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Pio Terei

Actor [Ngāpuhi and Ngā Te Rarawa]

Comedian, actor and singer Pio Terei, MNZM has shown his talents across a host of TV shows — from comedy (Pio!, Pete and Pio! The Life and Times of Te Tutu ) and variety (Big Night In), to fishing (the long-running Tangaroa with Pio) and food shows (Pete and Pio's Kai Safari). Twice judged best comedy performer at the NZ Film Awards, Pio has also acted in Toa Fraser drama No. 2, and written and acted for anthology series Mataku. In 2009, he took over presenting duties on iconic quiz show It's in the Bag. Later he set off through Aotearoa on foot, for two seasons of Māori TV series Te Araroa: Tales from the Trails.   

I have been waiting all my life to do this show - I think I may have been in training for it all along! Pio Terei, on hosting It’s in the Bag, May 2009

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Interview

Pio Terei: A versatile man...

Interview, 2011

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Te Araroa: Tales from the Trails

2015 - 2016, Presenter - Television

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Te Araroa: Tales from the Trails - First Episode

2015, Presenter - Television

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Through the Lens - The First 10 Years of Māori Television

2014, Subject - Television

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It's in the Bag - Masterton (Series Five, Episode 12)

2013, Presenter - Television

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It's in the Bag - Ohakune (Series Five, Episode Three)

2013, Presenter - Television

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It's in the Bag - Opunake (Series Four, Episode Six)

2012, Presenter - Television

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It's in the Bag - Waimamaku (Series Four, Episode Four)

2012, Presenter - Television

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It's in the Bag (Māori Television)

2009 - 2013, Presenter - Television

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The Secret Life of John Rowles

2008, Subject - Television

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No. 2

2006, As: Uncle John - Film

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New Zild - The Story of New Zealand English

2005, Subject - Television

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Intrepid Journeys - India (Pio Terei)

2004, Presenter - Television

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Aroha - Te Ao Mahana

2002, As: Whaea - Television

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The Last Laugh

2002, Subject - Television

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Mataku

2001 - 2005, As: Various roles , Writer - Television

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How's Life?

2001 - 2003, Panelist - Television

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The Truth about Māori

2000, Subject - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu

2000 - 2001, As: Te Tutu - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 1, First Episode

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 2 (Series One, Episode Two)

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 3 (Series One, Episode Three)

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 4 (Series One, Episode Four)

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 5 (Series One, Episode Five)

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 6 (Series One, Episode Six)

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 7 (Series One, Episode Seven)

2000, As: Te Tutu, Music - Vocals - Television

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Ten Guitars

1996, Subject - Television

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Beyond a Joke!

1995, Subject - Television

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Billy T James - A Celebration

1995, Presenter - Television

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Letter to Blanchy

1994 - 1997, As: William/Steward - Television

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Pete and Pio

1994 - 1995, Writer, Presenter, As: Various roles - Television

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Pete and Pio - Series One compilation

1994, Presenter, Writer - Television

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John Rowles - 'Cheryl Moana Marie'

1976, Subject - Television