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Dave Dobbyn - The Troubadour

Singer-songwriter Dave Dobbyn — currently touring New Zealand — is one of the country's most love...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 16 Items

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NZ On Air Awards

At a 25th anniversary celebration in March 2015, NZ On Air handed out awards to some production c...

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The Māori Strum

The ‘boom-chucka-boom-chucka’ “Māori strum” turned a British song – Ten Guitars – into an unoffic...

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Going with the Fro

Once upon a time in the 70s, the afro was the haircut of choice amongst truly groovy broadcasters...

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Leap Day

Once every four years it arrives: the extra leap day on 29 February. This Leap Day Spotlight coll...

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Kiwi Advice Shows

We all rely on the wisdom of others at some time in our lives, and well-known TV agony aunts have...

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Margaret Mahy - Video Pirate

This Spotlight collection showcases the life and work of writer Margaret Mahy. The Hans Christian...

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The Springbok Tour - 35 Years On

Tuesday 19 July marks the 35th anniversary of the Springboks' arrival in New Zealand for the 1981...

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Number One Hits: 1980 - 1989

The 1980s was the decade the music video boom began. Kiwi music was well represented when it came...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 18 Items

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James Griffin - Top Five

Screenwriter James Griffin (Sione’s Wedding, co-creator of Outrageous Fortune,) is especially wel...

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Controversial Crime Stories

The Crewe murders were New Zealand's first controversial court case to be played out in the telev...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 9 Items

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Royal Tours

On Prince William’s first Royal Tour downunder his encounter with a native buzzy bee attracted wo...

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Classic Kiwi Music Festivals

This Spotlight collection offers the chance to sample music festival options from years gone by, ...

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NZ Screen Vampires

Kiwi screen vampires garnered international attention in 2014, with mockumentary What We Do In th...

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The Many Faces of Taika Waititi

The latest movie from Taika Waititi conquered Kiwi cinemas after winning the first of many enthus...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 16 Items

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Before They Were Politicians

Dirty tricks, changing allegiances, a big public vote to see who stays ... it all sounds like a r...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 Items

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14 Kiwi Love Songs for 14 February

To mark Valentine's Day, NZ On Screen Content Director Irene Gardiner has selected 14 Kiwi love s...

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year events attract crowds from Auckland to Dunedin. This Spotlight collection brings...

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Sculpture

Sculpture is arguably more present in people’s day-to-day lives than many other art forms. It is ...

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Television Puppets

Online parody show Like Mike has added a new member to New Zealand's prestigious puppet alumni — ...

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Frank Sargeson: Cottage Industry

Celebrate the work of one of New Zealand's most renowned literary masters, Frank Sargeson, via th...

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Kiwi Documentaries at the 2015 Film Festival

The Kiwi titles in 2015’s NZ International Film Festival leaned heavily towards documentary. This...

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Number One Hits: 1970 - 1979

In the 1970s Kiwi music was making more impact, and artists’ confidence was increasing with more ...

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Shona Laing - Venerable Tui

Pioneering singer-songwriter Shona Laing was inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame in ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 Items