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Location Location Location Returns Home

TVNZ has revealed the hosts of its own version of property hit Location Location Location. But it hasn’t disclosed a screening date for the series and is still inviting people to participate. Here’s the media release: TVNZ announces hosts for AA Insurance Location, Location, Location NZ   Jayne Kiely and Paul Glover are set to […]

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Sunday Officially Canned

As expected, TVNZ this afternoon officially axed current affairs flagship Sunday. Here’s the media release: Following yesterday’s confirmation of the proposal to stop production for Midday, Tonight and Fair Go, TVNZ confirms today it will also proceed with its proposal to stop production for Sunday. TVNZ Chief Executive Jodi O’Donnell says, “This was not an […]

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Fair Go’s Legacy to Continue

Fair Go is being axed but TVNZ plans to continue the programme’s consumer affairs legacy on its digital platforms. Here’s the media release: TVNZ confirms outcome for Midday, Tonight and Fair Go TVNZ confirms today that following a consultation process with its people, it will proceed with its proposal to stop production for Midday, Tonight […]

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Fair Go Going, Going … Gone?

TVNZ today confirmed staples like Fair Go, off-peak news bulletins and flagship current affairs hour Sunday face cancellation amid an unprecedented restructuring that could cost up to 68 jobs. Here’s the media release: Proposed programme changes for TVNZ TVNZ has taken employees through proposed structural changes today which could result in a net reduction of […]

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Overdue Delivery for Mr Bates

If you’re wondering when one of the year’s most talked about TV dramas will screen here, TVNZ has confirmed Mr Bates vs the Post Office shortly will premiere on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ+. The four-hour dramatisation of how postmasters across the UK were wrongly sacked or convicted because of accounting errors caused by faulty software […]

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Ex-All Black Gets Behind the Wheel

Move over, Clarke Gayford — there’s a new house mover in town. Here’s the media release: Andy Ellis announced as new host of TVNZ’s Moving Houses The third season of TVNZ’s popular relocation series Moving Houses will be hosted by former All Black Andrew Ellis. Andy’s prowess on the rugby field saw him excel during […]

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Critical Condition: Planet Earth III

Here’s what British critics said about the latest Sir David Attenborough spectacular, Planet Earth III, which launches today on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ+ (or to binge it in 4K, import the UK UHD disc): “The third entry in a trilogy is often where the wheels come off. You only have to think back to the underwhelming […]

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Election Night Triumph for TVNZ

TVNZ’s election night coverage drew more than 1.4 million viewers across its channels and platforms, including a record-breaking 260,000+ streams on TVNZ+. Here’s the media release: 1News Your Vote 2023 Election Night scores massive audience numbers as Kiwis turn to TVNZ TVNZ scored massive audience numbers across its channels and platforms on Saturday night with […]

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TVNZ Reveals Vote Strategy

TVNZ’s general election coverage will include five live debates across multiple platforms. Here’s the media release: Your Vote 2023: 1News brings you everything you need to know about the election, however, and wherever, you choose to watch it  On October 14th, New Zealanders will get a sense of who could be leading the country next. As voters […]

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TVNZ’s Maori Language Week Line-Up

TVNZ will use warhorses Shortland Street and Hyundai Country Calendar, specials, the premiere of a series about tā moko and the return of Origins to mark Māori Language Week across its broadcast and digital channels. Here’s the media release: Whakanuia Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori ki Te Reo Tātaki!  Celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week) with Te Reo Tātaki (TVNZ) in 2023 and enjoy a raft of new […]

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