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Television New Zealand Ltd

Page updated 4 Sep 2017

TVNZ is a national broadcaster, and has a 33% shareholding in Hybrid Television Services (ANZ) Pty Ltd, which owns the Australasian rights for TiVo, a media device offering digital viewing services. TVNZ's editorial independence is enshrined in the Television New Zealand Act 2003, and freedom from political influence is a fundamental principle.


Key Documents

Key Company Information

Entity Form Crown-owned company
Established 1960
Head Office Auckland
Primary Legislation Crown Entities Act 2004;
Television New Zealand Act 2003;
Companies Act 1993
Companies Office No 408578 (Companies Office website)

Board of Directors

Chairperson: Mrs Joan Withers (Oct 2009 - Apr 2017)
Deputy Chairperson: Dame Therese Walsh (Jul 2012 - Apr 2018)
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