Apr 15, 2021


Maori News & Indigenous Views

Contestants Wanted for New Whanau Game Show on Maori Television

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whanaufactorAward-winning production company Scottie Productions is looking for contestants to take part inWHANAU FACTOR, a new family friendly game show coming to Maori Television later this year.

Producers are looking for stand-out family pairs grandchild and grandparent, aunties and nephews, kids and mum or dad who can speak a little te reo Maori and are available to film in Auckland. Contestants must be at least 15 years old with a 15-year age gap between the two teammates.

The 13-part series will be fun, fast-paced and entertaining, with Matai Smith (winner Best Presenter – Entertainment/Factual at the 2012 NZ Television Awards) at its helm.

In every episode, two teams of family pairs plus a celebrity team leader will go head to head in a battle that tests their musical, mental and physical skills over three rounds, in the hope of winning a jackpot of fantastic prizes.

Harking back to an era of light-entertainment, but with a modern twist,WHANAU FACTORmixes key elements from successful overseas shows with old-fashioned Maori humour and a healthy dash of family rivalry.

This is the perfect opportunity for you and your whanau to shine on Maori Television, says Matai Smith. Dont just read this and ignore it – register now to win prizes galore.

Episodes will be filmed in front of live studio audiences at Maori Televisions Newmarket studio throughout June and July.

If you have a whanau member to team up with and would like a chance to win some great prizes, or would like to register to attend the live shows, email[email protected].

WHANAU FACTORstarts Friday September 6 at 8.00pm on Maori Television.

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