Television Archive

Five seasons of New Girl in one minute (WATCH)

Can you sum up five seasons of the bed-hopping, flatmate-loving sitcom New Girl in one minute? Madeleine Chapman thinks she can.

I watched Naked Attraction with a nudist, and my mum (VIDEO)

Alex Casey attempts to get to the bottom of the Naked Attraction controversy for The Spinoff TV. 

Survivor live finale recap: And we have a winner

We made it to the end of Survivor NZ! And, just like as tends to happen in real life, a librarian vanquished all comers.

What will a New Zealand version of Gogglebox be like?

The hugely popular British show about people watching telly is finally getting a New Zealand version. Calum Henderson on why that's exciting, and what it might look like.

The Block, week 3: That’s not Mark Richardson

Let’s take our seat at the trestle table of broken dreams, as we devour this week’s serving of The Block NZ power rankings.

The Real Pod: There can only be one sole Survivor and we are fizzing

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Is it you or is it me? Viewers react to shock Shortland Street move

Yesterday, it was announced that Shortland Street's famous hourlong winter Mondays will transform into a six night monster. And the internet was shook.

Survivor NZ, week 14: Swan towels were the winner on the day

There's one more week to go on Survivor NZ, let's get back in the drink. This season of Survivor NZ is keeping us on the edge of our seat right to …

The Block NZ, week 2: Chlo chokes, Stu and Amy go for broke

This week on The Block, tempers flared like an over-primed diesel heater and emotions flowed down the broken downpipe of hopes and dreams.

The Real Pod: The Block NZ experiences a dramatic solar flare

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

What’s Katherine Heigl been up to, you guys?

Season eight of Suits starts dropping on Lightbox tomorrow – and Katherine Heigl is coming along with it. Sam Brooks details where the former TV princess has been up to since her heyday.

Rabbits, powerpuffs, cavemen: The best of Lightbox for kids these holidays

We're halfway through the school holidays and you must be running out of things to do. Tara Ward's got you covered with the best things on Lightbox for you and your kids to whisk time away with.

Review: Mistress, Mercy struggles against the constraints of doco-drama

Based on one of the most notorious murder cases in New Zealand history, Mistress, Mercy finds itself hamstrung by the limits of the doco-drama genre.

Survivor NZ, week 13: Adam packs up all his faces

Only five survivors are left battling it out for the money and glory, and honestly, it's anyone’s game at this point.

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: Bustin’ out all over

We've come to the end of the dystopian conservative marathon that is the second season of The Handmaid's Tale – and oh my god what have you done, June!

Sweetie darling: Why Absolutely Fabulous is still utterly fantastic

Absolutely Fabulous is one of the best comedies of all time, no question. Sam Brooks explains why.

The Block NZ, week 1: Four couples stranded like a wheelbarrow on a mudflat

The Block NZ is back, and it’s time to rejoice like we just won a Bosch kitchen upgrade that includes both a griddle and a hand blender.

The Real Pod: The spooks are listening

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Harlots: Who are these corsetted women and where do I know them from?

Harlots returns to Lightbox tomorrow with a second season full of intrigue, feminism and corset-ripping good times. The show is full of famous faces, but where have you seen them before?

Wellington Paranormal review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Police Ten 7

Wellington Paranormal, the TV spinoff of Taika Waititi's hit movie comedy What We Do In The Shadows, debuts on TVNZ tonight. So what's it like?

Are these the most explosive 15 minutes of local television this year?

One of this year’s must-see moments of NZ television aired at 10am on a quiet Sunday morning and almost everybody missed it.

K’ Road in the 80s: Westside and the making of the new Kiwi myths

Westside is back for a fourth season tonight on Three. Sam Brooks visited the set and came back with thoughts on how the show mythologises our country's recent history.

Survivor NZ, week twelve: One checkout, one blindside

The final tribal council is inching closer and closer with just a few weeks left in the game, and the twists, turns and blindsides just keep on coming.

And we’re off! Previewing this season on The Block NZ

Tonight, four enthusiastic New Zealand couples begin their journey along the giblined highway to renovation glory.