Story: Māori radio – reo irirangi

Māori Radio Board, 1987

Māori Radio Board, 1987

The inaugural meeting of the Māori Radio Board in 1987 began with a dedication ceremony for its symbolic carved canoe paddle. The ceremony was conducted by Monty Ohia (front). Behind him are (from left) Broadcasting Corporation chair Hugh Rennie, Minister of Broadcasting Jonathan Hunt, Māori Radio Board chair Wiremu Ohia, Minister of Māori Affairs Koro Wetere (obscured) and board member Tipene O'Regan.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1987/2939

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Piripi Walker, 'Māori radio – reo irirangi - First iwi radio station', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/42970/maori-radio-board-1987 (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Piripi Walker, published 22 Oct 2014