Whakaata Māori signs deal with Google

Whakaata Māori signs deal with Google
Other news outlets have already signed deals with Google. (Image: Getty)
Daniel Dunkley
Public broadcaster Whakaata Māori (formerly Māori Television) has become the latest media group to sign a commercial deal with Google.Whakaata Māori has agreed to join the search engine giant’s News Showcase platform and will receive money for curating a selection of Te Ao Māori News stories on Google.It becomes the 50th New Zealand news publication to sign up to News Showcase and the deal will allow te reo Māori stories to appear on the platform for the first time.Google launched News Showcase in NZ in 2022 amid pressure from the former...

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