Maori Television is still looking for talented young New Zealanders to take part in MATARIKI MAGIC, a two-hour show that will be screened LIVE from the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau on June 22.

Hosted by Matai Smith, Stacey Morrison and Northland teen Ezekiel Raui, MATARIKI MAGIC is a celebration of New Zealand’s future stars who are aged 18 or younger.

We are on the hunt for talented young people from all walks of life who are working hard at a young age and have a passion and commitment to achieve their dreams, whether they are a budding entrepreneur, artist, sports star, musician or scientist.

MATARIKI MAGIC will feature 10 of the country’s rising stars as well as performances by Kiwi acts including musician Don McGlashan, boy band Titanium and the Bubblegum Dance Crew.

What are you waiting for?  If you know someone with exceptional talent in your family, at your school, next door or in the wider community, email us today at

We need the following details:  Age, address and phone number, a photo, personal profile and, where possible, accompanying video.