Comedy-doco ‘Deane Waretini: Now is the Hour’ to screen on Maori Television


DEANE WARETINI: NOW IS THE HOUR is an affectionate and funny slice of real life as legendary Te Arawa singer Deane Waretini makes a road trip from Christchurch to his Rotorua hometown for the gig he hopes will re-launch his career. DEANE WARETINI: NOW IS THE HOUR, a seven-part comedy-documentary, starts on Maori Television 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 ]

What now for the infamous west family?

Grandpa West

We have been there to watch the ups and downs of the west for five years. Fights, scams, fashion shows, business, weddings, baby’s , prison, family feuds and the list goes on. But sadly the west have signed off and are now living happily ever after. But we all want to know what happens after [ Read More ]

Well known players and legends of sport come together to on Maori Television's newest show!

Club pride is on the line as characters from rugby clubs across the nation join forces with legends of the game in a fantastic new sports entertainment show. Featuring radio and former Tongan international rugby star Willie Lose as host and former All Blacks, the legendary Buck Shelford and Glen Osborne as team captains, THE [ Read More ]

This week’s top ten shows

Here is a listing of the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 24th of August 2010 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. The top programme being watched as of the 24th of August is still One news TV ONE, and yet again reality TV shows are dominating the ratings. And as for Shortland [ Read More ]

Second series of 'Its in the bag' coming to you soon

Pio Terei and Stacey Morrison are set to reawaken and energise halls and theatres of our heartland towns for a second Maori Television series of IT’S IN THE BAG. The perfect remedy to a cold winter’s evening, this Kiwi classic will beam into homes for family entertainment from Sunday August 1 at 7.00 PM.

Top ten TVNZ programmes

Here is a copyof the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 12th of July 2010 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

bro'Town final episode may not be farewell after all

bro’Town finally comes to an end with the final episode of the final series. We say good bye to a Kiwi favourite. But is it really a final goodbye? This week sees stars aplenty when television history is made when the last ever episode of the Award-winning local animated series bro’Town screens on Sunday, May [ Read More ]

Australian comedy series The Librarians to appear on TV3

A humble suburban library takes on a whole new meaning in TV3’s brand new comedy satire, The Librarians, premiering Friday, July 25th at 10pm on TV3. The series centres on the trials and tribulations of Frances O’Brien (Robyn Butler), a devout Catholic and head librarian at the Middleton Interactive Learning Centre. Frances’ life unravels when [ Read More ]

Jaquie Brown Diaries new show on TV3

The Jaquie Brown Diaries, screening Friday, July 25th at 9:30pm on TV3, sees former C4 and Campbell Live reporter, Jaquie Brown move into the world of fictional television when she portrays an insecure, status obsessed, light relief reporter on a hard hitting current affairs show. Each week Jaquie tries different ways to raise her public [ Read More ]