New Zealand’s first online educational TV programming for babies is now available

Babies First Concepts

Press Release: Quickflix 24 August 2012 Family favourite Quickflix launches educational TV programmes for babies Developmental experts and parents alike understand how important it is to actively help babies learn. Giving your baby a range of experiences and information forms the basis of their knowledge about the world. Created in conjunction with childhood specialists, [ Read More ]

DNTV2 Otago's first television station celebrates it's 50 years

DNTV2 Otago’s first television station will celebrate it’s 50 year anniversary this week. The first magical night of television in Otago, half a century ago, has had an enduring and powerful legacy. Bruce Munro talks to those who did the seemingly impossible then and those who are continuing to make it happen today. Staff at [ Read More ]

Kiwi Flyer wraps up filming in Nelson


Inspired by the Nelson Trolley Derby and shot entirely in Nelson KIWI FLYER is a feel-good movie for the whole family. Twelve year old Edward Hall stars as Ben who sets out to win the derby in memory of his father. Tandi Wright is his mother Karen, trying to keep that memory real, while fending off [ Read More ]

Pukana Launches Teen Talent Search


Star Search discovered Justin Timberlake, the X-Factor found Leona Lewis and the Eurovision Song Contest made Abba – now pioneering Māori language children’s programme PŪKANA wants to provide rangatahi with a similar opportunity! Following a new season launch on Māori Television in February, PŪKANA seeks five talented singers from around the country to form a [ Read More ]

TVNZ announce programme schedule for new channel Kidzone24


TVNZ Kidzone24 will feature trusted educational and inspiring content for pre-school children in an advertising-free environment. TVNZ Kidzone24 will air 24 hours a day on the SKY platform from 1 May. Chief Executive Rick Ellis is delighted that SKY has made it possible for TVNZ to extend the popular Kidzone brand beyond the two hours [ Read More ]

Meet the new milky bar kid Hinetaapora


She is the new milky bar kid, and she is fluent in Te reo. Blonde-haired, blue-eyed Hinetaapora Short from Rotorua beat out more than 1500 entries to fill the mini-cowboy boots of one of New Zealand’s most well known characters.

Whitebait launch 7 million dollar TV and Film production studio

Television personality Jason Gunn and his wife, prominent television producer Janine Morrell-Gunn today announced the opening of their 7 million dollar, 2036m2 purpose built television production and post production facility in Princess St, Christchurch. The spacious and client focussed Whitebait-TV facility is the first of its kind in New Zealand.

The Erin Simpson Show is set to attract the teen audience on TV2

TV2 is set to launch a brand new teen show called The Erin Simpson Show on April 27th! They are promising a fresh, edgy, must-see half hour everyday in the 4:30 – 5:00 pm weekday spot. The Erin Simpson show is produced by Whitebait TV, the people behind the successful kid’s show “What Now”. Join [ Read More ]

WotWots Children's TV Show set to launch on TV2

From the creative minds of the Academy Award winning Weta Workshop comes the WotWots, a stunning new television series for preschoolers. Set to delight audiences around the world in 2009, TVNZ will launch this much anticipated program in its primetime kids slot on TV2, Monday 23rd March at 8.50am, screening weekdays.

Pukeko Pictures successful at MipCom Jr with Trooper Tom

Children?s television production and licensing company, Chapman Entertainment, successfully cemented a partnership in Cannes last week with Pukeko Pictures, with interest received in their new joint venture from 15 broadcasters over two days at MIPCOM JR. Pukeko Pictures is the new