With analogue TV out and digital TV in, you'll need to have a Freeview receiver to keep watching TV in New Zealand. Freeview is the leading NZ free-to-air TV and radio service, giving you more channels, clearer pictures and sound and a 8 day on screen programme guide. Going digital with Freeview is a smart choice - it's free TV evolved.
So, how do I get Freeview?
Righty-o, well, there are two ways to get Freeview at your place…
Freeview|HD (via UHF aerial)
Freeview Satellite (via satellite dish)
Freeview using your UHF aerial (available to 86% of NZ homes, check your coverage here).Freeview|HD Receivers from $79.99
View Freeview for UHF Aerial equipment
Freeview using a satellite dish (available to nearly 100% of NZ homes)Freeview Satellite Receivers from $79
View Freeview for Satellite equipment
Check Your Coverage
Before you buy any Freeview equipment, we recommend that you check the Freeview coverage in your area - and whether a satellite dish or UHF aerial is your best option.
There are some differences in channels
It all depends on your location and whether you are receiving Freeview|HD or Freeview Satellite; compare channels here.
Either way, you'll get…
- Crystal clear, digital quality pictures and sound
- More TV channels than analogue
- One off set up cost then no monthly fees
- 8-day on screen programme guide
- Captioning service for the hearing impaired
- Parental control
So how do I get Freeview and what's it going to cost?
Freeview's free to watch, but you will have to buy something to start off with, those somethings start at just $79. Have a look at the range of Freeview products available.