Statement on pay-for-play accusation
23 MAHURU 2019
Māori Television acknowledges the
actions in this instance are inappropriate and fall well
short of the organisation’s editorial standards.
take our role as an independent broadcaster seriously. The
staff member has erred in this instance and we apologise for
the misunderstanding the approach has caused,” says a
spokesperson for Māori Television.
Māori Television is
unable to comment further as this is now an employment
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