TVNZ among big winners at New Zealand Television Awards

by One News — 1 March 2022

Cast of Creamerie.


TVNZ people and programmes were among the big winners at this year’s virtual presentation of the New Zealand Television Awards, taking home 14 coveted awards.

An impressive array of drama, comedy, sport and factual series funded by NZ On Air and made by local production houses to screen on TVNZ took out top awards at Tuesday’s ceremony.

Acclaimed dystopian comedy drama Creamerie (TVNZ 2) was honoured with the award for Best Drama Series.

Rima Te Wiata was named Best Actress for The Tender Trap (TVNZ 1) and her portrayal of Sharon Armstrong, the Kiwi Grandmother who became the victim of an online romance scam. The feature length drama also won the award for Best Script: Drama (Riwia Brown and Kathryn Burnett).

Joel Tobeck was named Best Actor for TVNZ 1’s acclaimed drama Black Hands, the dramatisation of the life and murders of the Bain family. The five-part series also took home the award for Best Editing: Drama (Allanah Bazzard).

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