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  New Zealand On Air - Television
This will certainly affect television and may also be relevant to radio.
Currently however NZ On Air's television funding is focussed primarily on the major free to air networks, accessible to the widest New Zealand audience.
Maori, Special Interest and Minorities series will be considered at the October 2007 and April 2008 meetings.
www.nzonair.govt.nz /television.php   (365 words)

  Bank's attack on Maori TV did not breach standards - New Zealand news on Stuff.co.nz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Maori Television made several complaints to the BSA after Banks said while hosting a show on Radio Pacific on July 25 that the "money-guzzling apartheid state-owned Maori Television channel" had been "slapped down hard" by the BSA.
Maori Television said Banks was incorrect on several points and calling the channel "racist" and "apartheid" denigrated Maori Television and Maori people in general.
The BSA found the comments were not denigratory to Maori in general, because Banks was referring to the channel directly, which was not a "section of the community".
www.stuff.co.nz /stuff/0,2106,3884979a8153,00.html   (297 words)

 The Maori Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The year began with national polarization when Maori, as equal citizens under the Treaty of Waitangi and English common law, asked the courts to examine the continuing existence of their pre-colonial aboriginal, native or customary ownership of the seabed and foreshore.
Thirty-five thousand Maori children attend early-childhood education; kohanga reo and kura kaupapa are expanding; Maori enrolments at tertiary level have doubled since 1999; and Te Wananga-o-Aotearoa, with 38,000 enrolments, became the country's biggest tertiary institution.
Long-time servant of grass-roots communities, mother of six, grandmother of 24 and fosterparent of 30 Maori and pakeha children, she combines the strength of Eva Rickard with the motherhood of Whina Cooper, the hands-on commitment of Princess Te Puea and the principled dignity of Mira Szasy.
www.arena.org.nz /maoriyr.htm   (1526 words)

 Maori Broadcasting: Television Services | Māori Broadcasting | Archive
It is considered that the Government's obligation to promote the Maori language through television broadcasting is best met by Te Mangai Paho (TMP) purchasing Maori language programmes on a competitive basis and by TMP deciding on the appropriate balance between programmes shown on the main networks and other broadcasters, including a Maori television channel.
In recognition of Maori governance aspirations, Te Puni Kokiri and Commerce propose that the Government establish a trust charged with managing UHF frequencies reserved for the promotion of Maori language and culture, together with a capital sum necessary for the establishment of a nation-wide Maori television channel.
NMO advisors are currently arguing for the establishment of a Crown/Maori "Maori Television Council" to manage the Crown's "settlement" in respect of Maori television.
www.med.govt.nz /pbt/broadcas/maori_television.html   (3495 words)

 From Broadcasting to Narrowcasting
The young, talented Maori broadcasters were understandably upset that they were paid a pittance while their bosses were apparently doing very nicely.
Maori language on TV is now limited to one TV programme a day, broadcast mid-afternoon by TVNZ.
Maori programming is better served by radio, where there are a number of stations run by Maori iwi (tribes) as well as regular broadcasts at peak times by Radio New Zealand on their National station.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/broadcasting/10925/2   (462 words)

 Maori Television Act may be Overprotective - Litigation Library from A J Park
The Maori Television Service has applied to register the trade mark MAORI TELEVISION in a number of classes in New Zealand with those applications currently being examined by the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ).
Perhaps of greatest interest is that any other person wanting to set up an indigenous television service in New Zealand with a focus on Maori language and culture would appear to be in breach of the act by calling its product 'Maori Television'.
In essence, it appears that the provision in the Maori Television Service Act prohibits what in the normal course of events would be legitimate use of the descriptive term 'Maori Television'.
www.ajpark.com /library/2005/06/maori_television.php   (400 words)

 Massey News Article - Maori Television accused of missing language focus
He is also sceptical of the value of the second Maori television channel, due to be launched next year with a greater emphasis on te reo Maori, describing it as a waste of resources.
Maori Television chief executive Jim Mather has said in a statement that the second channel would better meet the needs of fluent speakers and Maori language learners by screening three hours daily programming in 100 per cent te reo.
He frequently writes to Maori Television bosses challenging their programming choices, and would like to see a review, or even a research-driven baseline study and a follow-up study targeting reo Maori audience participation levels.
masseynews.massey.ac.nz /2007/Press_Releases/08-31-07.html   (607 words)

 Canku Ota - November 16, 2002 - Maori Language Enjoys Resurgence
But now Maori is not only spoken fluently by at least a quarter of New Zealand's indigenous population, but many non-Maori New Zealanders can also hold a basic conversation in the country's native tongue.
Maori who were fluent were getting old and children weren't taught Maori at school or encouraged to speak it at home.
The latest study by the Ministry of Maori Affairs shows the Maori language is no longer in decline, that a quarter of Maori now speak the language.
www.turtletrack.org /Issues02/Co11162002/CO_11162002_Maori_Language.htm   (791 words)

 The Militant - 3/10/97 -- New Zealand Rulers Attack Maori Rights
On the evening of February 6, 100 demonstrators for Maori rights set off from Waitangi in vehicles and on foot for a week-long march to Rotorua, to be joined by others at the different cities and towns they stopped in.
Alongside ATN, the Maori radio station Aotearoa Maori Radio and Pacific Island station Reo Atumotu (Voice of the Islands) are expected to close because of cuts in state funding in the wake of the controversy.
Working people who are Maori have borne the brunt of a two-decade assault on the rights and living standards of workers and working farmers.
www.themilitant.com /1997/6110/6110_9.html   (1715 words)

 Screenrights - The Audio Visual Copyright Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Haggie told OTA that Maori Television has a statutory responsibility to promote te reo and tikanga Maori (Maori culture) by delivering programmes that inform, educate and entertain New Zealanders and that enrich New Zealand’s society, culture and heritage.
“Maori Television is a government funded organisation,” she said.
Maori Television now broadcasts seven days per week from 4pm to 11.30pm, with a children's language learning programme broadcast each weekday between 10-11am.
www.screen.org /offtheair/OTA2004/OTA1104/feature.htm   (605 words)

 Tuned into te reo - 26 Mar 2005 - National   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Still, she picked up a Maori broadcaster of the year award with Mai FM and has worked in film and television, including a part in the acclaimed The Maori Merchant of Venice.
To be able to go home and switch on Maori TV to hear and put in context what she's learning in the classroom is a huge bonus, she says.
Maori households such as Armstrong's won't be the only ones on Monday celebrating the first anniversary of the Maori Television Service.
www.nzherald.co.nz /index.cfm?c_id=1&ObjectID=10117136   (1569 words)

 Maori News Online and Maori Portal - Te Karere Ipurangi
Maori and Pacific Islanders are still behind the average European New Zealander for most social indicators but they are improving, according to a report released today by the Ministry of Social Development.
Maori living in the eastern Bay of Plenty settlement of Ruatoki say they feel directly targeted by police raids, but police say their actions were necessary to mitigate a serious risk.
Maori academics and politicians have warned that police raids on Maori activists could have the opposite effect and fuel the fire of extremism.
maorinews.com /karere   (1832 words)

 RSA - News - Maori Television Broadcasts All-Day ANZAC Special - 17 March 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Maori Television will devote its entire broadcast schedule on Tuesday April 25 to New Zealand’s national day of commemoration, ANZAC Day.
Maori Television chief executive Jim Mather says the station is the leading broadcaster of local programming content and is well positioned to deliver a level of ANZAC coverage never seen before in New Zealand.
‘Maori Television is New Zealand’s channel so we are particularly proud to be taking a leading role in celebrating, honouring, thanking and remembering their countless contributions.
www.rsa.org.nz /about/nws2006mar/ANZAC_Day_broadcast.htm   (481 words)

 Hon Parekura Horomia: Maori Television Service
The function of the Maori television service is to promote te reo Maori me nga tikanga Maori, through the provision of a high quality, cost effective Maori television service, in both Maori and English, which informs, educates and entertains, and in doing so, enriches New Zealand's society, culture and heritage.
The Maori Television Service Directors will have the same duties as those set out in the Companies Act 1993, and all Directors will be expected to act in the best interests of the Maori television service.
In the event that the Maori television service is dissolved or otherwise ceases to perform the function of the Maori television service within the ten-year term, the management right reverts back to the Kaitiaki Trust appointed by the Electoral College.
www.executive.govt.nz /minister/horomia/tv/summary.htm   (1213 words)

 Maori Culture
As part of the resurgence of Maori culture that came to the fore in the late 20th century, the tradition-based arts of kapa haka (song and dance), carving and weaving are widely practiced, and the architecture of the marae maintains strong links to traditional forms.
Maori also value their connections to Polynesia, as attested by the increasing popularity of waka ama (outrigger canoe racing), which is now an international sport involving teams from all over the Pacific.
Use of the Maori language (Te Reo Maori) as a living, community language remained only in a few remote areas in the post-war years, but is currently undergoing a renaissance, thanks in part to Maori language immersion schools and a Maori Television channel.
www.move2nz.com /nz/nz_maori_culture.aspx?sm=g50p238   (614 words)

 Sophocrat > Maori Broadcasting
Maori radio therefore developed with perhaps greater diversity, and accessibility than even the Global Plan had envisaged.
It was founded on the previous Te Reo Maori claim, which established the Maori language as a taonga for the purpose of Article Two of the Treaty of Waitangi.
The Crown's assumptions that Maori television would use UHF frequencies were well out-of-date by then: technology had moved on, and digital satellite transmission would prove to be a more effective option.
www.sophocrat.co.nz /works/maoriBC.htm   (633 words)

 Maori Television | Throng
Maori Television is launching a spectacular season of high-energy, high-excitement on-court basketball action when the Harvey Norman NZ Breakers take on the Cairns Taipans at Auckland’s North Shore Events Centre this tonight at 8.00 PM.
Maori Television chief executive Jim Mather says the station continues to attract a rapidly growing and increasingly broad audience across all ages, genders and ethnicities.
Maori Television is screening daily coverage of a major indigenous sporting event involving 22 countries, 33 sports and several thousand athletes from throughout the South Pacific.
www.throng.co.nz /blog/maori-television?page=2   (2442 words)

 Māori Television - Media Centre
Now it intends to attack funding set aside for Maori language programming in order to produce programmes that Maori Television is already broadcasting.” Mr Mather said Maori Television had recently approached TVNZ to explore the potential for the two public broadcasters to work in a collaborative, rather than competitive, manner.
Maori Television had developed what he believed was a sound, logical and robust plan for the two to work together to reduce production and programming costs, resulting in a better and more responsible spend of taxpayer funds.
Maori Television was an independent broadcaster with a schedule and programming style that vastly differed to that of TVNZ, and would make its schedule decisions based on its programming strategy and reo Maori content needs.
media.maoritelevision.com /release/81   (612 words)

 Maori language - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Maori language" at HighBeam.
Maori language television makes it to air after years of controversy
Research finds Maori language spoken by 9 percent of Maori
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-X-Maorilan.html   (167 words)

 RSA - News - Maori Television unveils ANZAC Day Schedule - 10 April 2006
Maori Television is unveiling its all-day schedule of programming for New Zealand’s national day of commemoration, ANZAC Day, on Tuesday April 25.
The unprecedented coverage – presented by senior Maori Television journalist Wena Harawira and co-hosted by former One News presenter Judy Bailey – begins at 6.00 am live from Auckland War Memorial Museum’s dawn service before crossing to Gisborne’s dawn ceremony at 7.00 am.
Viewers return to Maori Television’s Auckland studio at 6.30 pm for a live studio debate and again at 8.30 pm for live interviews, entertainment and letters.
www.rsa.org.nz /about/nws2006apr/maori_television_anzac.htm   (720 words)

 Māori Television Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Māori Television Service is a state sector organisation in New Zealand that was established on May 7, 2003 under the Māori Television Service (Te Aratuku Whakāta Irirangi Māori) Act 2003 to replace the Te Reo Māori Television Trust (Te Awhiorangi).
Māori Television is available on the UHF band to approximately four-fifths of Māori speakers, and to all of New Zealand via SKY Television's satellite service.
Like the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, the television service has, according to the State Services Commission, an unusual status in that it is 'a stand alone agency within the State sector that does not fall under any State sector category'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maori_Television_Service   (251 words)

 Hon Parekura Horomia: Maori Television Service
Prime Minister Helen Clark and Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia said today that the establishment of a Maori Television Service ushers in an exciting new era in broadcasting which will help to enrich New Zealand's society, culture and heritage.
The government announced today that a Maori television service will be on air from June 2002.
Most of that funding will be available to the new Maori television service, with TVNZ retaining funding for its current in-house production of Maori programmes," Mr Horomia said.
www.executive.govt.nz /minister/horomia/tv/pr.htm   (593 words)

 Maori TV scores a slice of Brash - New Zealand news on Stuff.co.nz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
National Party leader Don Brash is to front up on Maori Television after it ran a satirical piece describing his testicles being sliced off and fed to pigs.
The recital sparked calls to Maori Television head of news Te Anga Nathan from National, which asked for an explanation.
A Maori Television spokeswoman said the poem was political satire and contained nothing "untoward".
www.stuff.co.nz /stuff/0,2106,3820683a11,00.html   (458 words)

 WIPO Domain Name Decision: D2005-0524
The Complainant is required by statute to use the television medium to revitalise Maori language and culture, being the language and culture of New Zealand’s indigenous people.
The Complainant submits that “Maori Television Service” and “Maori Television” are common law trade marks in New Zealand, well known to members of the public and that the domain name is confusingly similar to the marks “Maori Televisions Service” and “Maori Television”.
While the creation of the Maori TV channel may not necessarily have generated the same level of publicity, it was certainly a matter of relatively widespread debate and coverage in New Zealand.
www.wipo.int /amc/en/domains/decisions/html/2005/d2005-0524.html   (1862 words)

 Gencom Technology - Your choice for Global Media Technology solutions
Maori Television is a new service specialising in broadcasting in the Maori language.
Gencom was given a very general brief to the requirements and was left to design and build a turnkey green-field television station.
Being highly IT focused it was essential that the business IT infrastructure had to be driven from television needs, and so Gencom took over the role of IT systems design as well to ensure that these TV needs were met.
www.gencom.com /index.cfm/Thailand/About_Us/Portfolio/TV_Stations/Maori_Television_Service   (209 words)

 Te Matatini - Maori Performance Art
Hakarongomai is designed to assist those who are not fluent in Te Reo Maori and may appreciate an increased comprehension of what is being performed on stage and the messages groups wish to convey through their performance.
The project is a joint initiative with the Maori Television Service, the official Festival broadcaster, who will provide highlights and updates throughout the event.
Maori Television will broadcast live from the Finals on Sunday, 25 February, when judges will announce the supreme winner...
www.tematatini.org.nz /new_initiatives.html   (437 words)

 Computerworld > Maori TV names protected by unusual legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Owners of domain names that use the words "Maori" or "television" could be in for a nasty surprise - unless they're used by the Maori Television service, the names are potentially illegal.
However Maori Television hasn't managed to buy www.maoritv.co.nz or www.maoritv.com, both of which are owned by an Auckland-based music producer, Stephen Guntrip, who points to his band The Managers from the latter name.
Maori Television's own website, a.com, is designed to attract the younger audience, says Haggie.
computerworld.co.nz /news.nsf/UNID/923B4C3C4349EF09CC256E9200253E84?OpenDocument   (625 words)

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