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Mihingarangi Forbes

Journalist, Presenter, Producer [Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Paoa]

Award-winning journalist Mihingarangi Forbes has spent 20+ years working in television, reporting in both te reo and English. Feilding-raised Forbes began her career as an intern on Te Karere, before moving to One News, Campbell Live, 20/20 and Native Affairs. She resigned from Māori Television in 2015, claiming she'd lost control over her stories, and began presenting Three's new current affairs show The Hui in 2016. 

Without te reo, God knows if I'd ever have been in journalism. It has opened so many doors for me and given me an understanding of the people whose stories I was doing. Mihingarangi Forbes in The NZ Herald, 23 December 2017