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Broadcasting Minister Willie Jackson said the merger of TVNZ and Radio New Zealand should not affect Whakaata Māori.
Under the plan put in place by former minister Kris Faafoi, the new autonomous not-for-profit Crown entity, Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media, will meet from March 1 next year.
Mr Jackson says Whakaata Maori must have its own independence, but Maori history must also be part of the mainstream media.
“The new entity is sharing and working with groups. It’s not just about the creation of TVNZ