Mata Media is home to two innovative and ground-breaking e-learning training programmes for Māori journalists. Access the programmes below. (Enrolment required – contact Mata Media.)

The Kōmiromiro Programme – a training programme to strengthen Māori journalism

The Kōmiromiro Programme is a series of seven e-learning modules designed to strengthen Māori journalism.

The modules have contributions from some of New Zealand’s most prominent Māori journalists, and include training on: interviewing techniques, court reporting, local government reporting, feature and opinion writing and much more.

The Taumatua Programme – a cultural intelligence roadmap for newsrooms

The Taumatua Programme is a series of four e-learning modules that explore the importance of building and strengthening relationships between the media and Māori.

It also looks at the key values, concepts and protocols that will enhance positive Māori connections. Recognising the bounty of mātauranga and kaupapa Māori will add value and enrich a journalist’s toolkit.


We are passionate about publishing and sharing quality Māori stories, views, and opinions from indigenous perspectives. We are also passionate about boosting the people who create the stories, and helping them grow and flourish in their mahi.

This pae tukutuku (website) is Mata Media’s online base to help steer that kaupapa, and if you’re looking for support in journalism writing or professional development, welcome, nau mai haere mai, you’ve come to the right place.

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