NZ Music Month

NZ Music Month

This NZ Music Month collection showcases NZ music television, spun from a playlist of classic documentaries and beloved music shows. From Split Enz to the NZSO, Heavenly Pop Hits to Hip Hop New Zealand, whether you count the beat or roll like this, there’s something here for all ears (and eyes). Plus music writer Chris Bourke gets Ready to Roll with this pop history primer.

Split Enz - Spellbound

Television, 1993 (Full Length)

The Power of Music (Te Kaha o Te Waiata)

Short Film, 1988 (Full Length)

Heavenly Pop Hits - The Flying Nun Story

Television, 2002 (Full Length)



Television, 1967–1969

Nambassa Festival

Television, 1979 (Full Length)

Fat Freddy's Drop - Based on a True Story

Television, 2006 (Full Length)


Radio with Pictures

Television, 1976–1988


Homegrown Profiles

Television, 2005


Television, 2002 (Full Length)

Bill Sevesi's Dream

Television, 2011 (Full Length)


That's Country

Television, 1980–1984

Newsview - Shona Laing profile

Television, 1973 (Excerpts)

Maple on the Hill - The Untold Story of the Tumbleweeds

Short Film, 1988 (Full Length)

Eyewitness - Punk

Television, 1978 (Full Length Episode)


Let's Go

Television, 1964–1966

Shihad - Beautiful Machine

Film, 2012 (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras)

Kaleidoscope - Decade of the Enz

Television, 1983 (Full Length Episode)

Ten Guitars

Television, 1996 (Full Length)

Blerta Revisited

Film, 2001 (Full Length)

Hip Hop New Zealand

Television, 2003 (Excerpts)

When the Cat's Away

Television, 1987 (Full Length)


Grunt Machine

Television, 1975–1976

Ready to Roll - NZ Record Awards 1978

Television, 1978 (Full Length)

The Secret Life of John Rowles

Television, 2008 (Full Length)



Television, 1972–1974


The Country Touch

Television, 1968–1970

Lew Pryme - Welcome to my World

Television, 1990 (Full Length)



Television, 1982–1987

Finn for a Day

Television, 2001 (Full Length)

Sweet As

Television, 1999 (Full Length)

Don't Let it Get You

Film, 1966 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Through the Eyes of Love

Television, 1998 (Excerpts)


The Living Room

Television, 2002–2006

In Bed with the Orchestra

Television, 1993 (Full Length)

Nesian Mystik - For the People

Television, 2005 (Excerpts)

Mike Nock

Television, 1993 (Excerpts)

Sir Howard Morrison - Time of My Life

Television, 1995 (Full Length)

Survey - The Unbelievable Glory of the Human Voice

Television, 1972 (Full Length)

Icon in B Minor

Television, 1996 (Full Length)

Farr from Heaven

Television, 2005 (Full Length)

The Gravy - Series Three, Episode One (Little Bushmen vs Auckland Philharmonia)

Television, 2008 (Full Length Episode)

Nathan Haines Family Album

Television, 2005 (Full Length)

This is Your Life - Rob Guest

Television, 1998 (Full Length Episode)

Aotearoa Hip Hop Summit

Television, 2001 (Full Length)

30 Arthur Street

Short Film, 2007 (Full Length)

Wise Women and Song

Television, 1993 (Full Length)