Documentary Channel (New Zealand)
|Owned by||Documentary Channel Ltd|
|Replaced by||BBC Knowledge|
|SKY Network Television||Channel 074|
|TelstraClear InHomeTV||Channel 74|
The channel airs documentary programming. The channel features documentaries from independent companies based in New Zealand while also featuring documentaries from different global media organisation.
On December 8, 2010 it was announced that the independent owners of the Documentary Channel have sold the channel to BBC Worldwide. The channel will be replaced by BBC Knowledge NZ in March 2011. The channel will continue to broadcast content which is culturally and socially relevant to New Zealand. The channel will operate from BBC Worldwide's Australasian headquarters in Sydney.