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TVNZ's closed captioning and audio description is provided by Able, with funding from NZ On Air.


Closed captioning for Deaf and hard of hearing viewers is available on TVNZ 1, 2 and DUKE.

Turn closed captions on by pressing the subtitle button on your remote, or pressing Teletext, 8-0-1.

Visit Able for more information on how to access closed captioning.


Audio description for blind and vision-impaired viewers is broadcast on TVNZ 1, 2 and DUKE.

Turn audio description on by setting your audio language to audio description or Italian.


Able has more information on audio description.