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NZ's Favourite Screen Cats

Despite their status as the kings and queens of the internet, Cats are strangely lowly represente...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 9 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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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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NZ Novelty Songs

The ‘novelty song’ occupies a peculiar niche in pop culture, with a definition as loose as baggy ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 Items

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The Māori Strum

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 10 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 . 7 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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Valentine's Day

Given that Valentine's Day is meant to be about harmony rather than arguments, we decided to side...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 19 Items

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NZ TV's Sauciest Moments

Some television moments stay in mind, years after they were seen. There can be many reasons why t...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 7 Items

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Happy Queen's Birthday

Queen’s Birthday is celebrated in New Zealand each year on the first Monday in June. This Spotlig...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 14 Items

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Caterina De Nave

This Spotlight collection showcases the work of Influential producer and network executive Cateri...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 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 . 16 Items

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Celebrating Dave McArtney

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Dave McArtney achieved fame with Kiwi music legends Hello Sailor...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 Items

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Remembering Ramai

A pioneer of New Zealand cinema, Ramai Hayward is credited as this country’s first Māori filmmake...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 3 Items

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Bruce Springsteen - Undercover Boss

This Spotlight collection features a trio of Springsteen song covers on NZ On Screen: Head Like a...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 3 Items

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Music Stars on Stage Downunder

This Spotlight collection offers up an array of overseas acts filmed performing in NZ from a time...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 Items

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Fool's Gold

In 1938 Orson Welles famously fooled radio listeners into believing the United States was under a...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 14 Items

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Kiwi Features at the 2016 Film Festival

Film festival time has rolled around again. Among the picks from around the globe, some Kiwi gems...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 Items

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NZ Screen Dogs

New Zealand has a fine tradition of Kiwi canines on screen. So what better way to celebrate than ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 18 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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Shavaughn Ruakere – Top Five

Shavaughn Ruakere presents her NZ On Screen Top Five, a special Spotlight collection where screen...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 5 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 . 34 Items

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Finn Family Tree

When Neil Finn joined brother Tim’s band, Split Enz, at the age of 18, the place of the Finn fami...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 30 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 . 27 Items