October 2004, and must be received by Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust by 31 October 2004. The winning entry will have demonstrated a skilful use of the medium, in Mäori or English.

A broad range of material will be considered eligible, for example:

a television programme or a feature or short film a radio show (documentary, news or commentary) an article featured in any type of public print media public relations activity

The judge/s will be looking for work which has done one or more of the following:

advanced understanding of Mäori sporting pride and problems gone beyond the sensational or trivial treatment of the issues examined issues in a broader context encouraged moves for positive change recognised positive work in communities

For more information contact:

Dick Garratt Vanessa Bidois Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust Mai Media Limited PO Box 23650, Papatoetoe, Auckland Private Bag 68-886, Newton 09 278 6591 / 027 901 237 09 9777 838 / 0275 777 838

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