These are just some of the great TV programmes we have funded.
Jono and Ben take nothing in life too seriously. Funded since 2012, Jono and Ben on Three at 7:30pm on Thursdays, is a great way to end your evening on a laugh.
Making funny TV is serious work. NZ On Air has been funding the hilarity on 7 Days since 2009.
A magazine-programme for youth, featuring talented local Māori and Pacific Islanders in our community.
Giving rural people their own voice and urban viewers a genuine insight into rural life.
An inspiring weekly special interest programme for and about New Zealanders living with disabilities.
We aim to provide programming for local kids at every age and stage. This programmes delivers relevant content for tweens and teens every weekday.
Four two-hour murder mysteries set in small town New Zealand will entertain you while giving the grey matter a work-out.
Terry is on a mission to avenge his father’s murder in this witty action drama which makes for great family viewing.
When the mother of a 'typical' middle class New Zealand family is arrested for money laundering her family are left scrambling to pick up the pieces.
It's time to turn back the clock - University Challenge is back! The original New Zealand adaptation of University Challenge screened on New Zealand television for 14 years, airing from 1976 to 1989.
Filthy Rich is what happens when an incredibly wealthy family finds out it has three cuckoos from the wrong side of the tracks in its golden nest. Who will ultimately rise to the top of the Truebridge Empire?
Hillary is the first drama production to explore the inspiring life of Sir Edmund Hillary beyond mountain climbing.
From the award-winning creators of Outrageous Fortune, Westside is a drama series that will take the West family's large and loyal fan-base on a journey back to where it all began.
Our Arts, Culture and Performance funding allows important national events to be seen on television by all New Zealanders.
Meet the kiwis putting faith in their families to find their partner in the tradition of arranged marriage.
Get the family together and tune into The Barefoot Bandits to see where the adventures of Tane, Fridge and Riley will lead them next!
Waking to find there are no adults and no technology, this brand new teen drama series follows Rose and her friends as they tackle a dystopian world.
A nostalgic kiwi journey back to the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s.
Beneath New Zealand provides a unique look at how the forces above and below New Zealand formed this land.
A pre-school animation series that provides our youngest viewers with opportunities to be socially and emotionally involved in the issues they face every day.
Follow top dancers from Parris Goebel’s Auckland-based dance studio, The Palace, as they take on their dreams and prepare for the World Hip Hop Dance Championships in San Diego.
A pre-school puppet series that allows the youngest New Zealanders to hear our languages and accents and see our people and places on television.
Let The DNA Detectives take you on a scientific journey around the globe as they unravel the genetic history of well-known New Zealanders.
Step Dave is a significant drama investment by NZ On Air. Its creator tells us why it’s important to have local drama on NZ television.
The inimitable Topp Twins take us on a uniquely Kiwi culinary journey, seeking out the real people behind our food.
A third series of the ground-breaking documentary programme that seeks to rehabilitate prisoners through song.
The fascinating stories behind the the infrastructure of New Zealand- the building of a nation
Dave Dobbyn embarks on a journey to create a song in memory of the 29 miners who tragically lost their lives at Pike River.
New Zealand's television captioning and audio description service for hearing and vision-impaired audiences. Making television accessible for all.
Consent: The Louise Nicholas Story is a feature-length drama detailing Louise Nicholas’ fight for justice, following her allegations of sexual assault by policemen.
Audiences loved her in season one. Now Agent Anna, and the team at Eden Realty, are back for a second series.
Coverband is a new comedy series about that awful place between musical success and failure.
A fascinating and beautiful investigative documentary series about New Zealand's natural environment and how we are looking after it.
An action-adventure entertainment series where New Zealand kids tackle challenges inspired by the achievements of real-life Kiwi heroes.
The war heroes we never heard about.
Want to know what happens after the curtain goes down? The Secret Lives Of Dancers gives a peek into the lives of dancers in the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Nigel Latta is a psychologist, author and television presenter who has graced New Zealand screens since 2008. In this documentary series, he takes us to Scott Base in Antarctica to experience life on the ice.
Our Arts, Culture funding puts a diverse and innovative range of creative New Zealanders on television; this programme celebrates our architects.
A mockumentary series created by Flight of the Concords star Rhys Darby. We fund local Comedy and Drama that offers a fresh and funny take on New Zealand life.
Award-winning filmmaker Gaylene Preston brings us a Platinum Fund drama series set in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes, telling a universal story of family, hope and triumph against the odds.
A 13 episode documentary series focusing on the stories of the people and communities at the heart of the post-quake rebuild.
A colourful series giving viewers a peek inside New Zealand’s diverse ethnic communities through their most important festivals.
Extending the range and diversity of quality documentary programming that opens a window into the Māori world.
Follow six months in the life of one of New Zealand’s most iconic actors, as he works to get his career and his life back on track.