TVNZ Highlights Week 37 2019

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A fresh batch of shows are launching this week OnDemand as part of Māori Language Week. Read about what's on offer below!

Plus, read about what's happening to our castaways on Celebrity Treasure Island this week.

Alternate news platform Re: now has a website! Click here to find the latest videos, articles and podcasts on topics that matter to young Kiwis.

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Repeat: Gordon, Gino & Fred's Road Trip

Friday 13th September, 8.40pm

Gordon, Gino and Fred are packing up their camper van once again and heading off on a European adventure!

This time it’s personal as each episode takes us on a tour of their cherished homelands – where each of them have a special feast to prepare for…

In the first episode, the trio head to Gino’s homeland of Italy, where he needs help to pull off an event close to his heart - his best friend’s vow renewal ceremony!

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New Episodes: Celebrity Treasure Island

Sunday 8th 7pm - Monday, Tuesday 7.30pm

This week on Celebrity Treasure Island, Kahu has scored big by securing a member of the Mako team, but will the new recruit stay tight-lipped or spill the Mako team secrets. Kahu remain suspicious, crippled by thoughts of mistrust.

And, tension reaches fever pitch as betrayal runs rife amongst the camps, where a divide opens that may never be repaired.

New Episodes: Highway Patrol

Your favourite Aussie cop show returns!

Join us for the crashes & smashes, the unrestrained & untrained, the over-extended & the up-ended!

In tonight's episode, drunk drivers are all too common but the man Leading Senior Constable Rob Jones pulls over is beyond belief! Plus, while the cops are busy with an intercept, a rubbernecker causes a nose to tail.

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Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th September

FINDING NEMO: When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his father Marlin and Dory (a friendly but forgetful fish), embark on an epic journey to find him! Saturday 7th September, 7pm.

SIX DAYS, SEVEN NIGHTS: A New York magazine editor (Anne Heche) and a gruff pilot (Harrison Ford) must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island. Saturday 7th September, 8.50pm.

THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. Starring Kate Winslet and Idris Elba. Sunday 8th September, 8pm.

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Movie: 28 Weeks Later

Saturday 7th September, 9.25pm

28 Weeks Later, the follow-up to the hugely successful 28 Days Later, picks up six months after the rage virus has annihilated mainland Britain. The US army declares that the war against infection has been won, and that the reconstruction of the country can begin.

As the first wave of refugees return, a family is reunited – but one of them unwittingly carries a terrible secret. The virus is not yet dead, and this time, it is more dangerous than ever.

Starring Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Robert Carlyle and Idris Elba.

Movie: Dude, Where's My Car?

Friday 13th September, 8.30pm 

Two stoners awaken with no memory of the wild night before but soon discover they were involved with sex, drugs... and intergalactic espionage.

The Dudes embark on a mission: retrace their steps to find out what they did last night (and who they did it to), hoping it will lead them to the missing car. Little do the Dudes know, they're in for the ride of their lives.

Starring Ashton Kutcher, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Garner, Marla Sokoloff and Kristy Swanson.

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New Series: Colonial Combat

Stream from Wednesday 11th September

In 1840s Aotearoa, a carnival barker Handsome Harry arrives in a bustling coastal village full of traders, redcoats, explorers, convicts and mercenaries. Under the authority of the local chief Matarangi, he erects a ring and pits his wrestler against all comers.

Stream this high-stakes local series OnDemand from today!

Plus check out other local shows such as Ahikāroa, Tongue Tide and new episodes of My Māori Midwife!

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