May 14, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views

Tonight on Native Affairs…

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Maori Televisions weekly indigenous current affairs series, NATIVE AFFAIRS, is live-to-air in its new timeslot of 8.30 PM tonight Monday April 26 with reporter Wena Harawiras exclusive indigenous report from the United Nations in New York as the New Zealand Government confirms its support for the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Native AffairsMeanwhile, two original members of the Patea Maori Club are in the studio with presenter Julian Wilcox to celebrate the re-appearance of their hit song Poi E! in the music charts thanks to the soundtrack of blockbuster movie Boy 26 years after it was first a hit.

In other stories on tonights show, reporter Tina Wickliffe is in the mist and in the studio with the latest on the Tuhoe tribes bottom line for Treaty of Waitangi negotiations while Dr Ranginui Walker also joins Julian Wilcox in the studio with his reaction; and Carmen Parahi investigates the ramifications of the Governments decision to close the successful but expensive treatment centre for young criminals while expanding boot camps for troubled youth.

Regional and national current affairs from a Maori perspective as well as international indigenous news, NATIVE AFFAIRS screens live-to-air on Maori Television at 8.30 PM tonight (Monday April 26) and is repeated on Sunday May 2 at 5.30 PM.


For images and media information, register with the Maori Television media centre at or contact Communications Manager, Vanessa Horan, on +64 9 539 7159, mobile +64 21 928 007 or email [email protected].

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