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Royal Tours

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 Items

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A Winter Spotlight - Six Fires and a Heater

This winter Spotlight collection of all the titles on NZ On Screen with the word 'fire' in them (...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 7 Items

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NZ Screen Vampires

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 9 Items

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Pioneering Women

This Spotlight collection celebrates women and feminism in New Zealand - the country that was the...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 14 Items

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Utu

In 1983 director Geoff Murphy stormed out of the scrub of the newly-reborn NZ film industry with ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 7 Items

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The Chills

This Spotlight collection celebrates the work of iconic Kiwi band The Chills. In October 2015 the...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 Items

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Phillip Leishman - Gentleman Broadcaster

This Spotlight collection celebrates broadcaster Phillip Leishman, whose amiable features were sy...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 3 Items

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Kiwi Songbirds

Kiwi women have long held their own when it comes to songwriting. From a 17-year-old Shona Laing ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 33 Items

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School of Rock

Young Kiwi singer Lorde is all over the news these days as her international career continues to ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 5 Items

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Len Lye - Motion Maestro

This Spotlight collection celebrates the work of legendary New Zealand kinetic artist Len Lye. Fo...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 4 Items

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Cover Songs

The Beatles, Hendrix, The White Stripes, Cat Power, Aretha ... popular music is strewn with acts ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 23 Items

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NZ On Air turns 25

Broadcasting funding agency NZ On Air celebrated its 25th year of existence in 2015. Established ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 5 Items

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Vintage Food Shows

Without food life would not only be boring, but impossible. Television networks obviously agree: ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 Items

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Beauty Queens

This Spotlight collection offers high stakes drama, beautiful women in beautiful gowns, and the o...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 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...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 9 Items

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Chic Littlewood

This Spotlight collection celebrates the screen work of versatile entertainer Chic Littlewood. Bo...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 5 Items

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The Songs of Westside

The first season of Westside continued a grand tradition, one that began on parent show Outrageou...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 14 Items

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Ray Columbus - The Modernist

Ray Columbus began hosting television shows at the tender age of 19. After Columbus and the Invad...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 9 Items

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When Good TV Shows Go Bad

NZ On Screen's usual brief is to showcase the television shows and films that have been notably g...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 5 Items

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Fishing

With more than 15,000 kilometres of coastline and nowhere in Aotearoa further than 130 kilometres...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 13 Items

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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...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 Items

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Te Reo Music on the Airwaves

In 1991 Moana and the Moahunters mixed house beats with a lyrical plea for the importance of pres...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 Items

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Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield was born in Wellington on 14 October 1888. She died of tuberculosis at age 34...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 5 Items

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Bogan's Heroes

In the UK they’re ‘chavs’, in the US they’re ‘white trash’, but downunder the species is called ‘...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 14 Items