TVNZ Highlights: 17-23 February
Celebrate Auckland's most colourful event, this week with TVNZ!
Auckland Pride Parade 2018 Stream LIVE, Saturday 17 February on TVNZ OnDemand
Join the festivities with this year's Pride Parade.
We're bringing you live coverage from one of Auckland's biggest, most colourful events.
To celebrate the festival, we've also got loads of new and original shows from OUTtv, Canada's National LGBTQ network.
Gordon Ramsay on CocaineStarts Tuesday 20 February, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Once it was a drug of celebrities and millionaires, but now cocaine is everywhere. In the restaurant trade, it's rampant.
In this two-part special Gordon travels to South and Central America, to discover where the drug comes from. Back in the UK he's finding out what is being done to stop it getting onto the streets.
The Brave Starts Monday 19 February, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
A heart-pounding journey into the complex world of America's elite undercover military heroes.
Deputy Director Patricia Campbell and her team of analysts use the world's most advanced surveillance technology.
Meanwhile, Adam Dalton and his heroic Special Ops team are saving lives and executing missions in the world's most dangerous territories.
SundayReturns Sunday 18 February, 7.30pm on TVNZ 1
Join host Miriama Kamo and some of the most respected journalists in the country.
Janet McIntyre, Mark Crysell, Jehan Casinader, John Hudson, Matt Chisolm and Tania Page.
Bringing you a new season of in-depth and revealing investigations both here and overseas.
20/20 Returns Tuesday 20 February, 9.30pm on TVNZ 1
20/20 features an in-depth look at the best investigative stories.
Presenter Carolyn Robinson sets the scene for Kiwi viewers.
She provides context and gives a local perspective on the international features.
New Zealander of the Year Stream LIVE, Thursday 22 February on TVNZ OnDemand
Join MCs Toni Street and Scotty Morrison for the 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards.
Honouring the best of us, the awards celebrate inspirational Kiwis doing great things, to make our country a better place.
TVNZ will be streaming the event live on the night, followed by a 90-minute highlights special, Sunday 25 February at 9am on TVNZ 1.
HuntedReturns Monday 19 February, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
The real-life thriller returns with 10 fresh British citizens going on the run.
This year, the stakes are high. If the fugitives can evade capture for 28 days, they'll win a share of £100,000.
Tracking them down is a team of 30 elite hunters, drawn from some of the world's best investigators.
The Giver Saturday 17 February, 7pm on TVNZ 2
In a seemingly perfect community, a young man is chosen to learn the truth about the real world.
Jonas starts to realise that his whole life is a lie, but can he escape the rules of society?
Starring former Home and Away actor Brandon Thwaites.
Wilde Ride Starts Saturday 17 February, 6pm on TVNZ 2, or stream the full season on TVNZ OnDemand
In this Kiwi drama, a young girl's show jumping dreams are shattered when her parents are killed.
She's forced to go and live with her auntie's dirt bike riding family in West Auckland.
Starring Molly Leishman (The Cul de Sac), Kirk Torrance (Outrageous Fortune) and Danielle Mason (Black Sheep).
Darkest Taboos Available Monday 19 February, from 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
The brand new, shocking true-life crime series, that tells the stories of some of the most sickening familial crimes.
Nothing is off-limits, from incest to prostitution, rape and murder.
This is every family's worst nightmare, relived and retold by the people at the very heart of the events.
Friday Night Bites New season available Wednesday 21 February, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Experience what it is to be young, diverse and female in an Auckland flat, through the lives of three 20-something Asian Kiwi women.
In the brand new second series, Friday Night Bites explores all things pop culture, political and emotional.
From sexual foibles and horror/music/drama, to quantum physics and social justice.