TVNZ Highlights: 28 September - 4 October
May the best restaurant win, this week with TVNZ
My Restaurant Rules
Monday 30th September at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2
World renowned Chefs Colin Fassnidge and Judith Tabron present My Restaurant Rules – a local cooking competition like never before!
Five teams from five real restaurants will put their livelihoods at stake in a bid to find out whose Restaurant Rules – with the winner taking home the grand prize of $100,000.
From traditional Italian fare in Nelson, paddock-to-plate-styled kai in Waiouru and delicious seafood in Christchurch, this series will dish up some of New Zealand’s best cuisine!
Sunday 29 September at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Sunday Theatre brings you Ablaze; the tragic story of New Zealand’s worst fire disaster, at the Ballantyne’s department store in Christchurch in 1947.
On November 18, a raging fire ripped through the iconic three-story building. On that fateful Tuesday, 41 people lost their lives.
The fire represents a hugely dramatic chapter in New Zealand’s history: it forever changed the way we mange fire prevention and our fire service.
Funded by NZ On Air.
RuPaul's Drag Race UK
Stream from Friday 4 October at 8am on TVNZ OnDemand
Drag superstar RuPaul has made the trip across the pond in search of a British queen with the most charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent in all the land.
In a series of challenges, which of the queens will impress Ru to survive another week, who will sashay away, and who will he crown as the UK’s First Drag Race superstar?
Can I get an amen up in here!
Stream from Friday 4 October at 10pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Couples at crossroads in their relationships put their love to the test in an all-new season of Temptation Island.
After a sensational first season, this reality series returns with a fresh batch of couples who have all mutually decided to live the single life while living in separate houses with sexy singles to discover if there is another partner with whom they are more compatible.
In the end, will the couples leave together? Will they leave with one of the island's "tempters"? Or will they break up and go home alone?
How To Do Stuff Good
Stream from Tuesday 1 October at 8am on TVNZ OnDemand
How to Do Stuff Good is here to show you how to do stuff…good!
From crafts to cooking, tech tips to pranks, our team of life hackers have you covered!
How To Do Stuff Good will make sure you'ure never bored again!
How To Stay Married
Thursday 3 October at 9.30pm on TVNZ 2
After 14 years and two kids, Greg and Em Butler think they have marriage pretty well figured out. But with their youngest starting school, Em has decided to go back to work.
Greg is a little hesitant to disrupt the status quo, so is thrown for a loop when redundancies are offered at his work. As if that wasn’t enough, Greg’s brother Brad needs a place to stay after a bad break-up.
Greg and Em’s marriage is good, but the sudden upheaval – on top of the usual challenges of parenting, money, sex, screen time, hard rubbish and their shameless next-door neighbours – is really going to put it to the test!
Wednesday 2 October at 8.30pm on TVNZ 1
Join the front-lines with Sydney's fastest cops on two wheels.
The motorbike cops are an elite group of officers working the busy roads and expressways in and around Sydney. Highly trained specialists on a motorcycle, their job is to keep our streets safe.
Pull up to this action-packed new series from tonight!
Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Wednesday 2 October at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2
Paul Blart is a single suburban dad attempting to make ends meet by working as a mall security guard.
When Santa's little helpers shut down the mall and start taking hostages, Paul must spring into action to save the day.
Starring Kevin James and Bobby Cannavale.
Saturday 28 September at 9.30pm on DUKE
A National Geographic film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Starring Jon Voight and Jennifer Lopez.