Wake up with te raruraru
6am – 7am weekdays


Te Raruraru (aka Abraham Mita) is a young-at-heart kaumātua who brings plenty of stories and lots of laughs. Te Raruraru will be the early morning voice of MFM, heralding each new day with morning karakia, kōrero and feel good waiata from the grown-up generation.

parakuihi with pehia
7am – 10am weekdays

Pehia King, a new sensation to MFM, is here to help you start the day with a pacey, positive vibe. Parakuihi with Pehia touches on kōrero that is relevant to Maniapoto, te iwi Māori and Āotearoa whānui. Her show is punctuated by the best Māori, soul R&B and Reggae Music! 

Real Talk

Local experts and personalities volunteer their time to share stories and discuss ideas about a wide range of kaupapa that affect the iwi.

MFM Real Talk with Steve

10am – 12pm every Monday

MFM presents Real Talk with Steve. Jaqui Taituha hosts the talk show with Steve Rickards who works for the NZ Police as an Iwi Liaison Officer. Steve’s networks and knowledge of the rohe is extensive and his service to both iwi and the community is much admired. Real Talk with Steve will draw attention to local events and activities, showcase local identities and personalities and stimulate discussion around whānau-based kaupapa.

MFM Real Talk with rozel

10am – 12pm every Wednesday


Rozel Coffin works for Sport Waikato and shares her passion by encouraging various ways to build a positive and vibrant community in the Maniapoto region. Real Talk with Rozel will update you on national and regional activity, highlight achievements within the iwi and feature inspirational guests who represent Maniapoto in sport and hauora.


MFM Reo Bites

MFM Reo Bites are examples of premium Māori Language content produced from Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto archives and historical texts.  An average of 20 new segments are produced each week, ranging in duration from approximately one to five minutes each.  Kaupapa include Ngā Tupuna o Te Nehenehenui, Place names and Landmarks, Waiata and Kaitito, Te Kawenata, Poukai and Matariki.