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The New Zealand Television Awards recognizes excellence in television and honours the special skills and unique talents of the companies and individuals who create, produce, and perform in television programmes in New Zealand.

  • Eligibility period: First NZ broadcast between 1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024

  • Entries open: 1 July 2024

  • Entries close: 9 August 2024

  • Entry fee: $165 + GST ($189.75 total) per submission

You can find the full Terms and Conditions and when you are ready, you can enter your nominations here

NZTVA Categories 2024

  1. NZ On Air Best Drama

  2. Best Comedy

  3. Best Factual Series

  4. NZ On Air Best Documentary

  5. Best Original Reality Series

  6. Best Format Reality Series

  7. Best Current Affairs Programme

  8. NZ On Air Best Children’s Programme

  9. Te Māngai Pāho Best Māori Programme

  10. Te Māngai Pāho Best Reo Māori Programme

  11. NZ On Air Best Pasifika Programme

  12. Best News Coverage

  13. Best Sports Programme

  14. Best Live Event Coverage

  15. Best Entertainment Programme

  16. Best Director: Documentary / Factual

  17. Screen Auckland Director: Drama / Comedy Drama 

  18. Best Actress

  19. Best Supporting Actress 

  20. Best Actor

  21. Best Supporting Actor  

  22. Reporter of the Year

  23. Best Presenter: Entertainment

  24. Best Presenter: News and Current Affairs

  25. Television Personality of the Year*

  26. Television Legend**

  27. Best Editing: Documentary / Factual

  28. Best Editing: Drama / Comedy Drama

  29. Best Camerawork: Documentary / Factual

  30. Best Director: Multi Camera

  31. Images & Sound Best Cinematography: Drama / Comedy Drama

  32. Best Contribution to a Soundtrack

  33. Images & Sound Best Original Score

  34. Best Post Production Design

  35. Best Production Design 

  36. Best Costume Design

  37. Best Makeup Design

  38. Best Script: Comedy

  39. Best Script: Drama

*Finalists in this category are selected by the NZTV Awards committee; no entries are sought.

**Finalists in this category are selected by the NZTV Awards committee; no entries are sought, however, nominations are invited by interested parties; individuals may not nominate themselves.
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