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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Hosea Gear supreme maori sports award winner

Hosea Gear- Maori sports person of the year

Hosea gear New Zealand All Black  has just be named the country’s top wing and to finish off the year on a high also been awarded the supreme prize at the National Maori Sports Awards in Auckland.(Saturday December 4) Gear beat a world-class field of finalists to win both Senior Maori Sportsman and the Albie [ Read More ]

48 weeks and counting until we can watch all 48 matches via Maori TV

That’s right, just 48 weeks to go – and counting down – to the start of Rugby World Cup 2011! New Zealanders around the country are anxiously preparing for the biggest event to have hit Aotearoa in quite some time – if ever! Rugby fans are preparing to share in the atmosphere and excitement of [ Read More ]

Football audience ratings hits all time high

Football has attracted its largest NZ television audience ever, thanks to the all whites and their great efforts and of course TVone Analysis of the FIFA World Cup television ratings show that more than 3 million people or 76% of the population aged over 5 years tuned in to TV ONE to watch the football [ Read More ]

FIFA 11 PC released this spring

EA SPORTS™ FIFA an award winning console game engine has announced that FIFA 11 PC has arrived. Electronic Arts Inc. has announced the football engine that drives the award-winning EA SPORTS™ FIFA gameplay on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system has arrived for FIFA 11 PC.

Tune in to Maori TV to watch ‘The Tuamanator’

New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster, Maori Television, will present exclusive, live and free-to-air coverage of David ‘Tuamanator’ Tua’s next fight in his campaign to take out the champioworld heavyweight championship title this Sunday July 18 from midday.

FIFA World Cup 2010 Draw to be live on NZ TV

The much anticipated draw for the Football World Cup is being screened live on TV ONE this Saturday morning. The ceremony via satellite from South Africa will include the live announcement of the make up of the pools (including the 3 other countries in the All Whites group) for the preliminary round of the World [ Read More ]

Discussion on Rugby World Cup 2011 TV rights sees Maori Party issue statement

The Maori Party have issued a statement addressing the public debate surrounding Maori Television’s bid for the free to air rights for the Rugby World Cup 2011. The MP for Waiariki – Te Ururoa Flavell – says misinformation, mischief making and an appeal to racial prejudice are fuelling the debate around the Maori Television bid [ Read More ]