Partnership formed for digital extension of The Amazing Extraordinary Friends

TVNZ has launched a digital extension of hit local series The Amazing Extraordinary Friends (AEF) in a landmark partnership with NZ On Air and Greenstone Pictures. Housed on, the AEF website enables fans to interact with the show through exclusive video content, behind the scenes information, games and competitions. The site has received funding [ Read More ]

Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro invite to live internet chat

Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro invite you to a live internet chat about The Hobbit. Peter and Guillermo would love to answer your questions and hear your comments about their new adventure into Middle-Earth. Please register now – to make sure you don’t miss out on the Unexpected Party and get regular updates on [ Read More ]

Naked News Flash presenter found for Alt TV

In March Alt TV advertised for a presenter for their proposed show Naked News Flash. What we are looking for: Alt TV is looking for someone who has the ability to speak clearly, articulately and confidently. You must be well presented, comfortable in your own skin and not be shy about having your breasts/chest broadcast [ Read More ]

Adobe Flex and AIR introduced to Digital Media Course

Media Design School’s Digital Media Department are leading the way as they introduce a module into their Diploma, teaching the latest software on the web: Adobe Flex and AIR. Flex is a software application taking all the cool things about flash and integrating them with everything the Digital Media students learn in the rest of [ Read More ]

Christmas present for Shortland Street fans

TVNZ and South Pacific Pictures are giving Shortland Street fans a present this Christmas – the biggest week in Shortland Street history free of charge on TVNZ ondemand. In the lead up to discover the identity of the Shortland Street killer, this week’s episodes of New Zealand’s favourite local drama are not to be missed. [ Read More ]

IOC awards internet and mobile rights to TVNZ for Beijing Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an agreement with Television New Zealand (TVNZ) for the internet and mobile platform exhibition rights within New Zealand for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The IOC selected TVNZ on their capacity to guarantee full exploitation of the broadcast rights over a variety of platforms and their commitment to [ Read More ]

TVNZ on demand to carry US Network shows

TVNZ’s online service, TVNZ ondemand, will now carry hit U.S. network series from Disney-ABC International Television – another New Zealand first for the public broadcaster. TVNZ has signed an agreement with Disney-ABC International Television that will mean New Zealand viewers of TVNZ ondemand will be able to see series like Emmy award-winning show Brothers and [ Read More ]

TVNZ to broadcast LA Galaxy match

TVNZ will broadcast the exhibition match between Wellington Phoenix FC and the LA Galaxy – featuring star signing David Beckham – LIVE on TV ONE and simulcast at The match will also be available to viewers at after the event. TVNZ is the host broadcaster for the match in the capital on Saturday, [ Read More ]

TVNZ partners with Bebo website

Bebo website TVNZ and Bebo have announced an exclusive strategic partnership which offers advertisers access to a combined audience of 1.5 million New Zealanders; and Bebo users access to TVNZ premium content. Bebo has chosen TVNZ as its exclusive partner for selling display and video advertising in New Zealand, combining Bebo’s global reputation and TVNZ’s [ Read More ]

TVNZ ondemand to carry Chinese TV programmes

New Zealand’s television public broadcaster TVNZ has signed an agreement with World TV to screen Chinese language programmes on TVNZ ondemand. TVNZ Chief Executive Rick Ellis says the agreement will see TVNZ ondemand screen up to 4 hours a day of programmes in the Mandarin dialect from CTV 8, a free-to-air channel which currently broadcasts [ Read More ]