A new local television series ‘Bucket Wish’ will premier on Choice TV

Aaron Carotta

This upcoming new series Bucket Wish featuring ‘Adventure Aaron ‘ (NZ cancer survivor)  as he embarks  on a journey through some of New Zealand’s Most Extreme adventures accompanied by two CanTeen Members with wishes to complete their own bucket list. In this 13-episode series, each week  candidates nominate themselves for one of the Bucket Wish [ Read More ]

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 ]

Dunedin film-maker hopes his documentary ‘Practising Medicine’ will educate Otago medical students

Dr Paul Trotman

Dunedin film-maker Dr Paul Trotman hopes the follow-up to his acclaimed film on the University of Otago’s body bequest programme will help “demystify” the medical profession. His new film, Practising Medicine, follows Otago University medical students who featured in his previous documentary, Donated to Science, through their clinical years in medical school and their first [ 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 ]

TVNZ Heartland highlights – week 5 2012

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Upcoming programmes and films not to miss on TVNZ heartland… Hidden in the Numbers, Sunday January 29th, 7:30pm Three-part series Hidden In The Numbers that looks at what statistics tell us about ourselves. Presented by comedian Te Radar, the series uses the NZ Census and other statistical information to document the changing face of New Zealand culture [ Read More ]

TVNZ announces its 2012 new season of shows

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TVNZ has announced its new season of programming. The line-up includes all the biggest returning series as well as local dramas and international blockbuster movies. Top picks for TV1 include a brand news series of Absolutely Fabulous and our own Sam Neill starring in a new drama called Alcatraz revolving around America’s most infamous prison, [ 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 ]

This week’s Top 10 shows

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Below is a listing of the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 18th July 2011 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. The top programme being watched is Shortland Street, with News programmes dominating the remainder, and interestingly The Food Truck is currently rating fourth – a reality TV programme looking at the challenge of making [ Read More ]