60 TV moments from across the decades, celebrating 60 years of television in New Zealand. Some serious, some light, something for everyone...
Documentary, comedy, drama, and even some martial arts: a collection celebrating Chinese in New Zealand.
November 2019 marks three decades since Three first went to air. This 30th birthday collection looks back at notable shows, starting from the very first day of transmission.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of funding organisation NZ On Air: from Jacinda Ardern to Oscar Kightley, famous Kiwis talk about their favourite New Zealand TV programmes and music videos.
Don McGlashan plays drums, horns and guitars, has crafted classic songs with Blam Blam Blam, The Mutton Birds and as a solo artist, and has won multiple awards for his soundtracks. This collection pays tribute to a talented man.
The counterculture, the mud, the hangovers – and the music! From New Zealand's very own Woodstock to Gisborne's hot ticket, Rhythm and Vines, this collection covers the long history of music festivals in Aotearoa.
From Niue to Auckland, from Tagata Pasifika to bro'Town, from Bill Sevesi to King Kapisi — 30 classic titles celebrating Pasifika culture and people.
From The God Boy to Boy, plus singers, whale riders and more — NZ On Screen presents its Coming-of-Age collection.
From Marlin Bay to Westside — and so much more in between — this collection marks 30 years of production from South Pacific Pictures.
From Britten to Bugger, this collection celebrates 10 years of NZ On Screen — and the most viewed titles for each of those 10 years. Enjoy!
Vampires, zombies, mutant sheep, and the Bride of Frankenstein: a collection devoted to Kiwi horror.
‘Don’t leave town till you’ve seen the country’ was the catchphrase for a 1980s advertising campaign which reminded Kiwis that tourism begins at home. Don't leave NZ On Screen until checking out this collection of tourism promos.
The hot seat: not always the most comfortable place on screen – for interviewer or interviewee. This collection looks at some iconic Kiwi contributions.
Food shows have been a staple of the Kiwi TV diet since our very first broadcasts. This collection offers up a smorgasbord of local chefs and culinary delights.
Fishy tales from one of New Zealand's most popular pastimes: a collection about fishing.
A collection of titles that pushed the boundaries, and were sometimes banned for doing so.
A collection which spans decades of public protest in New Zealand.
From animals and puppets, to giggling hosts and newsreaders: a collection of moments when not everything went to plan.
A celebration of dance: from the grace of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, to Dancing with the Stars and global sensation Parris Goebel, this collection has the moves covered.
Check out some memorable Kiwi leg-pulling in this collection of spoofs and mockumentaries.
Classic moments where a few choice words become the stuff of a national catchphrase.
A collection of crime cases that have been the subject of high profile documentaries and dramas.
A collection celebrating women and feminism in New Zealand, from all walks of life — pioneering, staunch and committed.
A collection featuring documentaries about some of New Zealand's most celebrated poets — plus classic train film The Coaster.
A collection celebrating Sam Hunt – a man for whom poetry is his lifeblood; a poet whose words have provided a backdrop to New Zealand lives.
A salute to the women of New Zealand music – the songs and songstresses that have found their way into Kiwi hearts.
A collection celebrating Antarctica.
A collection celebrating 40 years of the NZ Film Commission, and 40 years of New Zealand films.
Roger Donaldson and Ian Mune's classic 70s television series, restored.
From acting to funny accents, to directing blockbuster movie hits — a collection devoted to the many talents of Taika Waititi.
A collection that shines a light on architecture in New Zealand.
A collection of documentaries about the Wahine Disaster of April 1968
A collection showcasing classic Kiwi band Dragon.
This collection showcases New Zealand's impressive record in nature and wildlife films. Check out whales, wild deer, and a menagerie of curious birds — limestone caves and Antarctic volcanoes.
A collection of films that have seen Kiwis winning glory at the Academy Awards — or coming very close.
A parade of classic Kiwi songs, from the series that goes back to where it all began for the Wests — our favourite bogan TV family.
From Karyn Hay to Billy T, take a look at some fentestic pieces of New Zealand television that feature the Kiwi ecceent.
Crummer sings Clapton, Head Like a Hole sings Springsteen: a collection of popular New Zealand cover songs.
A collection about some of New Zealand's notable sculptors and their work.
A nod to the mod – a career-spanning collection that salutes the legendary Ray Columbus.
A collection of things royal – from visits downunder to a royal guest appearance on bro'Town.
"Keep cool till after school" with this collection of classic kids programmes.
A collection of international attention-grabbing stories.
A collection of screen cats and dogs. The purrfect canine and feline mix. So Sit! Watch. And enjoy...
From Blam Blam Blam to Tiki Taane, a collection of classic love songs spanning 50 years.
Three television specials and a run of live performances from 1985, celebrating the 25th anniversary of New Zealand television
A wide and varied selection of favourite NZ On Screen titles, as chosen by a wide and varied list of Kiwi screen figures.
Guitars, Diamonds and Smiles: a collection of award-winning music videos which spans three decades.
Māori Television was launched in March 2004: celebrate New Zealand's indigenous broadcaster in this collection
Actor, director, makes the odd bottle of pinot noir: a collection celebrating the screen work of Sam Neill.
A collection devoted to legendary Ponsonby rock'n'rollers Hello Sailor.
From demolition derby drivers to spookmakers and performance artists: a collection celebrating the work of filmmaker Florian Habicht.
NZ On Air began funding local content in 1989. This special collection looks back at the 20 most watched NZ On Air-funded programmes since then — plus some bonus titles that also rated highly.
Documentaries, music videos and curious odds'n'enz, celebrating a truly trailblazing band.
After countless romances, breakups and revelations, Shortland Street has turned 25. Catch up with classic moments, and memories from the cast.
Jump between the decades for 50 years of Kiwi music ... counting the beat from 60s ballads to turn of the century hip hop.
NZ On Screen's Collection of most viewed clips for 2016 includes classic adverts, musical interludes, and legendary talents lost to us over the year — from Martin Crowe to Ray Columbus, actor Sophia Hawthorne, and David Bowie.
Car races, demolition derbies and a famous yellow mini ...The Car Collection is loaded with vehicles of every make and vintage, plus appearances by Bruce McLaren, Scott Dixon, Bruno Lawrence, and two clever canines.
Press play on NZ On Screen's biggest collection yet. From hip hop to Howard Morrison, explore Kiwi pop through songs, documentaries and in-depth playlists.
This collection celebrates government filmmaking body the National Film Unit. Culled from more than 370 NFU films on NZ On Screen, these 30 highlights cover everything from wartime newsreels and glimpses into Kiwi culture, to Oscar-nominated images of Antarctica and the Southern Alps.
Great adverts are mini works of magic. This collection of classic adverts from the last 40 years includes dogs on skateboards, choc bar robberies, ghost chips and famous authors driving erratically.
Spanning more than 150 years, this collection tells stories of drama, caution, hope and recovery — from the 1863 wreck of the Orpheus at Manukau Heads, to Tarawera, the Wahine, Erebus, Pike River and Christchurch.
From Rangi's Catch to Once Were Warriors: a collection celebrating the career of actor Temuera Morrison.
The most watched titles on NZ On Screen in 2015.
From Split Enz to Savage, this is NZ On Screen's playlist of Kiwi party songs.
From talking chickens to dancing Cossacks, feast on this collection of Kiwi animation - from early stop motion shenanigans to Bride of Frankenstein.
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.
This Kiwi TV collection brings together 40 local TV series that have become classics.
Wellington has been New Zealand’s capital city since 1865. Here are 50 reasons to love Wellington, from Flight of the Conchords to Carmen, from Close to Home to car chases on Courtenay Place.
A selection of iconic Māori TV, film and music video for Matariki. Check out everything from haka to hip hop, Billy T to the birth of Māori Television.
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.