National Geographic Channel (Australia and New Zealand)

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National Geographic Channel
National Geographic Channel.svg
National Geographic Channel logo
Launched 1 September 1997[1]October 1997
Owned by National Geographic Television & Film (50%)
21st Century Fox (25%)
Foxtel Networks (25%)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Think again.
Country Australia
New Zealand
Language English
Sister channel(s) Nat Geo People
Nat Geo Wild
Timeshift service National Geographic +2
Igloo Channel 8
Foxtel Channel 610 (SD/HD)
Channel 641 (+2)
Channel 1610 (SD)
Sky Network Television Channel 72
Channel 204
Foxtel Channel 610 (SD/HD)
Channel 641 (+2)
Channel 1610 (SD)
Optus TV Channel 610
TransACT Channel 301
Vodafone InHomeTV Channel 72
Fetch TV Channel 121
Foxtel Play Channel 610

National Geographic Channel Australia and New Zealand is a subscription television network that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. It features programming around subjects such as nature, science, culture and history documentaries.

It also heavily features vehicle documentaries such as "Air Crash Investigations".


The National Geographic Channel is an Australian television channel that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. It features some programming similar to that on the Discovery Channel and History such as nature and science documentaries. The Australian version are operated in partnership with Foxtel, Optus, Austar, Neighbourhood Cable, TransTV, and SelecTV. In New Zealand, National Geographic Channel is broadcast on SKY Network Television and TelstraClear InHomeTV. The National Geographic Channel in Australia has other sister channels, including National Geographic Adventure Channel Australia and National Geographic HD Channel Australia.


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  4. ^ Purcell, Charles (17 September 2013). "NEW TONIGHT: Tamra's OC Wedding, Ultimate Airport Dubai and more". Tumblr. Archived from the original on 24 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015. 

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