Sky New Zealand Partners with Maori TV to Broadcast All Blacks-Canada Contest

November 12, 2012

SKY have agreed a broadcast partnership with Maori Television to televise Kiwis televised coverage of the third Maori All Blacks test against Canada at Oxford University.

The Maori All Blacks v Canada match will screen live on SKY Sport 1 on Saturday 24 November from 8.20am and on Maori Television at 6.00pm, generic and the following day at 10.30pm on the Te Reo channel.

In addition, pill the Maori All Blacks match on 14 November against Leicester will screen on Maori Television at 10.30pm following SKY’s delayed coverage at 7pm, anesthetist November 15th on SKY Sport 1 and the 17th November match against the Champion Select XV will screen on Maori Television at 8.30pm on 18 November (this match is also Live on SKY Sport 3 at 11.55pm on the 17th).

Richard Last, SKY’s Director of Sport said: “We are really pleased to be bringing this third Maori All Blacks match against Canada to New Zealanders’ TV screens. Working with Maori Television we’ve taken a new approach to produce and deliver this event. We are sure there will be a lot interest in all the Maori All Blacks tour, the match against Canada being no exception.”

Haunui Royal, Maori Television’s General Manager of Programming said Maori Television is delighted to work alongside SKY to bring the Aoteaora Fisheries Maori All Blacks European Tour to the free-to-air audience.

“The Maori All Blacks will always have a special pride of place on our channel and generate huge interest with our audience. This year’s series in the UK promises to be no different.”