PIRI'S TIKI TOUR
Piri Weepu was a pro rugby player for 16 years and chalked up 72 tests for the All Blacks. He may now have retired from rugby ...but he has found a new passion in diving, hunting and the great outdoors.
In this series, Piri takes us along for the ride as he travels around Aotearoa meeting hearty, local characters as they guide him through what they do best. Diving, hunting, fishing and general foraging about the place.
‘Piri’s Tiki Tour’ is a unique, grassroots ’catch ‘em and cook ‘em’ style series that highlights a wide range of activities. At the end of each excursion, Piri and his local guides enjoy the fruits of their labour with a meal. The series showcases the beauty of the environment we live in and Piri gains invaluable insight and a new found appreciation for the simple things and the place we call ‘home’.
Genre: Game Show
52 x 30 mins
Sidewalk Karaoke is Maori Television’s Number One show of 2016!
Sidewalk Karaoke is the all-new entertainment game show that literally, hits the streets. No contrived auditions – it’s the talent show that finds YOU with the chance of winning cold hard cash.
The format is simple, in the first round, for a $100, you choose a song and sing. If our judging Sidewalk Karaoke app deems your score high enough, the cash is yours! Round 2 – double or nothing for $200 but this time, we choose the song! Round 3 – there’s a $1000 up for grabs but there’s a twist; our contestants have two minutes to convince a total stranger to sing a duet with them.
Angelo's Outdoor Kitchen
Genre: Adventure Cooking
10 x 30 mins
ANGELO IS BACK!
And this time he’s taking his outdoor kitchen from the mountains to the shores of his beloved New Zealand wilderness.
Each episode showcases the vivid beauty of New Zealand’s coastline and surrounding wilderness and includes foraging for delicious native herbs and ingredients to compliment his dishes, setting up a safe and responsible camp and cooking in the great outdoors.
Genre: Current Affairs
40 x 30 mins
Marae is a weekly Maori current affairs show on Television New Zealand’s TV One. The program airs Sundays at 10:00am NZDT and is a bi-lingual show from a unique Māori world view for all New Zealanders.
The Game Chef
Genre: Adventure Cooking
10 x 30 mins
Not for the faint of heart! In this brand new cooking series, successful restaurateur Angelo Georgalli hunts down and prepares his next meal. Set amongst the epic natural beauty of New Zealand’s Wanaka and Queenstown regions. Whilst this is a not a hunting show per say the Game Chef provides an insight into the ancient hunting technique of archery by following Angelo on the journey to shoot game using a bow and arrow. He then works his magic as a chef, and demonstrates how to cook his catch using recipes that are simple and creative.
Genre: Satire News
13 x 30 mins
Brown Eye is a satire semi-topical news show that is unadulterated, opinionated and most importantly entertaining. It is a studio based programme that will deliver a mixture of clever monologue, intelligent interviews and lead insightful panel discussions on the biggest topics impacting all of New Zealand.
Produced by Taika Waititi (who will also appear in the show) and Bailey Mackey - an award-winning duo who between them have amassed an amazing track record of communicating Maori content to large broad audiences.
Genre: Sports Entertainment
25 x 60 minutes
Hosted by ex-Tall Black Brendon Pongia joined each week by a panel of current and former sports stars, PLAY is a sports show with personality, wit and humour. When you want what’s hot in sport just press PLAY.
92 x 30 mins
Every two years, Te Matatini organises the Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival, where top kapa haka teams from New Zealand and Australia compete for the honour of being crowned the best of the best. The festival started in 1972 and is now the world’s largest celebration of Māori traditional performing arts, attracting over 30,000 performers, supporters and visitors. For more information go to www.tematatini.co.nz
8 x 60 mins
Happy Hour is a light entertainment show combining variety performance, guest interviews, satire, and comedy sketches. Shot in front of a live studio audience, this new series is hosted by celebrated New Zealand actors Temuera Morrison (Once Were Warriors)and Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider and Game of Thrones) along side alternative radio-host Thane Kirby. Happy Hour is a series with a unique Kiwi comedic twist that has something for everyone.