May 16, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views


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David Tua

Maori Televisions weekly indigenous current affairs series, NATIVE AFFAIRS, premieres in a new timeslot of 8.30 PM tonight Monday April 19 with an exclusive update by Team Tua.

David Tuamanator Tua and his US-based promoter, Gotham Boxing president Cedric Kushner, will discuss the fighters ongoing TUA DE FORCE campaign to take out the world heavyweight championship title. Tua will be live in the studio with host Julian Wilcox to discuss the recent media controversy over his free-to-air broadcast agreement with Maori Television while Kushner will be speaking from New York about arrangements for the heavyweights next fight.

In other stories on NATIVE AFFAIRS tonight, Wena Harawira is in New York on the eve of an historic moment in New Zealand history; Makere Edwards reports on the plight of Australias National Indigenous Television (NITV); Chas Toogood documents a unique reunion at Rakaia River involving an indigenous people from North California; and Julian Wilcox also talks to Wayne Peters about calls to apologise to Maori players denied travel to South Africa.

Regional and national current affairs from a Maori perspective as well as international indigenous news, NATIVE AFFAIRS premieres on Maori Television at 8.30 PM tonight (Monday April 19).

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