Arana Taumata is Te Karere’s executive producer in what could be described as going round full circle.
He first started broadcasting career started with Te Karere in 1989 as a Wellington based reporter.
After five years, he then transferred to One News to get mainstream news reporting experience.
Having clocked up several years with One News, Arana then worked in current affairs for Marae.
Arana also has extensive experience as an independent television producer.