TVNZ 7’s launches a new local show – Raising Children In New Zealand – about parenting children from birth to age three. The ground-breaking series is based on research that confirms the crucial importance of the first three years, will provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ for Kiwi parents and caregivers by combining the knowledge and expertise of [ Read More ]

TVNZ launching youth channel and expanding public broadcasting channel


TVNZ will be expanding their public broadcasting channel TVNZ 7 and launch a much needed new commercial free to air youth orientated and targeted channel in march 2011, about time. TVNZ CEO Rick Ellis said today the expanded TVNZ 7 channel would add a number of viewer favourites including pre-school children’s programmes from the current [ Read More ]

TVNZ 7-Making science interesting, simple and fun for kiwi students

TVNZ 7 and The Science Learning Hub through the University of Waikato have collaborated to provide schools, teachers and students with science and technology resources for the current curriculum based on two local series on TVNZ 7, Ever Wondered? and Science Made Simple.

TVNZ 7 puts the spotlight on Science and Technology this August

Calling all Science fanactics and tecnology specialists, TVNZ 7 is the channel you want to watch this August. TVNZ 7 highlights New Zealand innovation and development throughout August with its Spotlight on yScience + Technolog, in association with the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (MoRST).

Back Benchers – new political programme for TVNZ 7

There’s a panel of politicians, no autocue, and it’s filmed live in a pub across the road from Parliament. Hosted by politics-junkie Wallace Chapman, Back Benches is a new politics show, premiering live on TVNZ 7, Wednesday 2 April from The Backbencher pub in Wellington. Back Benches will provide a unique take on the week’s [ Read More ]

TVNZ 7 launched on Freeview

TVNZ 7, TVNZ’s second digital-only public service television channel, started broadcasting at midday today on Freeview. The channel launched with The Kingmaker Debate, a live political debate in Parliament between the minor party leaders. TVNZ 7 is New Zealand’s first local factual channel, featuring 30 percent news content, as well as documentaries, current affairs programmes, [ Read More ]