Approach (also known as Approach TV or Approach Television) is a commercial television station in the New Zealand. It began broadcasting on November 7, 1994 in the Palmerston North and was founded by Jack Steviens. Its known for broadcasting El Kadsreian series from El TV Kadsre Television Network, Banushen Media Corporation and Regal Group Network and other international series. It was also the first New Zealanders television station to broadcast Japanese anime on a large scale.


Current programming

News & information

  • Approach News (1998-present)

Forgien series

  • Legends of the Toa (El Kadsre) (2016-present)
  • Team Aqua (El Kadsre) (1995-present)
  • Last of the Summer Wine (United Kingdom) (1995-2011, 2019-present)
  • Only Fools and Horses (United Kingdom) (1995-2006, 2018-present)
  • Love Island (United Kingdom) (2019-present)
  • Stranger Things (United States) (2016-present)
  • Technic Heroes (El Kadsre) (1994-present)

Anime series

  • Love Live! (2017-present)
  • Akazukin Chacha (1996-1997, 2019-present)
  • My Hero Academia (2017-present)
  • Little Witch Academia (2017-present)

Animated series

  • SpongeBob SquarePants (2016-present) (formerly aired TVNZ 2)
  • RWBY (2013-present)
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016-present)
  • She-Ra and The Princess of Power (2018-present)

Former programming

News & information

  • News at 7.00 (1995-1997)

Anime series

  • Kodocha (2009-2014)
  • Hime-chan's Ribbon (1995-1996)
  • Floral Magician Mary Bell (1995-2005)
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