The Matariki Collection

The Matariki Collection

Celebrate iconic Māori television, film and music with this collection, in time for Māori New Year. Watch everything from haka to hip hop, Billy T to the birth of Māori Television. Two backgrounders by former TVNZ Head of Māori Programming Whai Ngata (Koha, Marae) look at Matariki, and the history of Māori programming on New Zealand television. 



Television, 1974 (Full Length)

E Tu

Upper Hutt Posse, Music Video, 1988

Koha - Whina Cooper (part one)

Television, 1983 (Full Length Episode)

E Ipo

Prince Tui Teka, Music Video, 1983


Television, 2002 (Full Length)

Tangata Whenua - Waikato

Television, 1974 (Full Length)

Poi E

Patea Māori Club, Music Video, 1984


Film, 1987 (Excerpts)

Taua - War Party

Short Film, 2007 (Full Length)


Lost in Translation

Television, 2009

After School - Māorimind (Episode)

Television, 1981 (Full Length Episode)

Te Matakite o Aotearoa - The Māori Land March

Television, 1975 (Full Length)

The Best of The Billy T James Collection

Television, 1992 (Full Length)

Journeys in National Parks: Te Urewera

Television, 1987 (Full Length)


Film, 2010 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Māori Television Launch

Television, 2004 (Full Length)

This is Your Life - Sir Howard Morrison

Television, 1989 (Full Length)

Ngā Tohu: Signatures

Television, 2000 (Full Length)

Prince Tui Teka - 1983 Variety Show

Television, 1983 (Full Length Episode)

Māori Battalion - March to Victory

Television, 1990 (Full Length)

Into Antiquity: A Memory of the Māori Moko

Short Film, 1972 (Full Length)

Koha - Te Māori, a Cloak of Words

Television, 1984 (Full Length)

Little Things

TrinityRoots, Music Video, 2001


Television, 1999 (Full Length)


E Tipu e Rea

Television, 1989

Tangi for Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu

Television, 2006 (Excerpts)

Māori Arts & Culture No. 1 - Carving & Decoration

Television, 1962 (Full Length)


Whare Māori

Television, 2011

Once Were Warriors

Film, 1994 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Te Māori - A Celebration of the People and their Art

Short Film, 1985 (Full Length)

Bastion Point - The Untold Story

Television, 1999 (Full Length)

Koha - Nga Pikitia Māori

Television, 1987 (Full Length)

Restoring the Mauri of Lake Omapere

Film, 2007 (Full Length)

Te Rauparaha

Short Film, 1972 (Full Length)


Moana and the Moahunters, Music Video, 1991

Ngarimu V.C

Television, 1993 (Full Length)

Death of the Land

Television, 1978 (Full Length)

Children of the Mist

Short Film, 1974 (Full Length)

Loose Enz - The Protesters

Television, 1982 (Full Length)

Ralph Hotere

Short Film, 1974 (Full Length)

Rangatira: Pita Sharples

Television, 1997 (Full Length)

2006 Māori Television Anzac Day Coverage - Nā Rātou, Mō Tātou

Television, 2006 (Full Length)

Ka Haku Au - A Poet's Lament

Television, 2009 (Full Length)

Mataku - The Sisters (Ngā Tuāhine)

Television, 2001 (Excerpts)

Waka Huia - First Episode

Television, 1988 (Full Length Episode)

Pounamu - Tahupotiki Wiremu Ratana

Television, 1990 (Full Length)

The Governor - The Reverend Traitor (Episode One)

Television, 1977 (Full Length Episode)

Two Rivers Meet / Te Tutakinga O Nga Awa E Rua

Short Film, 1977 (Full Length)

The Bridge

Deane Waretini, Music Video, 1981


Short Film, 1981 (Full Length)

Tāhere Tikitiki - The Making of a Māori Canoe

Television, 1974 (Full Length)

Koha - Ramai Hayward

Television, 1989 (Full Length Episode)

Broken Barrier

Film, 1952 (Trailer)

The Green Chain

Television, 2011 (Full Length)

Kupe - Voyaging by the Stars

Television, 1993 (Full Length)

Pounamu - Āpirana Ngata 1874 - 1950

Television, 1990 (Full Length Episode)

The Power of Music (Te Kaha o Te Waiata)

Short Film, 1988 (Full Length)

Te Rerenga Wairua

Short Film, 1984 (Full Length)

The Gathering

Television, 1979 (Full Length)

Ruia Taitea: The World is Where We Are

Film, 1990 (Full Length)


Film, 1988 (Excerpts)

Te Rua

Film, 1991 (Excerpts)

Pioneer Women - Hera Ngoungou

Television, 1983 (Full Length)

The Governor - He Iwi Ko Tahi Tatou (Episode Four)

Television, 1977 (Full Length Episode)

Haka - A Musical and a History

Short Film, 1988 (Full Length)

To Live in the City

Short Film, 1968 (Full Length)


Tiki Taane, Music Video, 2007

Behold My Kool Style

Dam Native, Music Video, 1996

Te Karere - Waitangi Day 1984

Television, 1984 (Excerpts)

Marae - 2008 Māori Election Special

Television, 2008 (Full Length)