There were 3 channels at that time. Programs range from domestic, American, British and Australian ones.
||Shortland Street is the most popular domestic soap opera in NZ. Which
has kept going for 8 years!|
It features stories among doctors, nurses, patients and their families.
Watching Shortland Street must be a routine for many Kiwis because one day I found an article looking for a room mate in the classified, which said "Call AFTER Shortland Street!!"
jump to Shortland Street official page
|If you don't know what "WHEEL OF FORTUNE" is, check this
WHEEL OF FORTUNE official page
Many countries are broadcasting this American game show. But during my stay, New Zealand broadcasted the local version.
Prize money was low compared to that of the original version and among the prizes, I saw a staffed sheep toy.
It seems not to be televised any more. Pity.
|Public ad films, such as "Don't drink and drive", "Stop
A critical condition driver on hospital bed, a father abusing mum and kids...
Kiwis didn't welcome these ads because children were scared. I wonder if these frightful ads are still going on.