Food Network (New Zealand)

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Food Network
Food Network New Logo.png
Launched1 November 2005; 14 years ago (2005-11-01)
Owned byDiscovery Networks Asia Pacific (2014-present)
The Living Channel New Zealand Limited (2005-2014)
Picture format16:9 576i SDTV
CountryNew Zealand
Formerly calledFood TV (2005-2018)
Sister channel(s)
WebsiteFood Network
SkyChannel 018
Vodafone TVChannel 018

Food Network is a New Zealand pay television channel. The channel focuses entirely on programming relating to food. It is based in Auckland and is New Zealand's only channel dedicated to the food, wine and restaurant society. [1]

The channel was launched on Sky on 1 November 2005 as Food TV by The Living Channel New Zealand Limited.

The Living Channel New Zealand Limited, which owned Food TV as well as sister channel Living was acquired by Discovery Communications on July 2, 2014. [2]

On 1 December 2018, Food TV was rebranded as a localised version of the American Food Network. [3]


Some of the programming that Food Network currently airs includes the following:

Food TV logo used from 2014-2018


  1. ^ "Food Network". Sky Network Television. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Discovery invests in the New Zealand market with the acquisition of two local channels". Discovery Communications. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Christmas comes early as Food Network launches on Sky". Sky Network Television. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 30 November 2018.

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