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

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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 ]

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

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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 ]

A star-studded line-up of NZ celebrities including Dai Henwood and three All Blacks will be on TV3′s Comedy for Cure Kids this Friday

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This year’s  TV3′s Red Nose Day: Comedy for Cure Kids will be hosted by comedians Jeremy Corbett and Paul Ego with a strong live comedic entertainment  element to it. It will also feature an array of popular New Zealand celebrities and faces, live entertainment and special guest appearances. The Henwood-All Blacks caper will screen alongside [ Read More ]

New science TV series ‘Project Matauranga’ premiers on Maori TV

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A new science television series ‘Project Matauranga’  will be due to start on Maori Television this month. Growing ginseng in a pine forest is just one of the many Maori innovations to featured in the series. Project Matauranga, which will be presented by Victoria University lecturer Ocean Mercier, is a 13-part series premiering next Tuesday, [ 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 ]

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 ]

TV3 upcoming hit picks

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The Ricky Gervais Show Sunday, January 1st at 7:30pm **New series** The Ricky Gervais Show will premiere on TV 3 from Sunday, January 1st at 11:30pm. The animated show features Gervais and his long-time collaborator Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras), and revolves around the world of their unusual friend, Karl Pilkington (An Idiot Abroad). Originally starting out [ 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 ]