How to watch the Academy Awards in NZ


Kiwis will be able to watch the 92nd Academy Awards live and for free on Monday 10 February. TVNZ will host this year’s Oscars on almost any screen you have—just tune in to TV2 or visit the TVNZ On Demand platform.

The ceremony starts at 2pm NZDT with Red Carpet coverage at 12:30pm. It’ll wrap up at 5:30pm assuming all acceptance speeches don’t outstay their welcome (let’s face it though—some will).

Can’t remember who got nominated for what? We’ve got the full list of nominees right here.

If you want to make the event a little more exciting, enter The Great NZ Oscar Tipping Competition. Pick who you reckon will score the Oscar in each category and be in to win a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck—official champagne of the Academy Awards—as well as a t-shirt and mug to cement your glory.

And if you really want to burrow through the rabbit hole, read up on how the Oscars are chosen. It’s complicated, but we break down the selection process as succinctly as we could.

Finally, some Oscar nominees are currently playing in NZ cinemas. Here’s a list of what’s showing…

1917 – Find times and tickets

A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood – Find times and tickets

Bombshell – Find times and tickets

For Sama – Find times and tickets

Ford v Ferrari – Find times and tickets

Jojo Rabbit – Find times and tickets

Knives Out – Find times and tickets

Little Women – Find times and tickets

Parasite – Find times and tickets

Parasite (Black and White version) – Find times and tickets