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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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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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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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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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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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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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NZ Tourism Films

‘Don’t leave town till you’ve seen the country’ was the catchphrase for an 80s advertising campai...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 13 Items

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Screen Weddings

Everyone loves a good wedding, and screen weddings are no exception. Our long-running soap Shortl...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 Items

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Television Puppets

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 10 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 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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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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Jon Gadsby - Gone, but not Forgotten

Jon Gadsby passed away on 12 December 2015, aged 62. Gadsby and friend David McPhail were at the ...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 11 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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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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Any Day of the Week

From 'Monday Monday' to 'Ruby Tuesday' to all those songs extolling the excitement of Saturday ni...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 8 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

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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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Spying

With the expansion of technology turning us into a global village, there’s also a potential downs...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 9 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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Shortland Street - Four Weddings and a Funeral

After 25 years on air, Shortland Street has clocked up its share of weddings and funerals. Here w...

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 14 Items

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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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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