|Headquarters||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Owner||Television New Zealand|
|Sister channels||TVNZ 1|
|Launched||20 March 2016|
|Webcast||Watch live (NZ only)|
TVNZ Duke (Māori: Te Reo Tātaki Tiuka), formerly Duke and stylized as TVNZ DUKE or DUKE, is a New Zealand television channel run by state broadcaster Television New Zealand. It screens programming targeted at a male audience. It was launched on 20 March 2016 to replace TVNZ's popup channel that was used to air the Wimbledon Championships. Initially advertised as a male-skewed channel, this branding was later dropped.
TVNZ Duke offers a schedule of programmes which include comedy, drama, documentaries, movies, music (under the DUKEbox Music banner) and sport. It initially broadcast between the hours of 6pm and midnight, and occasionally screened live sport events outside these hours; On average, it currently broadcasts from 10.30am until late on weekdays and from 7am until late on weekends. The channel is available on Freeview channel 6 and channel 23 on Sky. Some programmes are also available on the streaming service TVNZ+.
TVNZ Duke started broadcasting in 1080i HD on terrestrially channel 13 on 11 January 2018; the online live stream of the channel had already been streaming up to 720p.
Licensed from Sky Sport :
Licensed from Spark Sport :
|Picture format||16:9 (SDTV)|
|Launched||17 November 2020|
|DVB 64-QAM on band IV|
TVNZ Duke +1 is a one-hour timeshifted channel that was launched on Freeview on 17 November 2020. TVNZ Duke+1 is available on Channel 12 on Freeview via UHF and Sky channel 504.
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TVNZ also announced a new channel: Duke+1