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2014 FIFA World Cup: Coming Soon to TV ONE

2014 FIFA World Cup: Coming Soon to TV ONE


The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil kicks off on Friday 13 June (NZ time), and TV ONE is bringing fans the best games of the competition LIVE and free-to-air.

As broadcast partners with Sky TV, TVNZ has the rights to screen 22 live games, including the following:

- Opening ceremony at Arena de São Paulo, along with the first Group stage match: Brazil vs. Croatia
- Nine other group matches – including all of England’s games
- Four of 16 Round 2 matches
- All Quarter Finals
- Both Semi Finals, plus the 3rd/4th play-off
- World Cup Final, on 14 July

All games on TV ONE will also be screening live on, and afterwards will be available to view OnDemand.

TV ONE will have a daily Round Up show of all the action which will air on weekdays from 4.30 to 5.30pm, and on the weekends from 5.00pm until 6.00pm. This will cover all games in the tournament.

The host for TV ONE's coverage will be announced very soon, alongside a selection of the best local football experts, including former All Whites players.

TVNZ's Head of Television, Jeff Latch, says "We are delighted to be bringing so much of the World Cup action to New Zealand viewers free-to-air on TV ONE. Excitement is building right now in Brazil and all around the world, and we can’t wait to join in the action.”


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