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Broadcasting mourns the loss of Māori industry leader | Māori Television: Tanara Whairiri Ngata, also known as Whai Ngata passed away at Auckland Hospital after an illness, he was 74.

Whai Ngata was the great grandson of Sir Apirana Ngata and paved the way for the advent of Māori programming on mainstream television and radio.

He devoted over 30 years of his life to broadcasting and led the Māori Programming department at TVNZ until his retirement in 2008.

His whānau plan to take him Ruatorea tomorrow.

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