Students from Mount Cook school in Wellington meet Te Reo Māori society patron Hēmi Pōtatau of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Rākaipaaka, in June 1978. Pōtatau holds a petition calling for the establishment of a Māori television production unit. Māori language use in broadcasting became one of the key battlegrounds for Māori in the late 20th century.
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