When did tv2 start in NZ?

When did tv2 start in NZ?

30 June 1975
TVNZ 2 is New Zealand’s second-oldest television channel, formed in 1975 following the break-up of the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation into Radio New Zealand, Television One and Television Two. It began broadcasting on 30 June 1975, and for most of the 1970s was known as South Pacific Television.

Who owns tv1 in New Zealand?

Television New Zealand, Ltd.

Owner Television New Zealand, Ltd.
Sister channels TVNZ 2 TVNZ Duke
Launched 1 June 1960 (as NZBC TV) 1 April 1975 (as Television One)

When did TV3 start in NZ?

26 November 1989
TV3 celebrated its launch with a two-hour special featuring music, montages, and a Māori welcome. Aotearoa’s first new television channel in more than two decades went to air on 26 November 1989, after years of meetings, hard graft and competing bidders.

What TV shows have been filmed in New Zealand?

TV Series, New Zealand (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

  • The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014– )
  • Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
  • Top of the Lake (2013–2017)
  • Legend of the Seeker (2008–2010)
  • Wellington Paranormal (2018– )
  • The New Legends of Monkey (2018– )
  • The Lost World (1999–2002)
  • Mystic (2020– )

When did NZ get Colour TV?

Colour arrived in time for the 1974 Commonwealth Games. That was the year a second channel — TV2, known for a while as South Pacific Television – was created.

Who owns TV3 in NZ?

Warner Bros. Discovery
Three is a general entertainment channel owned by Warner Bros. Discovery, with a significant news and current affairs element under the banner of Newshub….Three (TV channel)

Launched 26 November 1989
Former names TV3 (1989–2017)
Website www.threenow.co.nz

What does PGC mean on TV?

Parental Guidance recommended
PG. Parental Guidance recommended for young viewers. PG programmes are more suited for mature audiences, but may be suitable for children subject to the guidance of a parent or other adult.

When did Freeview start in NZ?

We started in 2007 with just 4 TV channels beamed out over satellite. Since then, we’ve worked alongside the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and our shareholders TVNZ, Discovery NZ, Māori Television and RNZ to help New Zealanders transition from analogue TV to digital TV.

When did NZ First get TV?

1 June 1960
New Zealand’s first non-experimental television transmission was made on 1 June 1960. But this wasn’t the country’s first foray into television. A New Zealander, Robert Jack, successfully experimented with TV in the 1920s. Many more had their first taste of it as the government debated what path to take in the 1950s.

When did 24 hour TV start in New Zealand?

It continued to be used until 1994, when Television New Zealand introduced 24 hour programming, and now exists as a nostalgic piece of footage which sometimes makes another appearance on the network.

When did TV Licences stop in NZ?

The licence fee was abolished in 1999. The main funding for New Zealand’s free-to-air channels (ie its non-subscription, non-pay channels) comes from advertising.

When was the first TV in NZ?

1 June 1960 Broadcast from Shortland St in central Auckland, New Zealand’s first official television transmission began at 7.30 p.m. The first night’s broadcast lasted just three hours and could only be seen in Auckland.

Who owns the Rock FM?

MediaWorks New Zealand
The Rock (radio station)

Format Mainstream rock
Owner MediaWorks New Zealand