12 Jun 2020

Māori media: Fears future of Te Karere on the line

From Checkpoint, 5:38 pm on 12 June 2020

The future of the flagship Māori news show Te Karere is on the line, as the government proposes to create a single Māori news service run by Māori Television.

The government has this week released its much-anticipated proposals for a major Maori media shake-up.

But some of the plans have come as a shock to the industry. RNZ Māori news correspondent Leigh-Marama McLachlan reports.