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TVNZ To Broadcast All Blacks Tour Free-To-Air


TVNZ and TelstraSaturn have finalised an agreement that will enable all New Zealander's to watch the upcoming All Blacks tour of Ireland, Scotland and Argentina on free to air television.

TV ONE will provide delayed coverage of all three tests at 4pm on three consecutive Sundays. The test against Ireland will screen on 18 November, the test against Scotland on 25 November, while the final test of the tour in Argentina will screen on 2 December.

TVNZ Chief Executive Rick Ellis said that the agreement with TelstraSaturn reconfirms TVNZ's commitment to world class rugby.

"TVNZ is delighted to be bringing free to air coverage of this All Black tour to all New Zealanders and to add to its existing commitment of providing coverage of international sevens rugby and the upcoming Rugby World Cup," said Mr Ellis.

For further information please contact: TVNZ General Manager Public Affairs on 09-916 7565 or 021-461 775.

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