CountryNew Zealand
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery International
ParentWarner Bros. Discovery New Zealand
Sister channels
Launched21 March 2022 (2022-03-21)
ReplacedBreeze TV

Rush is a New Zealand television channel owned and operated by Warner Bros. Discovery, broadcast via the state-owned Kordia transmission network, Sky and on the website ThreeNow. The channel launched on 21 March 2022. Rush focuses on adventure shows such as Man vs Wild, Manhunt With Joel Lambert, Deadliest Catch and Treehouse Masters.

The channel shares its name, partial ownership and some of its programming with Australian TV channel 9Rush.


In 2021, Discovery New Zealand announced its plans to restructure several of its TV channels for 2022, including the addition of Rush, intended to reach a younger male audience.[1][2] Rush launched on 21 March 2022. After the closure of The Edge TV, Breeze TV and the rebranding of Choice TV, Rush (with sister channel eden) started transmission on old Choice TV Freeview channel 14 and Sky TV channel 24.[3][4]


  1. ^ Anderson, Justin (10 November 2021). "Discovery unveils New Zealand expansion plans for 2022". RealScreen. Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  2. ^ Venuto, Damien (9 November 2021). "Discovery announces two new TV channels for NZ". NZ Herald. Retrieved 21 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Freeview announces major changes to its channel line-up". Freeview. Retrieved 20 March 2022.
  4. ^ Nealon, Sarah (10 March 2022). "What are the new TV channels Eden and Rush launching in New Zealand?". Stuff.