Aotearoa brings Māori stories and an insight to our nations history. It offers a unique view of New Zealand/ Aotearoa that will captivate audiences. Discover a New Zealand like you have never seen before.
Aotearoa is narrated and presented by Tainui Stephens and plays on Māori Television and on Air New Zealand Inflight entertainment. Currently in the 2nd season of production it tells a Māori story of our land and people as seen from above.
Each series of 10 half hour episodes, highlights the many regions of New Zealand/ Aotearoa and illustrates the beauty of our land and the stories that relate to each area.
Presenter - Tainui Stephens
Kaiwhakataki - Presenter
Kaituanaki - Te Reo Māori Consultant
Kairangahau, Kaituhi - Researcher, Script Writers
Raniera Harrison, Tainui Stephens, Bradley Walker, Scotty Morrison
Whakaahua Tawhito - Archive Photos
Alexander National Library - Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Kaiāwhina/ Kaihāutu - Production Co-ordinator
Kaihopu Āhua Waka Topatopa- Drone Camera Operator
Kaihopu Oro Taiao - Audio Operator
Puoro - Music
Kaiwāwāhi - Editor
Andy McGrath/ Peter May
Kaikōtiotio Rangapū - Network Executive
Kaitohu - Director
Kaihautū Tuarua - Associate Producer
Kaihatū - Producer
Te Māngai Pāho