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#265584 29-Jan-2020 14:11
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This is an attempt to track which of the various LEGAL NZ Streaming services work with an Amazon Fire Stick, and is an addition to the existing LEGAL video, movies and TV download and streaming options in New Zealand thread.

 

 

 

Native Amazon App Store NZ Services

 

  • None at present

Side-loaded Android (TV) APK

 

  • TVNZ (1.2.1)
  • Lightbox (1.0.2)
  • Freeview NZ (1.3.9 - old version) - Some channels may no longer work
  • Spark Sport (1.2.0) - Need confirmation

Kodi Based

 

  • TVNZ
  • 3Now
  • LightBox
  • Spark Sport
  • PlayStuff

Amazon App Store International Services that work in NZ (without vpn)

 

  • Netflix
  • Uefa.tv
  • YouTube
  • Vevo
  • Disney +

Please DM me or add a comment if you've got a newer APK to work or found a better approach for watching any of the NZ TV services on a Fire Stick.

 

For Kodi you need to install version 18.x for Widevine DRM support.





Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat APAC a Technology Evangelist and Product Manager. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.


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  #2440296 17-Mar-2020 20:44
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Ok Im new to the Fire TV Stick I been googling and I cant seem to find any help regarding getting Freeview on demand onto this thing. Anyone care to advise?

 

 

 

Thanks

 

Ian


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  #2440356 17-Mar-2020 22:19
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google "SIMPLE FREEVIEW NZ IPTV KODI SETUP (WITH FULL GUIDE & RADIO)"


 
 
 
 


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  #2440515 18-Mar-2020 09:15
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Ok thanks for the link......maybe I should have been a little more specific, what I was after is the possibilty of using the Freeview on demand apk directly without going through Kodi as it would be alot cleaner for the rest of the family to use. I guess I should have gone with the Smart VU instead of the FireStick TV.....lesson learned lol.

 

 


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  #2440566 18-Mar-2020 10:19
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Good luck! I have an Android TV device and watch freeview through live channels. I also have a Fire TV box (1st gen). While I have side loaded NZ streaming apps, there are glitches in how they function so in the end, removed them all and accessed the streams via Kodi on the said device. Not as good as the native app on an approved device but still quite usable, without the glitches too.



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  #2448009 27-Mar-2020 13:52
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Just added a section for supported international services as Uefa.tv has just launched and works well on the Fire TV.

 

It also appears that the free Amazon Prime Video kids content works without any Geo IP issues.





Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat APAC a Technology Evangelist and Product Manager. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.


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