TVNZ Highlights: 28 April - 4 May
Kiwi ingenuity at its finest, this week with TVNZ.
Starts Thursday 3 May, 7.30pm on TVNZ 1
Celebrate Kiwis' obsession with DIY and innovation in this new local series.
Award-winning and charismatic New Zealand designer Shane Hansen is host and mentor to 10 ingenious designers.
Each week, they take on the challenge of creating something beautiful out of trash.
Life in Pieces
Returns Monday 30 April, 9.15pm on TVNZ 2
This laugh-out-loud comedy follows one big, happy family - its awkward, often hilarious, and ultimately beautiful milestones.
The family members' lives unfold and intertwine in four short stories each episode. These are the moments that add up to what life is all about.
The Legend of Tarzan
Sunday 29 April, 8.30pm on TVNZ 2
It's been nearly a decade since Tarzan left Africa, to live in Victorian England with his wife Jane.
However, when Jane becomes a pawn in a devious plot, Tarzan must return to the jungle to save her.
Starring Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie.
Monday 30 May, 9pm on DUKE
Gritty drama set in the morally ambiguous world of undercover police work.
A veteran officer escorts a rookie on his first day with the LAPD.
Denzel Washington delivers an academy-award winning performance opposite Ethan Hawke.
Alice Snedden's Bad News
Stream now on TVNZ OnDemand
Popular Kiwi comedian Alice Snedden fronts this bold new web-series, with a fresh spin on the political aspects of New Zealand life.
Each segment takes a look at international issues through Alice's unique, humorous, and sometimes controversial lens.
The Jane Austen Book Club
Monday 30 April, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand
Six New York friends start a book club, to discuss the works of Jane Austen.
Soon they start to realise that their own lives and relationships are a 21st century version of Austen's stories.
Starring Emily Blunt and Maggie Grace.
Starts Sunday 29 April, 8.30am on TVNZ 1
Join Waka Man (Alby Waititi) on a voyage of discovery, as he paddles and sails the waterways of Aotearoa.
Along the way, Alby meets people who are passionate about these watercraft and their traditions.
He also reveals what waka culture meant to us in the past, and what it means for our future.