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Sculpture

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 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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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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Celebrating Ian Athfield

Honoured with a Knight Companion of the NZ Order of Merit, renowned architect Sir Ian Athfield an...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 3 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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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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Remembering Big Norm

In 1972, Norman Kirk broke National’s 12-year grip on power and became Labour’s first New Zealand...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 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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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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Amanda Billing - Top Five

Actor Amanda Billing's Top Five titles on NZ On Screen are a varied selection. Billing — who spen...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 7 Items

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Accent on Kiwi

Thus linguistic spotlight takes a look at sux pieces of fentestic New Zealand television that foc...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 Items

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Albert Wendt - Pacific Laureate

Professor Albert Wendt has Aotearoa’s highest honour: admission to the Order of New Zealand Merit...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 3 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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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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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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Leap Day

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 Items

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David Blyth Unleashed

Director David Blyth has turned Bruno Lawrence green, made vampires fly and exposed the dark unde...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 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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Chinese New Year

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 15 Items

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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 ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 Items

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Com pu pu pu pu pu pu…computer games!

In 1979 the techno-pop mix of synth and rock in 'Computer Games' sparked an arcade fire, with the...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 Items

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Number One Hits: 1990 - 1999

From John Grenell’s ‘Welcome to Our World’ at the start of the decade, to ‘Tonight’ by pop stars ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 15 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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Sam Hunt

This Spotlight collection celebrates poet, raconteur and all-round New Zealand living legend Sam ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 7 Items