TRANSMISSION & BROADCASTS
Status of Freeview New Zealand transmission and broadcasts are detailed below, as supplied by transmission providers and broadcasters.
Sky Open audio issues on Satellite - If you are getting Dukes audio on Sky Open and are using a Dish TV Satbox, you will need to perform a factory reset and retune. See here for instructions
Streaming TV: Normal
Samsung: Some Samsung TV's are having issues with the TV Guide not showing, this is causing the inability to change channels. We are currently investigating.
UPCOMING WORKS BY TRANSMISSION PROVIDERS
Planned maintenance at Mt Jowett site serving Whanganui
Start: 29/11/2023 and 30/11/2023 09:00 to 16:00.
Service impact: There will be short breaks to service as the transmitters are taken in and out of service. There will also be a generator test that will also cause a short disruption as the generator is switched in and out of service
Planned maintenance at Wheatstone Road and Parikanapa Portview sites serving Gisborne
Start: 29/11/2023 to 1/12/2023.
Due to weather and track conditions alternative dates might be required and we will advise of changes.
Service impact: The maintenance will cause a number of switching breaks as transmitters are taken in and out of service and the generator run will also cause short breaks while it is switched in and out of load.
Planned maintenance at Mt Cargill - Electricity Supply - Temporary disconnection
Start: 07/12/2023 08:00:00 - 07/12/2023 16:30:00
Service Impact: No impact expected, genset in operation.
Prime has swapped places with The Te Reo Channel and is now on Channel 15 and The Te Reo Channel is now on channel 10.
TV GUIDE APPS: NORMAL
TV Guide ON FREEVIEW WEBSITE: NORMAL
FREEVIEW GUIDE on CONNECTED TVs: NORMAL
FREEVIEW GUIDE on OLDER DEVICES (launched via the GUIDE or EPG button on devices): NORMAL
RECEPTION or CHANNEL ISSUES?
If there no outages reported by transmission providers or broadcasters above relating to your area, chances are you may have a fault with your antenna, cabling, or device set up.