Our second television channel began broadcasting on June 30 1975. For most of the 1970s it was known as South Pacific Television. In 1980, it became a part of TVNZ when South Pacific Television and Television One merged, and reverted to the name TV2. The channel was renamed TVNZ 2 in October 2016.
Watch the original Good Night Kiwi animation which was used for the first time in 1975 to signal the end of nightly broadcasts on TV2