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 ]

Maori Television launches Pakipumeka Aotearoa documentary series

The Green Chain

Maori Television will be showcasing a range of New Zealand documentaries in the Pakipumeka Aotearoa series. The one-hour documentaries will air on Saturday nights at 8.30-9.30pm. This week, Saturday 20 August, meet New Zealand’s own version of Erin Brockovich in The Green Chain. Whakatane man Joe Harawira fought the powers of industry and government and won. [ 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 ]

Well known players and legends of sport come together to on Maori Television's newest show!

Club pride is on the line as characters from rugby clubs across the nation join forces with legends of the game in a fantastic new sports entertainment show. Featuring radio and former Tongan international rugby star Willie Lose as host and former All Blacks, the legendary Buck Shelford and Glen Osborne as team captains, THE [ 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 ]

Maori Television looking to secure free-to-air rights for Rugby World Cup 2011.

Maori Television have recently been in the media where it has been announced they are making an agressive bid for the Maori Television looking to secure free-to-air rights for the Rugby World Cup 2011. This is the response today from them; Maori Television provides this media statement in response to a number of queries today [ Read More ]

That Guy is first programme commissioned for TVNZ Ondemand

The first programme commissioned for the TVNZ Ondemand service, That Guy’s Rugby World Cup, goes live on Wednesday, September 5, at tvnzondemand.co.nz with edited highlights screening on TV ONE’s ‘Breakfast’ programme. That Guy’s Rugby World Cup is a seven-episode, 15-minute sports comedy show produced and directed by Leigh Hart (aka That Guy) that will follow [ Read More ]