POV check edit

Given the number of concerns about the tone of this article, it seems functionally useful to run a POV check over it. I'm particularly concerned with the wording of the TVOne section. (and my own proofreading abilities) Rocklaw (talk) 08:39, 27 January 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Bias edit

It sure was nice of you to let TVNZ write its own article, New Zealand. It sure doesn't sound NPOV. It sounds like whoever wrote the channel blurbs cut and paste from TVNZ's website - like TV1 complements its lineup with BBC World overnight? and has stuff New Zealanders grew up with, much of it 'award winning'? TV2 focuses on enteertainment and delivers a strong lineup? This article is of amazing concern. 03:43, 18 June 2007 (UTC)

I think the stuff about the role of public broadcasting is extremely biased and needs to be brought back into line with NPOV. There is no objective standard for judging the success of a public broadcaster. The closest you can get to an objective standard is audience share, where TVNZ outperforms most of its peers. Joestella 11:21, 22 August 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

There is some stuff under transmission network that is probably more related to television in New Zealand rather than TVNZ specifically .. what does everyone think about moving this to a generic television in NZ article?

Abeorch 10:02, 13 December 2005 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I agree especially if you can add more detail. ant_ie 19:50, 15 January 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

List of TVNZ television programming edit

I moved User:Originalsinner's contribution onto a new page List of TVNZ television programming. User:Matt von Furrie had place this link in his article on TV ONE.Another similar page to this List of RTÉ television programming. ant_ie 19:47, 15 January 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

TVNZ3 edit

i think TVNZ3 is the same as home so should be ad free

Political Bias edit

This article is cleary written by a Labour supporter. It criticises what National did in the 1990's and makes out that Labour is the saviour of TVNZ

In fact TVNZ is losing viewers left right and centre (well maybe not left) as a result of Labours moves to "fix" TVNZ —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Thosa270 (talkcontribs) 20:37, 25 April 2007 (UTC).Reply[reply]

I agree - the political background commentary is definately NOT NPOV {Gacole 19:13, 3 November 2007 (UTC)}Reply[reply]

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Historic information removed edit

I have removed the information below from this article as it relates to the analogue service that is no longer in service in NZ due to the digital switch over.

Technical notes edit

New Zealand uses PAL B (7 MHz channel spacing) on VHF, and PAL G (8 MHz channel spacing) on UHF.

  • While Australia also uses PAL B on VHF, the frequency allocations of NZ differ somewhat from Australia.
  • Australia uses PAL B (7 MHz channel spacing) for UHF, so most UHF channels are on different frequencies.
  • For stereo sound New Zealand uses NICAM on a non-standard offset from the monaural FM audio signal, while Australia uses the standard European offset for A2 Stereo. With NICAM being a digital signal, it has a higher chance of drop out over distance and from interference than A2 Stereo.
  • Because of these differences, some Australian TV sets (when taken to NZ) are only capable of mono sound reproduction, and many VHF channels may not be received (properly) or come in at all.
  • TVNZ (for historical and technical reasons) uses the greatest number of VHF frequencies in New Zealand.

NICAM stereo edit

New Zealand has a near nationwide implementation of NICAM stereo sound for TV One and TV2. NICAM stereo was first made available on TV2 in the Auckland region in 1989, also during the early 1990s Simulated Stereo was available in Wellington on TV2. NICAM stereo was not rolled out to the rest of the country or onto TV One until 1996 and for some regions (such as Southland) NICAM was not available until 2001. Rival networks TV3 has offered NICAM stereo in all available regions since its launch in 1989 this is also the case with Prime TV. Stereo sound is available on all TVNZ channels if accessed through Sky Digital or Freeview.

Just because information becomes historical does not invalidate it's inclusion in an encyclopedia. Simply re-word the section to show it is past information. Helmboy (talk) 22:32, 8 December 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Should the TVNZ logo remain as it is -   - or be changed to what is on the TVNZ website under their logos? Ollieinc (talk) 02:36, 22 May 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]

In the interests of keeping the information current, I think that the logo should be changed over, but that the old logo should be inserted under History. TheWatermanNZ (talk) 20:08, 1 January 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Requested move 26 June 2018 edit

Television New ZealandTVNZ – Per WP:COMMONNAME Hazhk (talk) 20:15, 26 June 2018 (UTC): The proposed destination already redirects here, so the move should not be too difficult. And I note that many article links already point to TVNZ. It is certainly the more common name used in sources, and the network itself uses "TVNZ" almost exclusively—the website only utilises the name "TVNZ", not "Television New Zealand". --Hazhk (talk) 20:15, 26 June 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I have moved the page.--Hazhk (talk) 18:36, 3 July 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]