Bailey Mackey

Bailey Mackey's (Ngāti Porou, Tūhoe, Rongowhakaata) first television job was as a reporter for Māori news programme Te Karere. Later, while head of sport for Māori Television, he created long-running sports show Code. Mackey established companies Black Inc Media and Pango Productions, and co-created high profile 2012 reality series The GC. He also sold the format for Pango's hit show Sidewalk Karaoke to global company FremantleMedia.

Jun 24, 2020

Māori Television needs to go – here's what should replace it

The head of production house Pango Productions lays out his vision for the future of Māori media – and there's no place for Māori Television in it.

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