Miriama Kamo and Scott Morrison present a three-hour LIVE special on TV One to celebrate Waitangi Day 2009.
Waitangi 09: He Māramatanga [A new dawn, a new understanding] will have LIVE and up-to-date coverage of Waitangi events from around the country with reporters based at Waitangi, Wellington, Okahu Bay in Auckland, Rotorua and Okains Bay at Banks Peninsula.
Te Karere Editor Shane Taurima will be in the studio with a panel of experts to debate the issues surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and the importance of Waitangi Day for all New Zealanders.
There’ll be performances from some of New Zealand’s top entertainers, including Moana and the Tribe, Hollie Smith and Nesian Mystik.
Waitangi 09: He Māramatanga will also feature famous New Zealanders giving their perspective on Waitangi Day and how they celebrate it.
No reira, whakatau mai ki Waitangi 09: He Māramatanga kia whakanuia e tatau te ra o Waitangi!
Also on Waitangi Day, ONE News bulletins throughout the day and Close Up will also be following Waitangi Day events and celebrations throughout the country.
TVNZ Waitangi Day coverage also includes LIVE streaming Waitangi 09: He Māramatanga on tvnz.co.nz, and a range of documentaries on TVNZ 7 shown below.
Tuesday 3 February, 9.10pm, One Land, Two People: This documentary explores the issues and emotions surrounding one Treaty of Waitangi claim.
Friday 6 February, 9.10am and 1.10pm, Made In NZ: Our Day To Remember – A journey through the emotions of ANZAC Day, as a new generation discovers the significance of our national day.
Friday 6 February, 10.10pm, Waitangi 09: He Māramatanga: Highlights of TV ONE’s Waitangi Day celebration special.
Saturday 7 February, 9.10am and 1.10pm, Waitangi 09: He Māramatanga: Highlights of TV ONE’s Waitangi Day celebration special.