Tag Archives: Making New Zealand

HD Heads-Up: September 21 – 27

➢➢ Call it divine intervention but TVNZ 2 has had second thoughts about its programming of God Friended Me (9.35 Wednesdays from September 25) after rejigging its mid-week line-up. This week it dropped Gordon Ramsay 24 Hours to Hell and Back for re-runs of Travel Guides Australia (season one, 8.30 Thursdays). God Friended Me was meant to […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 1

➢ TVNZ 2’s The X-Files is going off-air for a couple of weeks because it’s being pre-empted in the US (it screens here within 24 hours of its Fox TV broadcast). TVNZ 2 will replace it with First Dates Australia on February 15 and 22, which coincides with the network re-instating its wall-to-wall reality block, with the return of  Police […]

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HD Makeover for Making NZ

Nearly three years after its original run, Prime will screen the documentary series Making New Zealand for a third time — but for the first time in HD. The three-part Top Shelf production (7.30 Sundays from this weekend) chronicles the construction of our infrastructure, namely roads, dams, bridges and railway lines. Scarcely sounds riveting (so to speak), does […]

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