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5 Reasons Why You Should Get FreeviewPlus + Giveaway

Do you have a television sitting at home waiting for you to use it? We are all busy with uni or work that when we get home we have already missed out on our favourite shows and news. But don’t fret, there’s a simple solution to that. Make your TV smarter with the use of FreeviewPlus.

FreeviewPlus is a new aggregation service that delivers On Demand to your TV via broadband through a state of the art Electronic Program Guide (EPG). But what exactly does FreeviewPlus offer?

1. Free is Good Great

Free on demand shows and films from TVNZ OnDemand, 3NOW and Māori Television On Demand* on your television, meaning more channels and shows for you and your family/flatties.

Never miss a show (or a game) again!

Never miss a show (or a game) again!

2. Time Travel

Watch shows you’ve missed for the past eight days and find out what shows are coming up in the next eight days. Don’t let TV schedules stop you from watching what you want. Watch at your convenience.

We know your time is precious, that's why we think Freeview can help you out.

We know your time is precious, that’s why we think Freeview can help you out.

3. Search and You’ll Find

Navigate seamlessly and search for a TV show using FreeviewPlus. Gone are the days where you have to write down the TV schedule on a sheet of paper.

Easily search your favourite TV shows with the new TV guide.

Easily search your favourite TV shows with the new TV guide.

4. Discover

Browse shows and films by genre and find new featured shows that you might be interested. Don’t know what to watch next? This feature lets you find and view more content to watch.

5. Organise

Save your favourites and set up a reminder for your favourite shows. In the age of smartphones and Internet, having this feature gives your television a major revamp.

What I love about having FreeviewPlus is the ability for me to watch local shows and news when I get home. With a click of a button, I can watch any shows anytime and catch up on the six o’clock news. On weekends, I catch up with the latest MKR NZ and TV dramas such as Empire and Big Bang Theory. And recently, I don’t have to worry about waking up early to watch the Rugby World Cup on Prime TV On Demand – FreeviewPlus got me covered!

10 Hot Shows we Recommend:

1. Empire – TVNZ (Drama)

2. The Big Bang Theory – TVNZ (Comedy)

3. Nashville – TVNZ (Drama)

4. Ako – Maori TV (Educational)
5. 3 News – 3Now (News)
6. Newsworthy – 3Now (News)
7. 7 Days – 3Now (Comedy/News)
8. Fresh off the Boat – 3Now (Comedy)

9. The Block NZ – 3Now (Reality)
10. Jono and Ben – 3Now (Comedy)

Convinced? Here are the things you need to get FreeviewPlus:
Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Aerial
Freeview|HD Coverage
Go to to check if your area has the coverage.


To get you started with FreeviewPlus, we have 1 AerialBox worth NZD$169 up for grabs. All you have to do is complete the form below. Competition is open to New Zealand residents only. Winner will be drawn 25th November and will be notified via nominated email address.

Congratulations to: Mazed R. from Auckland

Looking for the perfect flat present?

Looking for the perfect flat present?

FreeviewPlus Box (T2100 model) & existing TV, or a FreeviewPlus Smart TV (most 2015 smart televisions come with FreeviewPlus)

Don’t miss out on free content and the convenience FreeviewPlus can offer. To find out more about FreeviewPlus, go to

*On Demand services are provided by TVNZ (TVNZ Ondemand), MediaWorks (3NOW) and Māori Television (Māori Television On Demand).