Auckland – HGTV will expand distribution in New Zealand by launching on two new platforms. From 10:00am, HGTV will be available to all New Zealanders on Freeview Satellite channel 17 and as part of SKY TV’s basic package on channel 021.

“The expanded distribution of HGTV reflects the demand for quality lifestyle programming in the region,” said Julia Baylis, General Manager of HGTV in New Zealand. “We are so pleased to be partnering with Freeview Satellite and SKY to reach 100% of households in New Zealand.”

HGTV is the premier source for entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content. The schedule comprises of top-rated U.S. and international series including Fixer Upper, hosted by Texas design and re-modeling pros, Chip and Joanna Gaines; Flip or Flop featuring husband and wife house-flipping team, Tarek and Christina El Moussa; and global real estate series House Hunters International that follows buyers looking for their dream home.