TVNZ 1 plays a fundamental role in contemporary New Zealand life.
After 50 years of broadcast, 1 isn’t just the original, it is paving the way. A shared understanding of life in New Zealand gives us a unique positioning and keeps us relevant to viewers.
With an industry leading New and Current Affairs portfolio, award winning documentaries and factual entertainment and local and international drama that leaves you on the edge of your seat - 1 is all about stories that stay with you.
1 is a leader in local content, with more than 50% of programming consisting of local shows and talent. This gives the channel a distinctly New Zealand voice within the media landscape.