Maori Television Highlights
Maori Television Highlights
New this week
Crack Up – A special comedy show hosted by Mike King – February 6
Waitangi Ata Marie – live two hour breakfast show, February 6
Oruorua – One-off music show featuring Majic Paora
Bob Marley – Freedom Road
Season finals this week
Kapa Haka Kids
LIVE coverage and highlights from the Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival
Kapa Haka: Behind the Faces (reality series)
UK Super League LIVE World Club Challenge
SATURDAY 02 FEBRUARY 2013
8.00 pm Kaitangata Twitch G
A thrilling drama from Margaret Mahy. The island of Kaitangata is twitching, it’s waking up! Only 13 year old Meredith can stop it. Can she discover what it wants before it is too late? (REPEAT)
8:30 pm Rain of the Children AO
Vincent Ward weaves drama with documentary to unravel the extraordinary story of Puhi, the Tuhoe woman chosen at the age of 12 by the great Tuhoe prophet Rua Kenana to marry his son Whatu.
10.30 pm Poitukohu NBA
Maori Television is pleased to bring you action from the 2012 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. Tonight: Memphis v Oklahoma.
SUNDAY 03 FEBRUARY 2013
3.00 pm Whare Maori G
The village has informed the way Maori live, the influence and evolution of the village and its impact on Maori architecture is explored in this episode. (PREMIERE REPEAT)
7.00 pm Joe’s World on a Plate G
Join Maori Television’s newest celebrity chef, Joe McLeod as he cooks some of his favourite recipes from around the world, all from the comfort of his own home. Tonight: Spain.
8.30 pm Good Night and Good
George Clooney-directed recreation of events in the 1950s between broadcast journalist Edward R Morrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy relating to the Senate’s Permanent Sub-committee on Investigations. (REPEAT)
MONDAY 04 FEBRUARY 2013
8.00 pm Warrant of Fitness G
Tonight meet big, happy family the Randalls. Like most whanau when one person gets a cold or sore throat, they all get it. But Rodney‘s sore throat was something far more sinister- Rheumatic Fever. (REPEAT)
8.30 pm Native Affairs Summer Series UR
Tonight we look at the dispute over the Navy land at Narrowneck that has a community divided.
pm The Nutters Club AO
A fresh, spontaneous and entertaining approach to mental health issues. Mike King hosts a popular talkback radio show featuring fearless and frank discussion with studio guests. (REPEAT)
TUESDAY 05 FEBRUARY 2013
8.00 pm Tatai Hono G
A half-hour programme that helps Maori who have lost the knowledge of their tribal affiliations, language and tikanga to reconnect with their people and home ground. (FINAL REPEAT)
8.30 pm Tuesday Documentary: Bob Marley – Freedom Road AO
Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Bob Marley, including previously unseen footage plus live performances. Narrated by Oscar-nominated actress Esther Anderson, Marley’s long-term girlfriend.
10.00 pm The Topp Twins G
Tune in for the hilarious antics of The Topp Twins. Tonight: Camp Mother and Camp Leader get caught up in a Maori waka regatta. (REPEAT)
WEDNESDAY 06 FEBRUARY 2013 - WAITANGI DAY
8.00 am Waitangi Ata Marie UR
A two-hour LIVE breakfast special on Waitangi Day, taking in the celebrations, and taking a look at 2013 and what's ahead for us in the coming year.
8.00 pm Oruorua G
Oruorua celebrates the raw, effortless sound of established Maori musicians. Tonight Majic Paora performs an intimate acoustic set. (PREMIERE)
8.30 pm Crack Up PGR
Join Maori Television for a night of laughs as we showcase a top line up of comedic talent in a Waitangi Day comedy show hosted by Mike King.
9.30 pm Documentary: Nga Tamatoa 40 Years On G
Documentary marking the 40th anniversary (14 September 2012) of the first National Maori Language Day in 1972, at which the Maori Language Petition was presented to parliament. (REPEAT)
THURSDAY 07 FEBRUARY 2013
8.30 pm Poitukohu NBA 2012 UR
Maori Television is pleased to bring you action from the 2012 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. Tonight: Milwaukee v Denver.
10.30 pm Hunting Aotearoa AO
This week Howie heads to the Hawkes Bay to meet Rob Holt at Kaweka Hunting Adventures. Howie joins a few of Rob’s clients on a deer hunt. (REPEAT)
FRIDAY 08 FEBRUARY 2013
8.00 pm It’s in the Bag G
The Opunake show is full of surprises including some very fancy footwork from a couple of dance champions – It’s in the Bag proves its pure entertainment magic. (REPEAT)
8.30 pm Marae DIY G
The Marae DIY crew are back again, tools and can do attitude in hand. Join the journey as we visit and help out at different marae around te motu. Tonight: Kohunui Marae. (REPEAT)
9.30 pm Kapa Haka Kids G
Follows a group of novice students preparing for the kapa haka performance of their lives. Tonight: It’s crunch time – can the kapa haka kids conquer their nerves, or will they go home empty handed?