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List of popular Television New Zealand shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Television New Zealand TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Television New Zealand TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Television New Zealand, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

List is made up of many different shows, including Dancing with the Stars and Shortland Street.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Television New Zealand on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Television New Zealand TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Television New Zealand television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Television New Zealand network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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The Almighty Johnsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
ManoelRebeloAbranches added Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman
The Almighty Johnsons is a New Zealand fantasy comedy/drama television series, which was created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang and is produced by South Pacific Pictures and aired from 7 ...more

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Outrageous Fortune is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
_1441456623825 added Outrageous Fortune Antony Starr, Grant Bowler, Antonia Prebble
Outrageous Fortune is a New Zealand comedy-drama television series, which ran from 12 July 2005 to 9 November 2010 on TV3. The series followed the lives of the career criminal West family after ...more

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Police Ten 7 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Police Ten 7
Police Ten 7 is a New Zealand reality television show, produced by Screentime with the assistance of the New Zealand Police for Television New Zealand's TV2. The show profiles wanted criminals ...more

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Westside is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Franco added Westside Antonia Prebble, David de Lautour, Dan Musgrove

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This Is Not My Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Charles Mesure, John Bach, Tania Nolan
This Is Not My Life is a 2010 New Zealand television mystery thriller airing on Television New Zealand's TV ONE channel on Thursday nights. The program centres on Alec Ross, played by Charles ...more

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Step Dave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Franco added Sia Trokenheim, Jono Kenyon, Rawiri Jobe

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The Cult is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Renato Bartolomei, Latham Gaines, Gareth Reeves
The Cult is a New Zealand serial drama television series in which a group of people try to rescue their loved ones from a mysterious cult called Two Gardens. The Cult held the 8:30-9:30 spot on ...more

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Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
David McPhail, Paul McLaughlin, Jason Hoyte
Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby is a satirical New Zealand television series, created and written by Danny Mulheron, Dave Armstrong and Tom Scott. It stars David McPhail as the titular Mr Gormsby, ...more

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Strassman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Strassman

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Go Girls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Franco added Go Girls Anna Hutchison, Jay Ryan, Matt Whelan
Go Girls is a New Zealand comedy/drama television series that has been the subject of a US adaptation, whose first four seasons centered on four adult friends, three female and one male, living ...more

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Diplomatic Immunity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Lesley-Ann Brandt, Craig Parker, John Leigh
Diplomatic Immunity is a New Zealand comedy that follows the misadventures at the consulate of The Most Royal Kingdom of Feausi and a fallen New Zealand Foreign Affairs high-flier who has been ...more

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Top Town is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Top Town
Top Town was a New Zealand game show series where teams from different towns in New Zealand competed in various obstacle challenges against each other, along the lines of the earlier British ...more

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The Insider's Guide To Happine... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
The Insider's Guide To Happiness Madeleine Sami, Paolo Rotondo, Loren Horsley
The Insiders Guide To Happiness is a New Zealand drama series that explores the lives of a group of six previously unconnected people. Each life is connected by a bizarre car accident, the ...more

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The Unauthorised History of Ne... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
The Unauthorised History of New Zealand
The Unauthorised History of New Zealand is a New Zealand comedic history talk show series that tells the "real truth" behind the history of New Zealand. Some of the archive footage ...more

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Saturday Disney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Saturday Disney Vicki Lin
Saturday Disney was a New Zealand Saturday morning children's series. The last episode aired in 2006, with Studio 2 taking on the Saturday show, called Studio 2 Saturday which finished later ...more

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NZ Smashes Guinness World Reco... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
NZ Smashes Guinness World Records Marc Ellis

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Million Dollar Catch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Million Dollar Catch

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Jackson's Wharf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Jackson's Wharf Stephen Whittaker, Sara Wiseman, Paul McLaughlin
Jackson's Wharf was a New Zealand television series created by Gavin Strawhan and Rachel Lang. Set in a fictional coastal town, the series told the story of a sibling rivalry between brothers ...more

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Duggan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Duggan John Bach
Duggan was a TVNZ police drama from 1997, featuring New Zealand actor John Bach as Detective Inspector John Duggan and Fiona Mogridge as Ruth Duggan. Unlike other New Zealand police drama ...more

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Play School is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Brooke Satchwell, Jay Laga'aia, Justine Clarke
Play School is an Australian Gold Logie award-winning educational television show for children produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It is the longest-running children's show in ...more

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Jase TV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Jase TV
Jase TV was a short-lived New Zealand children's television show in which hosts Jason Gunn and Thingee introduced cartoons. It aired on TVNZ in 1992 and eventually led into The Son of a Gunn

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20/20 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Elizabeth Vargas, David Muir, Barbara Walters
20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978. Created by ABC News executive Roone Arledge, the show was designed similarly to CBS's 60 Minutes ...more

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Sensing Murder is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Rebecca Gibney
Sensing Murder is a television series in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States, in which alleged psychics are asked to act as psychic detectives to help provide evidence that might be ...more

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Radio with Pictures is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Radio with Pictures
Radio with Pictures was an early music video program, airing on New Zealand broadcaster TV2 from 1976 to 1989. "RadPix" aired as a weekly, late night series featuring adult and ...more

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Shortland Street Secrets is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Television New Zealand TV Shows
Shortland Street Secrets