Whakanuia! Te Karere marks 35 years of broadcasting in Te Reo Maori

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TVNZ 1's Maori news programme Te Karere is celebrating 35 years of broadcast today.

Derek Fox read the first official Te Karere news bulletin in 1983 – all four minutes of it!
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On February 21 1983, Derek Fox read the first official Te Karere news bulletin. 

It started as a four minute news bulletin in the eighties and now airs daily at 4pm.

The Maori news programme started as a four minute bulletin in the 1980s.
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Over the years the programme has captured poignant moments in New Zealand history, often going where other news cameras don't.

Te Karere brings a fresh Maori perspective to the day's news and current affairs and is the highest rating Maori news programme in the country.

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