53B Functions of Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi

(1)

The primary function of Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi is to promote Māori language and Māori culture by making funds available, on the terms and conditions that it thinks fit, for—

(a)

broadcasting; and

(b)

producing programmes for broadcasting; and

(c)

archiving programmes.

(2)

Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi may also make funds available (on the terms and conditions that it thinks fit and, as far as practicable, in a manner consistent with its primary function) for—

(a)

transmitting on demand; and

(b)

producing content for transmitting on demand; and

(c)

archiving content; and

(d)

other activities to promote the Māori language and Māori culture.

Section 53B: substituted, on 14 March 2008, by section 10 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 3).

Section 53B(2)(c): amended, on 30 April 2016, by section 50 of Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016/the Māori Language Act 2016 (2016 No 17).

Section 53B(2)(d): inserted, on 30 April 2016, by section 50 of Te Ture mō Te Reo Māori 2016/the Māori Language Act 2016 (2016 No 17).