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Celebrating NZ Poetry

This Spotlight celebrates New Zealand's rich history in poetry, with contributions by some of our...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 17 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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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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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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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 . 10 Items

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Kiwi Documentaries at the 2017 NZ International Film Festival

When temperatures drop in the winter months, it can be hard to leave home until chocolate supplie...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 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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The Springbok Tour - 35 Years On

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 10 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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Kiwi Oscar Heroes

When the final Lord of the Rings won Oscar glory on 29 February 2004, jokes were made about runni...

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 11 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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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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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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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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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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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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Margaret Mahy - Video Pirate

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 12 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 Advice Shows

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

Curated by the NZ On Screen team . 6 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