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Frequently Asked Questions

On an analogue TV or via Freeview Satellite (DTH)
Using your remote control, press the Text button to display Teletext (this is sometimes represented by the letters 'TXT' or as three horizontal lines) > dial 801 > if the programme has captions, they will begin displaying within 10 seconds.  

Via Freeview HD (DTT)
Using your Freeview TV or set-top box remote, press the Subtitle button (this is sometimes represented by the letters 'SUB' or a line of dots at the bottom of a square) > if the programme has captions, they will begin displaying within 10 seconds.  

Via IGLOO
- Press Menu > select Settings > Display > set the subtitle language to English
- To turn off, set the subtitle language to ‘Subtitles Off’

Via Tivo
Using your remote, press the Info button > select the ear icon.

Via SKY
Using your remote control, press the Text button to display Teletext > dial 801 > if the programme has captions, they will begin displaying within 10 seconds.

Via MySKY HDi
Using your remote, press Menu > select Setup > Closed Captions On

 

Which channels have captions?

It depends which platform you are accessing television on.

Analogue: captions offered on TV ONE, TV2, TV3.

Freeview HD (DTT): captions offered on TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1, TV3, TV3 plus 1 and FOUR.

Freeview Satellite (DTH): captions offered on TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1, TV3, TV3 plus 1 and FOUR.

IGLOO: captions offered on TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1, TVNZ Heartland and on TV3, TV3 plus 1, FOUR and some Sky channels.

SKY: captions offered on the following channels: TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1, TVNZ Heartland and some Sky channels. Captions are available on TV3 for Auckland SKY SD customers only. Those outside of Auckland can set their region to Auckland to enable captions for TV3.

MySKY HDi: captions offered on the following channels: TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1, TVNZ Heartland, TV3, TV3 plus 1, FOUR and on some Sky channels.

TiVo: TV ONE, TV2, TV ONE plus 1, TV3, TV3 plus 1 and FOUR.

 

To find out which programmes are captioned:

Web
Check out TVNZ's TV Guide to see which programmes have captions. Look for the ear symbol.

Print Publications
The Listener (indicated by a black square), TV Guide (indicated by a black dot) and the NZ Herald (indicated by 'T')

Ear symbol
Captioned programmes are also indicated by the ear symbol at the beginning of the programme.

Electronic programme guide on Freeview TVs 
Press the EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) button on your TV or set-top-box remote. Scroll through the programmes, and at the bottom of the synopsis for each programme there will be an ear symbol if the programme is captioned.