NZ Commonwealth Games athlete, Bradlee Ashby

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Wednesday 4 - Sunday 15 April

TVNZ coverage of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games commences with the opening ceremony, Wednesday 4 April from 9.30pm.

Coverage will continue until April 15 on TVNZ 1, DUKE, Games Extra, Games Online and OnDemand.

TVNZ viewers will be able to follow the Games anywhere, anytime with live coverage, replays, highlights, and all the latest news delivered across TV, mobile and connected devices. 

Alternative Commentary Collective's Jeremy Wells

Alternative Opening Ceremony Coverage
Wednesday 4 April, 9.30pm on DUKE

DUKE's Commonwealth Games coverage kicks off with the Opening Ceremony presented by Jeremy Wells, Matt Heath and Mike Lane of the Alternative Commentary Collective

They're here to provide a comic and unpredictable counterpart to TVNZ 1's offering.

Then each weeknight at 8.30pm, join Matt and Mike for an entertaining look at the highlights of the day in The Moment


Mark Strong in Deep State

Deep State
Premieres Friday 6 April at 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

A former spy signs up for one last mission... but this time, it's personal. 

Hoping to avenge the death of his son, agent Max Easton finds himself tangled up in a worldwide intelligence conspiracy. 

Starring Mark Strong.



The cast of The Crossing

The Crossing
Premieres Tuesday 3 April at 9pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Watch the brand new science-fiction thriller series, same day as the U.S on TVNZ OnDemand. 

A group of refugees from a war-torn country seek asylum in a small American fishing town. 

Only the country they've come from isn't America, and the war they're fleeing hasn't happened yet...


Anika Moa

Anika Moa Unleashed
Stream now on TVNZ OnDemand

In this brand new local series, Anika Moa is at large, meeting high-profile New Zealanders in their homes. 

Aiming for a true insight, she'll bring out the best (and worst) of them with an unfiltered and unadulterated interview. 

It's a home invasion, total submersion type of interview, that only someone as brazen as Anika can pull off. 


Sir Elton John

Elton John: The Nation's Favourite Song
Sunday 1 April, 7.25pm on TVNZ 1

Sir Elton John talks to friend and fan, David Walliams, about an extraordinary career that has spanned 50 years. 

Join them for a top 20 countdown, culminating in the nation's favourite Elton song. 

From Rocket Man to I'm Still Standing, Your Song to Candle in the Wind, Elton reveals how these classic hits came about. 


In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea
Premieres Sunday 1 April, 8.40pm on TVNZ 1

Experience this epic drama from Oscar winning director Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind) and starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers).

The film tells the story of the real-life maritime disaster of the New England whaling ship, Essex

The ship was struck by a whale so huge it would inspire the classic novel Moby Dick


The cast of Famous in Love

Famous in Love
New season premieres Thursday 5 April at 7pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Every big break comes with high stakes... 

Two months have passed since the end of season one, when Paige was forced to decide between Rainer and Jake. 

Stream the entire first season right here, before the season two double-episode premiere!


The cast of Burnt

Premieres Monday 2 April, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1

Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all - and lost it. A two star Michelin rockstar, with the bad habits to match. 

Now in an attempt to win back his reputation, he spearheads a top restaurant in their efforts to win three stars. 

Burnt is a remarkably funny and emotional story, about the love of food and the power of second chances. 


Avi Duckor-Jones

Avi's Return to Ghana
Premieres Thursday 3 April, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

In 2014, Avi Duckor-Jones spent nine months on the isolated coast of Cape Three Points in Western Ghana. 

The heat, the isolation and the danger made it one of the most challenging chapters of his life. His students made it the most rewarding. 

Following Avi's 2017 Survivor New Zealand win, he now returns to give back to the communities who gave him so much. 


The Bugatti Veyron

Bugatti Chiron: Super Car Build
Tuesday 3 April, 7.30pm on DUKE

How do you perfect perfection? 

That is the question asked by famous car company Bugatti, as it attempts to follow-up its record-breaking supercar, the Veyron. 

Other cars have begun to threaten the Veyron's legacy, and so Bugatti is now attempting to create an even better supercar - the Chiron.


The Pemberton family in Living the Dream

Living the Dream
Available Sunday 1 April, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

This hilarious new comedy series sees a British family uproot their lives and move to Florida to run a tralier park. 

But The Pembertons arrive to find the park a complete mess...

The family soon discover that 'living the dream' may be more of a challenge than they were led to believe. 


Alexander Karim as Frank Nordling

The Lawyer
Available Sunday 1 April, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

Frank Nordling is a young and exceptionally promising defense lawyer. 

When Frank learns the truth behind his parents' death, his whole world starts to unravel. 

Hoping to avenge his parents, Frank infiltrates the dangerous Swedish criminal underworld. 


Rural Delivery's 500th episode

Rural Delivery: 500th Episode
Sunday 31 March, 7am on TVNZ 1

This Saturday marks the 500th episode of Rural Delivery!

For the last 14 years, we have travelled New Zealand from top to bottom, bringing you innovation, best practice and sustainability stories from New Zealand's primary sector. 

Thanks to the thousands of people who have participated in the making of Rural Delivery. Here's to the next 500!


Power and Piety

Power & Piety
Available Sunday 1 April, 12pm on TVNZ OnDemand

This new doco-series follows BAFTA award-winning reporter Mobeen Azhar, as he travels across the world to investigate the destructive links between religion and conflict. 

He digs deep into Islamic extremism, in his native countries of Pakistan and the U.K. 

He also looks at right-wing Christianity in the USA, Indonesia's secular state, Hindu Nationalism in India, and Myanmar's hardline Buddhists.