Eurovision 2014 will be broadcast in New Zealand on UKTV. The channel which is owned by the BBC will show both of the semi finals and the final live. The shows will be broadcast as shown below:
- Semi Final 1 – May 7 – 7am
- Semi Final 2 – May 9 – 7am
- Final – May 11 – 7am
This will be the first time that the contest will have been broadcast live to the audience in New Zealand for nearly 40 years. In previous years it has been broadcast on Stratos, but not until the middle of June.
New Zealand are not the only country on the otherside of the world to broadcast Eurovision. In Australia SBS broadcast the contest on time delay with their own commentary, Australia will also be taking part in the second semi final with Jessica Mauboy being the interval act.