Māori leaders are divided on the issue, with some concerned a change in Treaty partner could threaten their rights.
Funding details are expected to be announced next year, but the Government has so far invested $80 million into Māori media over the last two years.
Whānau complained young Māori had been targeted unfairly.
The Supreme Court is currently considering whether these assets could be returned.
In 1984 Poi E, performed by the Pātea Māori Club, topped the charts for a month – an unprecedented feat for a song written in te reo Māori.