The Stories of Ruapekapeka, a documentary highlighting Northland's most infamous armed conflict, is hosted by RNZ's Māori Issues Correspondent Mihingarangi Forbes. It coincides with commemorations of the New Zealand Wars.
Radio hosts Hamish Blake and Andy Lee travel across Australia, from Melbourne to Queensland.
Already in its third generation of queens, the current female reign of "Thirteen of May", commanded by Isabel Casimira, is only a reflection of the diverse territories of Minas Gerais that began their hierarchical expansion through the domination of Queen Nzinga, an important figure in the resistance against the Portuguese domain in Africa in the 17th century.
The folkloric group "Nzale," founded in 1979 in Bangui, practices a traditional dance called "M'baka M'Bokou," which means "strength" and is a symbol of victory. It is a battle dance: each dancer wears the skin of the animal he wishes to incarnate. One dancer stands in the middle of a circle and fights the other dancers who come to confront him one after another.
Filmed in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Beginning with Genesis, the film follows the progress of civilization through to modern day Nairobi. Biblical themes combine with pulsating African music, wild animal sounds, and vivid imagery. Unusual juxtapositions of Bob Fulton's quick cuts and Brown's big lens shots of mega fauna and tribal dances mesmerize viewers.
Arthur Lipsett’s N-Zone is the longest, loosest and last of the collage films he produced at Canada’s National Film Board (NFB). It marks the end-point of his trajectory from feted young genius to discarded problem child/eccentric within the NFB.
A film depicting the life and times of an armenian revolutionary and military strategist - Garegin Nzhdeh.
In the 17th century a warrior woman fights for the independence of Angola. After witnessing the murder of her son and watching her people being humiliated by Portuguese colonizers, Njinga will become a Queen and struggle for their liberation embodying the motto: those who stay fight to win.
The Block NZ is the first local version of an international hit renovation-reality series in which four couples compete to renovate four dilapidated houses in a very upmarket suburb – room by room, week by week, challenge by challenge – and sell them at auction for the highest price. The teams can be couples, family members, or friends, and do not need any DIY experience. Once selected, the contestants live and breathe their DIY project for the nine week shoot, living on site in The Block NZ houses. There are no further eliminations, and the winning couple is decided by the toughest judge of all, the real estate market! All four renovated houses go to a live TV auction, with The Block NZ crown going to the couple whose house fetches the highest price on the night!. All the couples receive profits from the sale of their house at the televised auction, and the winners will take home an additional cash prize of $80,000.
The Bachelor is a worldwide success, with 30 countries taking part in their own search for love… and now, at long last, The Bachelor has arrived on our shores. Join us as we embark on the ultimate romantic adventure, following one man’s quest to find love, with the woman of his dreams. The Bachelor NZ journey will see Bachelorettes put their heart on the line in hoping to find their perfect man – The one!
The Zoo is an award winning New Zealand observational documentary series, made by Greenstone TV, that follows the lives of Auckland Zoo's animals and zookeepers. The series explores the new arrivals and births of Auckland Zoo, to the fights, illnesses and mating rituals, how the animals are fed and how they live. The series' production crew are based full-time at the zoo, but the series also follows zookeepers overseas on zoo-related trips. The Zoo will be returning to New Zealand's TV One in 2013 for its 13th season.
NZ Performance Car TV was a free-to-air television program that ran for eight series, produced in-house by Parkside Media. It has had airtime on TV ONE, TV2, TV3, Prime and Sky Sports, often with several networks simultaneously which is unique in its genre. Each series consists of 13 episodes. Two series were screened per year. It was also available via TVNZ ondemand. First airing in 2004 the series evolved to match the changing tastes of the import car scene. Series 8 had a large focus on drifting. The show builds on the NZ Performance Car magazine brand, featuring similar content.
The Official NZ Top 40 is a NZ made music countdown television show which is a countdown of the New Zealand Singles Chart music. It uses the official chart produced by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. While the RIANZ charts are published for the week ending Monday, and published on Tuesday, The Official NZ Top 40 shows on Saturday evenings usually at 6pm unless changed due to other events. The Official NZ Top 40 is also replayed on C4 again on Tuesday from 2pm to 4pm which is an extended version of the show. The only change is the show will start showing most videos in full if applicable.
Spurred On follows actor Dean O'Gorman to Passchendaele, the site of New Zealand's darkest day in WW1. Dean sets out to understand what it was really like to fight through Belgium, and uncover his personal connections to those young men buried in Passchendaele’s mud.
Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud is a six-part New Zealand television mini-series. The series originally aired from 17 August 2011 to 21 September 2011. It was the first Underbelly series to be created outside of Australia, and depicts events prior to and concurrent with Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities.
New Zealand Wrestling Federation is a professional wrestling promotion based in Levin, New Zealand.
'AMP Business was an early morning business program hosted by Nadine Chalmers-Ross airing on TV ONE in New Zealand. The show was followed by Breakfast. From 1997 to 2007 the programme was hosted and co-produced by Michael Wilson. During this time it was called Telstra Business, TelstraSaturn Business, TelstraClear Business, Business and ASB Business. Wilson went to TV3 in October 2007. allegedly because he was unhappy with network executives changing the time from 6.30-7.00 to 6.00-6.30. He allegedly claimed he would not to be able to get good interviewees and that the decision was made by American consultants without his input. The show was called Breakfast Business until NZI gave their name to the relaunched show. In 2011 the show was sponsored by AMP and was called AMP Business. In early 2012 it was announced that the show will not return in 2012 and that Nadine Charlmes-Ross would just present business updates throughout the breakfast morning show on TV One.