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

Babies First Concepts

Press Release: Quickflix www.quickflix.co.nz 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 ]

TVNZ will be broadcasting live coverage of America’s Cup: World Series

America's Cup World Series

Television New Zealand has confirmed the broadcast plan relating to the America’s Cup World Series round about to get underway in San Francisco. Coverage will be available from TVNZ U Channel beginning this  Friday 24th  August until Monday 27th August; it will also be streamed on-line via demand from tvnz.co.nz The broadcast schedule is as [ Read More ]

New local wine series will premier on Food TV this month

Thirsty Work is a new show that will uncover some of the unique personalities behind New Zealand’s successful and innovative Wine and Beverage Industry.  The show will be presented by local wine guru and writer Yvonne Lorkin,  The 7 episode series (which debuts on Food TV on Wednesdays from August 15th, 9.30pm) soaks up New [ Read More ]

Freeview TV launches new channel Choice TV

Freeview has a new TV channel available called Choice TV. If you’ve flicked over to channel 12 on Freeview in recent weeks, you’ll have discovered Choice TV, a new lifestyle and entertainment channel.  To find out what shows are screening check  out  the latest guide on  ChoiceTV and also watch it on Demand. Lee Suckling [ Read More ]

Sky TV New Zealand coverage of 2012 Olympic Games

The 2012 Olympic Games in London opened on Saturday morning with a lavish ceremony directed by Danny Boyle.  Sky TV has dedicated the three weeks of events programming  airing on both Sky Sports channels and Prime television.  It will be available for both  Sky subscribers  and regular viewers to watch the 2012 Olympic Games live and free-to-air.   [ Read More ]

Top 10 TV programmes September 2011

The William Webb Ellis Trophy 1/12/2008

Below is a listing of the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 25th September 2011 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. The top programme being watched is still One news TV ONE, with a mixture of New Zealand drama and current affairs in the other top spots and RWC coverage making it into [ Read More ]

TVNZ launches “U” Channel – Where facebook and TV meet

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TVNZ launches U, a ground-breaking new channel which integrates online social networking with broadcast content for the first time on New Zealand screens. U is a commercial free-to-air digital channel which features a mix of real life and factual entertainment programming and is aimed at all Kiwis aged 15-24.

TVNZ’s new service brings Television programs to blind audiences starting with Coro Street

TVNZ has launched a new service for vision impaired and blind audiences. Audio Description – the visual equivalent of captioning for hearing impaired audiences – begins on March 1 with episodes of Coronation Street.

Multi award winning online drama Reservoir Hill has done it again

New Zealand’s multi award winning online drama and telefeature Reservoir Hill has won a coveted Qantas Film and Television Award for Best Children’s/Youth Programme. The show’s creators, Wellington-based directors Thomas Robins and David Stubbs, are delighted with their latest award. “It is a great honour to be recognised amongst the best in New Zealand television [ Read More ]

Freeview Welcomes Government Digital Switchover-Date Announcement

Environmentally friendly suggestion for freeview? Television viewers in all major New Zealand towns are set to benefit from the Government’s announcement today that digital switchover will take place in 2013. That’s the message from Freeview, the free-to-air digital televison and radio broadcasting platform, which has welcomed the date set by Broadcasting Minister Dr. Jonathan Coleman [ Read More ]