Media Releases

To find out the latest on our programmes you can access all of our Media Releases here. Everything that you want to know from the hottest moments in our existing shows to new cast members and more...

0 22 Aug Statement from TVNZ

2 14 Aug Project Runway New Zealand annouces stylish sponsors

4 12 Aug The Runway is almost ready, but who will mentor and judge our local designers?

6 4 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 5

8 28 Jul Q + A - Sunday 9:30pm on TVNZ 1

10 21 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 22

12 15 Jul SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: The final man bun joins the Jury

14 11 Jul THE WINNING COUPLE OF HEARTBREAK ISLAND IS……

16 8 Jul SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: The ‘Blindsider’ gets taken out

18 4 Jul FOUR BECOME THREE AS ANOTHER COUPLE TAKES A WALK ON THE HEARTBREAK ISLAND JETTY

20 2 Jul HEARTBREAK ISLAND SAYS GOODBYE TO ITS POWER COUPLE

22 30 Jun Q + A - Sunday July 1

24 27 Jun NO LOVE OR MONEY FOR GENNADY AND TAVITA

26 24 Jun SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: Castaway goes out fighting

28 23 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 24

30 18 Jun SHOCK ELIMINATION SEES HEARTBREAK ISLAND COUPLE BLINDSIDED

32 17 Jun TWO NEW SINGLES HEADED FOR HEARTBREAK ISLAND

34 13 Jun HEARTBREAK ISLAND WAVES GOODBYE TO ITS FIRST COUPLE

36 9 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 10

38 2 Jun Q +A - Sunday June 3

40 30 May TVNZ GETS FUN AND FLIRTY WITH HEARTBREAK ISLAND TITLE SEQUENCE

42 26 May HEIHEI GOES LIVE – BIGGEST INVESTMENT IN CHILDREN’S CONTENT TO DATE

44 21 May TVNZ SETS HEARTS RACING WITH HEARTBREAK ISLAND PROMO

46 20 May 16 SEXY SINGLES REVEALED FOR TVNZ’S HEARTBREAK ISLAND

48 18 May Heartbreak Island hooks up with Durex and KFC

50 13 May SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: Khangkhaw burns a Wildcard

52 10 May Coronation Street jumps ahead in primetime on TVNZ

54 6 May THE BAD SEED CASTING LINE-UP REVEALED

56 29 Apr SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: CHANI MUM SENT PACKING

58 22 Apr FIRST TO WIN AND FIRST OUT, THE SURPRISE BLINDSIDE JOSEFIEN DIDN’T SEE COMING

60 21 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 22

62 14 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Weekend Highlights - April 14 & 15

64 12 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 8 - April 12

66 11 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 7 - April 11

68 10 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 6 - April 10

70 7 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Weekend Highlights - April 7 and 8

72 5 Apr Mind Over Money With Nigel Latta gets personal for season two

74 29 Mar Appliance Shed Thai in for all new Survivor New Zealand

76 17 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 18

78 3 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 4

80 28 Feb TVNZ announces Gloriavale: The Return

82 19 Feb Jessica Mutch named as TVNZ’s new political editor

84 31 Jan Jeremy Wells and Hilary Barry to present Seven Sharp

86 17 Jan Project Runway New Zealand Casting Call Announcement

88 8 Dec Q + A - 10 December 2017

90 2 Dec Q + A - Sunday December 3

92 27 Nov TEAM WANAKA CROWNED MKR NZ CHAMPIONS

94 22 Nov TVNZ renews Formula E deal

96 13 Nov ELIMINATION 3 - MKR NZ\'S BROMANCE THIRD TO LEAVE THE COMPETITION

98 6 Nov ELIMINATION 2 - MKR NZ\'S ROTORUA BESTIES SENT PACKING

100 30 Oct ELIMINATION 1 - MKR NZ\'S youngest team sent packing in first elimination

102 21 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 22

104 17 Oct Scandi-New Zealand crime drama in the works

106 9 Oct FIRST TWO CASTAWAYS ANNOUNCED FOR SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND SEASON 2

108 2 Oct My Kitchen Rules New Zealand back in 2018!

110 30 Sep Q + A - Sunday October 1

112 27 Sep Showcase 2017

114 21 Sep Final debate

116 16 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 17

118 9 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 10

120 7 Sep Para Sport Broadcast Deal

122 3 Sep Survivor New Zealand Back for Season Two

124 1 Sep Leaders Debate viewership

126 19 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 20

128 10 Aug 1 NEWS Vote 17

130 4 Aug ALL NEW WILL & GRACE COMING TO TVNZ AS PART OF NBCUNIVERSAL DEAL

132 22 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 23

134 8 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 9

136 5 Jul And The First Ever Winner of Survivor New Zealand is….

138 4 Jul Looking for love? Apply now for First Dates New Zealand!

140 3 Jul New Blood Web Series Winner Announced

142 2 Jul Q+A Sunday 2 July

144 24 Jun Q+A Sunday 25 June

146 15 Jun Plan A or Plan B? A path is chosen in the season finale of What Next?

148 13 Jun The future of New Zealand\'s economy is discussed in What Next?

150 11 Jun New Zealand discusses the future of technology in What Next?

152 10 Jun Q+A Sunday 11 June

154 4 Jun TVNZ ANNOUNCE SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND LIVE FINAL

156 1 Jun Cast your vote for TVNZ’s newest web series

158 27 May Q + A - Sunday May 28

160 22 May Survivor\'s Shock Evacuation

162 14 May Second Survivor Eliminated from Survivor New Zealand

164 12 May What Next? Have your say on New Zealand\'s future

166 6 May Q + A - Sunday May 7

168 27 Apr Survivor New Zealand Contestants Announced

170 15 Apr Q + A -Sunday April 16

172 8 Apr Q + A -Sunday April 9

174 25 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 26

176 16 Jan TVNZ New Blood Web Series Opens

178 10 Dec Q + A - Sunday December 11

180 26 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 27

182 12 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 13

184 29 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 30

186 15 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 16

188 1 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 2

190 29 Sep TVNZ 2017: new content, new blood, new thinking

192 17 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 18

194 3 Sep Q+A Sunday 4th September

196 2 Sep TV ONE\'s Sunday Theatre brings key Kiwi moments to life

198 20 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 21

200 13 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 14

202 6 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 7

204 30 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 31

206 23 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 24

208 9 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 10

210 1 Jul Carolyn Robinson joins Seven Sharp

212 18 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 19

214 4 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 5

216 21 May Q + A - Sunday May 22

218 14 May Q + A - Sunday May 15

220 9 May NZ newsrooms work together on Panama Papers investigation

222 30 Apr Q + A - Sunday May 1

224 20 Apr APRC - DUKE announce

226 18 Apr AMENDMENT - OUR FIRST HOME’S WOTTON FAMILY PIP ROUGHANS TO THE POST

228 17 Apr SOLD! SUCCESS AT AUCTION FOR OUR FIRST HOME’S WOTTON FAMILY

230 6 Apr Ready for Rio: most extensive free-to-air broadcast coverage of a Paralympic Games on its way

232 29 Mar PROPERTIES FROM TV ONE’S OUR FIRST HOME HIT THE MARKET

234 19 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 20

236 9 Mar SINGLE AND READY TO MINGLE? INTERNATIONAL HIT, FIRST DATES COMES TO TV2

238 3 Mar ONE News launches Kiwimeter

240 1 Mar DUKE SCORES LIVE NBA GAMES

242 18 Feb First look: New Zealand’s newest online and free to view entertainment destination

244 24 Jan OUR FIRST HOME RETURNS TO TV ONE - BUT THIS TIME, THE KIDS ARE IN CHARGE!

246 22 Dec The X-Files, The Simpsons and Family Guy are all coming to TV2 in 2016

248 14 Dec Tofu Tragedy Sends Mighty Waikato Packing

250 7 Dec Consistent Canterbury Couple Eliminated For Yet Another Lamb Let Down

252 28 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 29

254 23 Nov GOODBYE TO MKR NZ\'S MANAWATU SISTERS AND AUCKLAND GATECRASHERS

256 16 Nov MKR NZ Frontrunners Sent Home in a Shocking Elimination

258 10 Nov City Sisters Sent Packing

260 31 Oct Q + A - Sunday November 1

262 24 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 25

264 17 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 18

266 3 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 4

268 19 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 20

270 16 Sep TVNZ 2016 - Best of Local, Best of Global

272 11 Sep Home for Christmas: Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park returns to TVNZ

274 5 Sep Q+A - Sunday September 6

276 27 Aug Media Release: TVNZ bringing live PGA, LPGA and European Tour golf to Freeview this Friday.

278 15 Aug Q+A - Sunday August 16

280 1 Aug Q+A - Sunday August 2

1 18 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 19

3 13 Aug TVNZ LOOKING FOR COUPLES FOR NEW HOME RENOVATION SHOW

5 11 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 12

7 29 Jul Survivor New Zealand: LIBRARIAN BECOMES 2018 SOLE SURVIVOR

9 22 Jul Survivor New Zealand: And Then There Were Three

11 16 Jul The Doctor is coming…. Back to TVNZ

13 14 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 15

15 10 Jul Cue the harp, another couple leaves Heartbreak Island

17 7 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 8

19 4 Jul HOSTS AND JUDGES HEAD TO THE TENT FOR THE GREAT KIWI BAKE OFF

21 1 Jul SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: Emotional plea at Tribal Council not enough to save a Castaway

23 29 Jun Marvellous news

25 25 Jun FOUR IN, FOUR OUT IN HEARTBREAK ISLAND DOUBLE ELIMINATION

27 24 Jun FOUR NEW SINGLES READY TO MINGLE ON HEARTBREAK ISLAND

29 20 Jun STRATEGY COMES INTO PLAY AS HEARTBREAK ISLAND COUPLE SENT PACKING

31 17 Jun SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: The ‘tight five’ turn on each other

33 16 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 17

35 10 Jun SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: Waikato Farmer Makes First Jury Member

37 3 Jun SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: A medevac, a forfeit, a failed-attempt and a blindside

39 31 May TVNZ to push the boat out with America’s Cup coverage

41 27 May SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: Real-life Survivor Sent Home

43 26 May Q + A - Sunday May 27

45 20 May SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND: First Idol Play Backfires For Old Chani

47 19 May Q + A - Sunday May 20

49 15 May TVNZ powers up primetime political coverage

51 12 May Q + A - Sunday May 13

53 6 May Survivor New Zealand: Another Chani Bites the Dust

55 5 May Q + A - Sunday May 6

57 28 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 29

59 22 Apr CAST ANNOUNCED FOR TVNZ’S BLACK COMEDY SERIES "FRESH EGGS"

61 16 Apr TVNZ New Blood Web Series Competition

63 13 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 9 - April 13

65 12 Apr TVNZ announces the 18 Kiwi castaways to compete in Survivor New Zealand season 2

67 10 Apr BAKING NEWS: TVNZ ANNOUNCES THE GREAT KIWI BAKE OFF

69 9 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 5 - April 9

71 6 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Highlights Day 2 - April 6

73 5 Apr 2018 Commonwealth Games Day One Highlights - April 5

75 24 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 25

77 10 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 11

79 1 Mar Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games coverage

81 25 Feb KIWI TEAMS REVEALED FOR TVNZ’S AUSTRALIAN SPARTAN

83 11 Feb GEORGIA FOWLER CONFIRMED FOR PROJECT RUNWAY NEW ZEALAND

85 19 Jan Behind the scenes of 1 NEWS’ new look studio

87 14 Dec Toni Street and Mike Hosking to leave Seven Sharp

89 3 Dec MATILDA RICE AND MARK DYE TO HOST TVNZ\'S HEARTBREAK ISLAND

91 27 Nov TEAM WANAKA CROWNED MKR NZ CHAMPIONS

93 25 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 26

95 18 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 19

97 11 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 12

99 4 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 5

101 28 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 29

103 20 Oct Politics 19 October

105 14 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 15

107 7 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 8

109 1 Oct KIWIS WANTED FOR ULTIMATE TRANS-TASMAN TEAM CHALLENGE SERIES

111 27 Sep Love AND Money? Apply Now for Heartbreak Island

113 23 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 24

115 18 Sep NZSL Debate

117 10 Sep TEAMS REVEALED FOR TVNZ\'S MY KITCHEN RULES NEW ZEALAND

119 7 Sep Multi Party Debate

121 5 Sep New Blood Goes Live

123 2 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 3

125 26 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 27

127 12 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 13

129 5 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 6

131 29 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 30

133 15 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 16

135 5 Jul *Amendment* And The First Ever Winner of Survivor New Zealand is….

137 4 Jul New Zealand’s First Sole Survivor – All Will Be Revealed

139 3 Jul Jak FM Over And Out

141 2 Jul Shay\'s Survivor Days Are Over

143 26 Jun TVNZ Streaming Ahead

145 18 Jun SECOND JURY MEMBER FOR SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND

147 14 Jun The future of the Kiwi lifestyle is discussed in What Next?

149 12 Jun What Next? looks at the future of our environment

151 11 Jun Brutal Betrayal Puts First Survivor On The Jury

153 4 Jun TINY DANCER SASHAYS AWAY

155 3 Jun Q+A Sunday 4 June

157 28 May Survivor New Zealand - No Room For Nice Girls

159 26 May New Zealand loves Shortland Street

161 21 May SPOILERS – Survivor New Zealand Third Elimination

163 13 May Q + A - Sunday May 14

165 7 May Survivor Superfan Sent Packing

167 29 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 30

169 22 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 23

171 13 Apr Nigel Latta and John Campbell to host TVNZ\'s What Next?

173 1 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 2nd

175 18 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 19

177 11 Jan Matt McLean joins Breakfast

179 3 Dec Q + A - Sunday December 4

181 19 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 20

183 5 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 6

185 22 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 23

187 8 Oct Q + A - Sunday October 9

189 29 Sep PETE EVANS AND MANU FEILDEL TO HOST NEW SERIES OF MKR NZ

191 24 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 25

193 10 Sep Q+A Sunday 11th September

195 2 Sep TVNZ completes building refurbishment

197 27 Aug Q + A - Sunday August 28

199 18 Aug Hilary and Jack join TV ONE’s Breakfast

201 11 Aug TVNZ Kicks Off Paralympics Campaign

203 1 Aug Three All-Rounders Deliver Short & Wide

205 24 Jul Hawkes Bay teacher takes the Mastermind throne

207 16 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 17

209 2 Jul Q + A - Sunday July 3

211 25 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 26

213 11 Jun Q + A - Sunday June 12

215 28 May Q + A - Sunday May 29

217 16 May Survivor New Zealand host announced

219 13 May TVNZ appoints interim Australian ad reps

221 7 May Q + A - Sunday May 8

223 23 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 24

225 19 Apr WOTTON FAMILY COME OUT ON TOP ON OUR FIRST HOME

227 18 Apr OUR FIRST HOME’S WOTTON FAMILY PIP ROUGHANS TO THE POST

229 9 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 9

231 2 Apr Q + A - Sunday April 3

233 26 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 27

235 12 Mar Q + A - Sunday March 13

237 7 Mar TVNZ OnDemand Hits One Million Milestone

239 2 Mar You\'re Back In The Room

241 24 Feb SURVIVOR NEW ZEALAND IS COMING TO TV2

243 7 Feb DIRTY LAUNDRY CAST ANNOUNCED

245 22 Jan TVNZ to launch new male-skewed entertainment channel

247 15 Dec Ultimate Gatecrashers Take The MKR Title And $100,000

249 8 Dec Playing it Safe Costs Hawkes Bay Couple Spot in Grand Final

251 1 Dec OTAGO AND PALMY NEXT TO GO ON MKR NZ

253 26 Nov TVNZ to screen Super Bowl 50 LIVE on TV ONE

255 21 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 22

257 14 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 15

259 7 Nov Q + A - Sunday November 8

261 26 Oct First Elimination of MKR NZ 2015 (SPOILER ALERT)

263 23 Oct Start your engines; Formula E is racing in to TVNZ

265 10 Oct Q+A - Sunday October 11

267 26 Sep Q + A - Sunday September 27

269 18 Sep Nadine Chalmers-Ross to host Breakfast

271 12 Sep Q+A - Sunday September 13

273 9 Sep Media Release: TVNZ bringing the AFL to Kiwi homes

275 29 Aug Q+A - Sunday August 30

277 22 Aug Q+A - Sunday August 23

279 8 Aug Q+A - Sunday August 9