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 ]

NZ On Air will fund Simon Morton’s quirky documentary ‘Making Tracks’.

Simon Morton

A “quirky” documentary in which consumer show presenter Simon Morton rides around New Zealand by bicycle has been awarded more than $400,000 of public funding. NZ On Air has released details of its first funding round of this financial year, worth nearly $12 million, to make comedies and documentaries to screen next year. A show [ Read More ]

FOUR channel is launched along with “feels like FOUR campaign”

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The new look channel FOUR channel has launched and the public were treated to an early taste of what’s to come with an installation of a giant 40 foot duck in the Auckland Harbour on the first. The installation was designed by world renowned Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, famous for integrating intriguing and interactive, oversized [ Read More ]

NZ on Screen celebrates 50 years of NZ TV in style

NZ on Screen is helping to celebrate 50 years of NZ TV by showcasing half a century of seeing ourselves reflected on the telly. NZ On Screen presents a collection of the solid gold hits, from The Governor to Gliding On to Gloss, from Country Calendar to Close to Home, from Shortland St to Selwyn [ Read More ]