Strongman Tragedy documentary – calls for involvement

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Journey into Darkness – The Strongman Tragedy, a documentary currently in production about  the Strongman Mine explosion that claimed the lives of 19 men, and the subsequent Commission of Inquiry. The 90 minute telefeature is being produced for TV3 by Paula McTaggart from A Bigger Picture Ltd in association with Gaylene Preston Productions, with funding [ Read More ]

TVNZ 7 LAUNCHES NEW LOCAL SERIES ‘RAISING CHILDREN IN NEW ZEALAND’

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TVNZ 7’s launches a new local show – Raising Children In New Zealand – about parenting children from birth to age three. The ground-breaking series is based on research that confirms the crucial importance of the first three years, will provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ for Kiwi parents and caregivers by combining the knowledge and expertise of [ Read More ]

Is your cell phone killing you?

Inside New Zealand will screen the documentary Is Your Cell Phone Killing You? this month The documentary explores disturbing research suggesting that our exposure to everyday electromagnetic fields could be hazardous to our health. It examines how we are constantly surrounded by radiation – from cell and cordless phones, wi-fi internet, cell towers, powerlines, and [ Read More ]

BBC knowledge to be launched on SKY TV in March

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BBC worldwide will be re-launching New Zealand’s documentary channel as BBC knowledge in March, in a major step forward in the developement in it’s global branded channels business. And also having no less than three channels on SKY TV at this point and time, BBC Knowledge will be joining the BBC family on SKY TV, [ Read More ]

Make way for Gaylene Preston’s feature film “Home by Christmas”

Martin Henderson plays young Ed in "Home By Christmas"

At the HISTORY MAKERS AWARDS in New York on the 27th January 2011, Gaylene Preston’s feature film HOME BY CHRISTMAS, will be alongside a selection of many other promising historical films and television story telling produced last year.  

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 ]

WAIRUA- Explaining the mystery behind the Maori spiritual world

Everything you want to know about the spiritual world from a Maori perspective will be explained in WAIRUA, a new series premiering on Maori Television on Wednesday October 6 at 9.30 PM. No stone is left unturned in this thought-provoking series, which covers various systems of Maori spiritual beliefs and customs around birth, death and [ Read More ]

NZ On Screen has published a collection celebrating the great work of Sir Howard Morisson

His name was synonymous with entertainment in New Zealand and still is today. To celebrate the late Sir Howard Morrison’s recent birthday and remind us how his talent touched our hearts. NZ On Screen has published a collection celebrating ‘Ol’ Brown Eyes’ on screen. The selection features classic performances

TVNZ 7 puts the spotlight on Science and Technology this August

Calling all Science fanactics and tecnology specialists, TVNZ 7 is the channel you want to watch this August. TVNZ 7 highlights New Zealand innovation and development throughout August with its Spotlight on yScience + Technolog, in association with the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (MoRST).

Exclusive "After the Raids'' in Tuhoe Doco screening

This documentary takes a look at that fateful day October 15th 2007, the day that Tuhoe land was raided and Tuhoe people were called Terrorists and the effects that this day has left on the Tuhoe people.