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TVNZ+ Specs and Deadlines


General Info

  • If requested creative materials do not meet the specifications expressed below, TVNZ will be unable to commence the campaign (applicable for all advertising).
  • All HTML5 creative is to be 3rd party hosted with an adserving tag provided.
  • All video creative must be no louder than -24LKFS.
  • All creative specifications are based off the IAB standards which can be viewed here.



  • Standard advertising units must be received no later than 3 working days prior to the commencement of the campaign.
  • Please reach out to your TVNZ Business Manager for advanced video specs, timelines and deadlines.
Alcohol and mature audience advertising restrictions
  • Alcohol video ads will be targeted to viewers no younger than 18 years old with an additional layer of targeting to shows with appropriate content ratings e.g AO
  • Alcohol standard display and Ad on Pause ads will be targeted to viewers no younger than 18 years old and time targeted between 2030 and 0600.
  • It is the responsibility of the advertiser to ensure all ASA/ LAPPS alcohol guidelines have been adhered to.
  • Video ads with a CAB classification of M (mature audiences) will receive restrictions in line with TVNZ+ alcohol guidelines as outlined above across both video and display formats. Where a CAB classification is not available it is at the discretion of TVNZ if mature rating restrictions must be put in place. Frequency capping will be applied for video ads classified M; the level of frequency capping required to be decided by TVNZ in consultation with the client upon review of the campaign-specific video creative.
  • TVNZ does not accept vaping advertising across the network.


Video Specs

Display Specs

Advanced Video Specs

If you’d like to discuss bespoke solutions please contact your TVNZ Business Manager. 


TVNZ+ Show Sponsorship

  • TVNZ Show Sponsorship gives you a unique opportunity to align your brand with an individual show
  • See the link below for the full show sponsorship specs
  • For specs specific to your sponsorship please contact your TVNZ Project Manager

Digital Sponsorship Specs 


Sponsorship Assets by Device