TVNZ Highlights: 9 - 15 December

Offspring has a new sibling, this week with TVNZ.

SistersAvailable Monday 11 December, from midday on TVNZ OnDemand

Imagine if you had a family you didn't know about? 

From the makers of Offspring, Sisters is an uplifting story, about what happens when a group of very different people are suddenly unified by a genetic revelation. 

Starring kiwi actor Anotonia Prebble.

Shortland Street - Final WeekMonday - Thursday at 7pm on TVNZ 2

As the 25th year of Shortland Street comes to an end, we will see confessions, declarations of love, and plots to destroy some of Ferndale's favourite residents

"It's not your usual cliffhanger. This year we go on a ride of a different kind," comments the show's producer, Maxine Fleming. 

Underbelly Stream seasons 1-4 on TVNZ OnDemand

Based on true events, Underbelly tells the stories of Australia's bloodiest crimes.

The critically-acclaimed drama shows the rise and fall of real-life underworld figures, on both sides of the law. 

Each season unfolds in a different time period and city, with new crime bosses and the police who try to bring them to justice.

 

World's Most Expensive Toys Thursday 14 December, 8.30pm on TVNZ 1

From Swarovski rocking horses, to £25,000 doll's houses, nothing is too extravagant for Britain's super rich.

Meet the craftsmen and inventors who create these pricey pressies. 

They all go to great lengths to perfect their prized bespoke products.

 

Christmas Movies Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December on TVNZ 2

Norm of the North - Norm the polar bear doesn't know how to hunt, but he does possess the unique ability to communicate with humans. When a real estate agent threatens his home, he must take action!

A Country Christmas Story - A small town chorus singer dreams of becoming a country music star. Starring Dolly Parton.

The Night Before - On Christmas Eve, three lifelong friends spend the night looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

Sunshine Available from Friday 15 December on TVNZ OnDemand

Jacob is an aspiring South Sudanese-Australian basketball player.

He's on the cusp of being selected for the US College league, when he gets caught up in a police investigation that could damage his dreams. 

Introducing Wally Elnour as Jacob, Sunshine is a high-stakes crime drama, that explores the hopes and heartbreak felt by those forging a new life in a foreign land.

Police Ten 7 Thursday 14 December, 8.30pm on TVNZ 2

To celebrate 15 years of Police Ten 7, we're bringing you the best and the worst moments from the past 24 seasons. 

Reminisce with some of the most iconic one-liners, that have come about from 560 episodes of the show. 

The special will also include the usual wanted faces, and Rob needs your help to crack a serious unsolved crime.

Pot Luck New season available from Sunday 10 December on TVNZ OnDemand

Look out world, Pot Luck is dishing up another season!

The show presents contemporary lesbian life, in three great flavours - Debs, Beth and Mel.

They negotiate friendship, family and finding love at their weekly potluck dinners. 

 

Stake Out Available from Friday 15 December on TVNZ OnDemand

Two hapless private detectives, one 1998 Toyota Starlet, and a lot of time to kill. 

Semi-professional private-eyes, Tom and Chris, get a little too much one-on-one time, cooped up in their car as they work to maintain their stake out business.

The cast of Sisters.
Michael Galvin, as Chris Warner on Shortland Street.
The cast of Underbelly Australia.
A crystal-encrusted rocking horse, on World's Most Expensive Toys.
Norm of the North.
Wally Elnour in Sunshine.
Police Ten 7 host, Rob Lemoto
The cast of Pot Luck.
Tom Sainsbury and Chris Parker in Stake Out.











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