Dancing with the Stars downloads for charity

Fans of TVNZ’s hit programme Dancing with the Stars will tonight have a new opportunity to support the show and their favourite dancers. Mobile phone downloads featuring each of the dancers will be available for purchase, with the profits going to the charity associated with the chosen dancer. The mobile ‘wallpaper’ will cost $2 for [ 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 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 ]

NZ film in running for World's Best 60 sec film

A new Zealand made film – ‘GRAHAM’ has made the 2007 Filminute Shortlist! 25 films have been chosen from 800 submissions from 45 countries to be presented from September 1-30. ‘GRAHAM’ is the only NZ submission to be selected which is pretty cool. The film is a kooky mix of a animation and sound design [ Read More ]

TVNZ Launch their TV On Demand internet based system

TVNZ have launched their TV ondemand service which is a mix of streamed clips and downloadable shows available to viewers through the internet. It offers an initial selection of about 300 videos from 100 shows. Some of the clips are free and some are to be paid for using a credit card purchasing system called [ Read More ]