Queen’s Birthday is celebrated in New Zealand on the first Monday in June. In time for the holiday weekend, we shine the Spotlight on all things queenl...
The NZ On Screen team stick their necks out to pick 10 classic NZ comedy series — from A Week of It and Billy T, to Eating Media Lunch and 7 Days.
The Dunedin Collection showcases a city edged by ocean, and famed for creativity. Check out the city of scarfies, Pink Frost, and oversized albatross.
The Waitangi collection spans everything from Mike King on the treaty trail, to waka-building, epic drama, and award-winning doco The New Zealand Wars.
This collection celebrates Auckland onscreen. Reel through the moods and the multicultural, metro, muggy charms of New Zealand’s largest city.
This collection brings together classic TV and film moments for the Christmas season. From broadcasting icons (Goodnight Kiwi, Thingee), to barbies and beer.
November 2014 marked 25 years since TV3 began broadcasting. This 25th birthday collection looks back at notable shows from the channel's first quarter century.
Poet Lauris Edmond called Wellington “the city of action”. As this collection shows, directors have been calling action in the capital for over 90 years.
This collection celebrates rugby in New Zealand as it's been seen onscreen: from classic bios and tour docos, to social history, dramas and protest.
Our representatives in Parliament have had some of their most memorable moments captured on camera. This collection showcases our politicians' screen legacy.
Where were you when Thingee's eye popped out? This collection showcases the top 10 titles from our previous two Legendary Moments collections.
This NZ Music Month collection showcases NZ music television, spun from a playlist of classic docos and beloved music shows.
This collection brings together 50+ titles covering Kiwis at war. Iconic documentaries and films tell stories of terrible cost, heroism and kinship.
2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I. Over 100,000 NZers served overseas in WWI. This collection is an evolving onscreen remembrance.
Buckle up as we blast more Kiwi celebs from the past in this follow-up to our original Before They Were Famous collection.
This collection showcases NZ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender screen production – ground-breaking dramas, documentaries, award-winning films and more.
NZ On Screen has selected an all-time NZ feature film Top 10. Whet your appetite for our finest features via choice 10-minute excerpts of the movies.
This collection celebrates the onscreen legacy of Sir Edmund Hillary, with documentaries, newsreels, dramas and classic TV interviews.
Curated to mark NZ On Screen's fifth birthday in October 2013, this collection is our 20 most-watched titles to that time.
This collection pays tribute to filmmaker Geoff Murphy – the legendary director of Goodbye Pork Pie, Utu, The Quiet Earth and more.
This collection celebrates the best of 1990s television, film and music video – from Ice TV and Havoc, to memorable TV moments like O for Awesome.
This 1980s Top 10 shows the screen icons from the decade of shoulder pads and the sharemarket crash – from Billy T's yellow towel, to Karyn Hay's vowels.
This collection celebrates the best of 1970s television, film and music video – highlights include Top Town, Grunt Machine, and Close to Home.
A selection of iconic Māori TV, film and music video for Matariki.