Spotted this on the NBR website - worth a read if you are considering getting a TiVo.

http://www.nbr.co.nz/opinion/if-anyone’s-still-looking-tivo-just-got-great

"Still, a TiVo set-top box is now great at its primary function: showing and recording Freeview HD channels. ... if you’re not in the Sky TV camp, go get one."