old3eyes: Looks like those who were hopping for HBO content are going to be disappointed..
"The only other difference in the offering was that Quickflix New Zealand would not have a package of shows from Home Box Office because Sky had signed an exclusive deal for New Zealand rights to HBO programming, which is the foundation for its premium channel Soho."
I suspect that this will be the problem with all TV content. Unless it's been shown here you won't get to see it and the same will apply to movies. Unless it's available on DVD or BD here you won't see it either..
And therein lies the problem.....
As a customer (and simplifying things) I don't care that sky has broadcast rights, I don't have sky, don't want sky, I want my tv, if I can't get it legally, then I'll get it other ways - either illegally, or by pretending I live in a different country.