Te Reo (TV channel)

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Te Reo
Te Reo TV logo.png
Te Reo logo
Launched28 March 2008
Owned byNew Zealand Government
Te Putahi Paoho
Picture format576i 16:9
CountryNew Zealand
DVB 64-QAM on band IV
DVB QPSK on 1925 @ 12456 MHz

Te Reo (English: "the language") is a New Zealand TV station broadcasting programmes exclusively in the Māori language (Te Reo Māori) with no advertising or subtitles. It also broadcasts special tribal programming and offers particular focus on new programming for the fluent audience.

The channel initially broadcast for three hours a day, seven days a week, during the prime time hours of 8.00 PM to 11.00 PM from Friday 28 March on Freeview Satellite. It was later added for Sky/Vodafone subscribers.[1]

At present, the channel broadcasts, on average, from 4:30pm to 11:00pm.


  • Language learning
    • Ako
  • News and current affairs
    • Te Kāea
    • Kawe Kōrero - Reporters
    • Paepae
  • Entertainment
    • Te Kāuta
  • Culture
    • Iwi Anthems
    • Ngā Pari Kārangaranga
    • Waka Huia
  • Children's programming
    • Pūkoro
    • Mīharo
    • Pūkana
    • Ōpaki
  • Past programming

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Maori Television (9 March 2008). "Maori Television launches second channel". Maori Television. Archived from the original on 24 January 2008.

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