Latest News

TV AND RADIO COVERAGE CONFIRMED FOR 2012 MAORI SPORTS AWARDS

TV AND RADIO COVERAGE CONFIRMED FOR 2012 MAORI SPORTS AWARDS


  • Ratings12345

National Maori radio programme producer, Waatea 603AM, and indigenous channel, Maori Television, will both broadcast from the 2012 Maori Sports Awards on Saturday November 24.

Tamaki Makaurau iwi radio station Waatea will broadcast live on its Auckland 603AM frequency, to the iwi radio network and via its website, www.waatea603am.co.nz, from 5.00 pm to 11.00 pm.

Maori Television will screen a one-and-a-half hour highlights package – presented by Te Arahi Maipi and Wairangi Koopu – from 8.30 pm that night.

A total of 22 Olympians, three Paralympians, 11 world champions and four world champion teams will be honoured at the 22ndawards ceremony to be hosted by Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust at Auckland’s TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre.

Winners in 10 categories will be announced including Maori sports administrator; umpire/referee; sportsperson with a disability; coach; media; junior sportsman and woman; senior sportsman and woman; and sports team.

On-stage entertainment will include Kiwi music icon, Annie Crummer; award-winning singer-songwriter, Maisey Rika, accompanied by brother, JJ Rika, on guitar; dance group Hawaiki Tu Haka Theatre; this year’s Homai Te Pakipaki winner, Hukanui Brown; and New Zealand’s Got Talent sensation, JGeeks.

For more information about the 2012 Maori Sports Awards, go to the website: www.maorisportsawards.co.nz.

For more information including media interviews or ticket sales, contact Dick and Desrae Garratt, Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust, on phone +64 9 278 6591, fax +64 9 278 6582, mobile +64 274 901 237 or emailinfo@maorisportsawards.co.nz.

Latest Tweets

  • DigitalMaori@BBCClick @Microsoft @Xbox @ExtremeTech clicked just as I sent my tweet. fascinating read. I'm buying both in a few weeks. can't wait2 play about 18 hours ago
  • DigitalMaori@BBCClick @Microsoft @Xbox @ExtremeTech just saw on squakbox that PS4 has sold 7m units about 19 hours ago
  • DigitalMaori@MorganGodfery @Waiariki_Cowboy bro all parties have the hat out. Some will get lots, others will still work on heart #mana about 19 hours ago
  • DigitalMaoriAmazing lightning strikes all across #Rotorua night skies. Meanwhile boys still playing Minecraft... about 19 hours ago
  • DigitalMaoriA cornerstone of backbeat Pacific & Celtic rhythms check out @PacificCurls for gig updates, festivals and beautiful Pacific & Celtic sounds. about 24 hours ago
  • DigitalMaoriRT @PacificCurls: Kia ora! Noa'ia! Warm Greetings! Just setting up our very first Twitter account! :) Love to all and stay warm, dry and sa… about a day ago
  • DigitalMaori@misstahi @HemiHorne yes please that would be awesome about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@traceyrcooper @n8tvaffairs @publicaddress perhaps we all need to figure out how to better work 2gether? about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@justjenine and now my 9yr son wants to teach me. So cool. about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@traceyrcooper @n8tvaffairs @publicaddress I do. Tv3 got blocked, TvNZ got blocked. We walked out and didn't cover the last day #solidarity about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@chrisclaynz kia ora Chris. Awesome brother. Plz email me potaua@gmail.com. Can't wait to hear more. about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaoriRT @misstahi: @misstahi: Amazing new exhibition in Wellington central - Johnson Witehira's Land of Tara #maori #taranaki http://t.co/VPmoum… about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaoriRT @publicaddress: New post: A little journalistic solidarity with Native Affairs and http://t.co/byVKuxp0YB http://t.co/CjQa2g4izc @Digita… about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@RichDecibels @Loomio kia ora Rich. Awesome! Will be in touch soon. Exciting. about 4 days ago
  • DigitalMaoriOccupyNZ interviews Hone Harawira at #Mana #AGM https://t.co/mUH6dQitim about 5 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@AnkyraDAnatolia @VignaMichela @mycrixus that's correct PUKANA!! http://t.co/rDnXCWacYH about 5 days ago
  • DigitalMaoriHOME!! Love that smell of the forest, the sulphur, the rain here in #Rotorua. Many many thanks @gnat for the invite to #kiwifoo. Kia ora! about 5 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@VignaMichela @mycrixus @AnkyraDAnatolia so I just said "powerful pukana cousin Manu!" in te reo #Maori about 5 days ago
  • DigitalMaori@VignaMichela @mycrixus @AnkyraDAnatolia kia ora. Manu/Crixus of the tribe Te Arawa in NZ is pulling a pukana, eyes big, tongue out #Maori about 5 days ago
  • DigitalMaoriRT @N8TVAFFAIRSTV: Coming up on Native Affairs: Tuhoe campaigners yesterday in Whakatane marching against the latest armed police... http:/… about 5 days ago