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  • LUMIX G9 Ambassador Goes Wild

    Lumix G9 Ambassador Goes Wild!

    20th November 2017

    The LUMIX G9 takes the outstanding developments that debuted with the GH5 and adds new capabilities for specialised shooting never before seen in this class of camera, to deliver incredible responsiveness, stunning image quality, precise operability and outstanding mobility. In this portable,...

  • Panasonic 4K Blu-Ray® players and recorders now with built-in LIGHTBOX® App

    PANASONIC 4K BLU-RAY® PLAYERS AND RECORDERS NOW WITH BUILT-IN LIGHTBOX® APP

    13th November 2017

    Panasonic New Zealand are excited to announce that the app for video streaming service LIGHTBOX© will be built-in to our 4K Blu-Ray® Players and Recorders from November 14th 2017.

  • Introducing the LUMIX G9!

    Introducing the LUMIX G9!

    9th November 2017

    Panasonic announces LUMIX G9 Digital Camera: New Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera offers highest ever picture quality in history of LUMIX cameras...

  • LUMIX GH5 v2.0

    The LUMIX GH5 Just Got Even Better: LUMIX GH5 Firmware Update Ver.2.0

    1st September 2017

    DC-GH5 Firmware Update Service Ver.2.0 for Exceptional Enhancement of Performance and Functions Panasonic has announced a new firmware update program Ver.2.0 for the LUMIX DC-GH5 to further enhance the camera's performance. Interviewing front-line photographers and cinematographers worldwide...

  • Check out our Tough Tools

    Check out Panasonic Tough Tools

    14th August 2017

    Panasonic are the industry leading manufacturer of the Tough Tools Power Tools and Accessory range for trade professionals. Manufactured in Japan and China, Panasonic New Zealand has been importing and distributing the Tough Tool Power Tools and Accessory range in New Zealand since...

  • Panasonic’s new premium dishwasher range seamlessly integrates into your kitchen

    Panasonic’s new premium dishwasher range seamlessly integrates into your kitchen

    27th June 2017

    Panasonic's integrated dishwasher range will fit seamlessly into your kitchen with the option to match the door to your kitchen cabinetry, or to fit with the supplied stainless steel door. The dishwasher range is user-friendly, energy efficient and uses less water. The products offer...

  • True Black Shows True Colour

    Panasonic OLED: True Black Shows True Colour

    20th June 2017

    Beauden Barrett storms towards the tryline in true black fashion, fending off poor imitations and inferior images of himself. He slides over the line in a shower of stunning colour claiming victory over his opponents - true black shows true colour. Panasonic's latest TVC pairs the world's...

  • 1. TVNZ Cameras

    TVNZ take broadcasting to another level with Panasonic ENG cameras

    25th January 2017

    At the end of 2016, TVNZ made a large purchase of Panasonic AJ-PX5000G 2/3-inch sensor shoulder-mount camcorders and Panasonic 1/3-inch sensor AJ-PX270EN camcorders in a move that General Manager of Operations for TVNZ News and Current Affairs, Andrew Fernie, has said will result in...

  • Murray McCulloch wins NZ Geographic People Choice Award 2016

    Murray McCulloch wins the NZ Geographic People’s Choice Award for 2016

    31st October 2016

    Last week New Zealand Geographic celebrated the best editorial photography across society and culture, landscape, wildlife, photostory, aerial, and colour at the Photographer of the Year Awards. The 2016 competition was a hotly contested field, with 47 finalists-the most in the competition's...

  • Panasonic announces a series of new cameras and developments at Photokina

    Panasonic announces a series of new cameras and developments at Photokina

    20th September 2016

    Panasonic has unveiled a series of exciting products and developments at Photokina 2016, the biggest dedicated photo show in Europe, held at Koelnmesse, Germany, from today. Cameras announced today include the LUMIX G85 aimed for those who love shooting outdoors, a compact LUMIX FZ2500...

  • Jaguar names Panasonic as title sponsor of its Formula E team

    Jaguar names Panasonic as title sponsor of its Formula E team

    12th September 2016

    Nine months after Jaguar announced it was joining all-electric racing series Formula E, the company has announced its two drivers and a new title sponsor: Panasonic. Going forward, the team will be known as Panasonic Jaguar Racing and Panasonic is joining the team as part of a multi-year partnership...

  • Panasonic Presents A Better Life A Better World at IFA 2016

    Panasonic to Present ‘A Better Life, A Better World’ at IFA 2016

    1st September 2016

    Panasonic will exhibit their latest products and technologies at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) 2016, one of the biggest trade shows for consumer electronics and home appliances in the world, in Berlin, Germany, from 2 - 7 September 2016. Under the theme of "A Better Life, A...

  • Panasonic releases HDR update for CX800 TV Series

    Panasonic releases HDR update for CX800 TV Series

    30th August 2016

    Panasonic has released a new firmware update for its 2015 CX800 TV Series to support the playback of HDR (High Dynamic Range) content. CLICK HERE for instructions on how to install the update on CX800 TVs. What is High Dynamic Range (HDR)? Films and TV programmes which have...

  • Panasonic supports Opening Ceremony Performance at Rio Olympic Games

    Panasonic supports Opening Ceremony Performances at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    9th August 2016

    Over the weekend, billions of people worldwide turned to their TVs to catch the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. Utilising Panasonic's state-of-art technologies and long-term extensive Olympic Games experience, Panasonic worked closely with the Rio 2016 Ceremonies Department...

  • Panasonic rated the Top Brand for Heat Pumps in New Zealand by Consumer

    Panasonic rated the Top Brand for Heat Pumps in New Zealand by Consumer

    9th August 2016

    Panasonic has been rated the Top Brand for Heat Pumps by Consumer NZ as part of their independent research and testing programme. Created to help Kiwis identify brands that perform strongly across an entire product category, Top Brand is measured on three variables including customer...

  • Tauranga City Council selects Panasonic Toughpads for outdoor tasks

    Tauranga City Council selects Panasonic Toughpads for outdoor tasks

    8th August 2016

    Tauranga City Council has recently chosen Microsoft Windows-powered Panasonic Toughpads for employees engaged in outdoor tasks. With these new devices, building and water engineers now have a reliable solution to carry out their tasks come rain or shine. Located in one of New Zealand's...

  • New Zealanders rate Panasonic their favourite brand for Heat Pumps and Small Kitchen Appliances

    New Zealanders rate Panasonic their favourite brand for Heat Pumps and Small Kitchen Appliances

    28th July 2016

    Panasonic has been voted the most trusted brand for Heat Pumps and Small Kitchen Appliances and the fourth most trusted brand overall in the 2016 Reader's Digest Trusted Brand Survey. Panasonic's range of Whitegoods also received a highly-commended award, and for the third year running...

  • Panasonic launches 4K Ultra-High Definition Blu-ray Player

    Panasonic launches New Zealand’s first 4K Ultra-High Definition Blu-ray Player

    24th June 2016

    Panasonic New Zealand has today unveiled New Zealand's first 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) Blu-ray Player, the DMP-UB900, an exciting new product that brings breath-taking picture quality, far better than the cinema into the home. Heralded by critics globally as the leading Ultra-High Definition...

  • New Ultra Wide Angle LUMIX H-X012 Lens

    Panasonic’s New Ultra-Wide Angle LUMIX Lens is perfect for shooting landscapes and astrophotography

    17th June 2016

    Panasonic New Zealand has today introduced a new lens for its popular range of LUMIX G Micro Four Thirds System cameras - the 24mm Ultra-Wide Angle F1.4 High-Speed Single Focal Length LEICA DG SUMMILUX Lens (H-X012). Meeting the needs of professional photographers and camera enthusiasts,...

  • New DX900 TV shapes future of television with picture quality innovations

    Panasonic's revolutionary new DX900 TV series is shaping the future of television with picture quality innovations

    25th May 2016

    •    The DX900 is the first TV to be awarded 'Ultra HD Premium' certification •    Achieves certification from THX Ltd. for exceptional picture quality and accuracy •    Collaboration with Hollywood film community ensures accurate colour...

  • Adventure Photographer Travels New Zealand with LUMIX GH4 Camera

    Adventure Photographer Travels New Zealand with LUMIX GH4 Camera

    19th May 2016

    Adventure photographer and filmmaker Sam Thompson recently travelled around New Zealand's Otago region capturing imagery of the stunning landscape. During his five week trip, Sam spent his time hiking, climbing, and camping, armed with his trusty LUMIX GH4 mirrorless camera and a...

  • Shortland Street gets an upgrade with the Panasonic VariCam 35

    Shortland Street gets an upgrade with the Panasonic VariCam 35

    19th May 2016

    In the latest issue of New Zealand's screen industry publication 'Crewed', technology writer Peter Parnham talks about New Zealand's most popular TV series Shortland Street upgrading their cameras to Panasonic's VariCam 35 cameras. Shortland Street Gear Treat via Crewed Magazine In...

  • Panasonic New Zealand Opens New Kitchen Showroom Facility

    Panasonic New Zealand Opens New Kitchen Showroom Facility

    9th May 2016

    Panasonic New Zealand has opened a new kitchen showroom facility in their Auckland-based head office. The brand new kitchen showroom facility showcases Panasonic's brand new collection of built-in kitchen products, including full-size ovens, combination ovens and induction hobs, as...

  • Panasonic New Zealand Partners with Wero Whitewater Park

    Panasonic New Zealand Partners with Wero Whitewater Park

    2nd May 2016

    Panasonic New Zealand is a proud partner of Auckland's new Vector Wero Whitewater Park, an artificial river and water course for recreation, sports, emergency services training, school programmes and youth development. Located in the heart of Manukau, Vector Wero Whitewater Park is a...

  • Panasonic New Zealand partners with Doc Edge Festival

    Panasonic New Zealand partners with Doc Edge Festival

    20th April 2016

    Panasonic New Zealand is proud to partner with the Doc Edge Festival for 2016. Now in its 11th year, the Doc Edge Festival is New Zealand's only dedicated documentary film festival which showcases the best films from New Zealand and abroad from the past year. 52 films will screen...

  • Panasonic launches 4K Smart Ultra HD 2016 TV range

    Panasonic launches game-changing 4K Smart Ultra HD 2016 TV range

    15th April 2016

    •    The first TV to feature a dedicated Netflix button •    Advanced smart features and easy-access video on demand content •    New 'Switch Design' pedestals can be adjusted into different styles Panasonic New Zealand has today launched...

  • New Panasonic LUMIX GX85 camera captures life on the move

    New Panasonic LUMIX GX85 camera captures life on the move

    8th April 2016

    •    Beautiful 4K video and photo capability in a compact body allows Kiwis to never miss a moment •    New 5-Axis Dual Image Stabiliser function ensures crisp, blur-free images and video •    Venus Engine produces vibrant, impressive colour...

  • Panasonic launches new high-performance WINGS wireless headphones

    Panasonic launches new high-performance WINGS wireless headphones

    4th April 2016

    •    Bluetooth functionality and wireless design makes Panasonic's WINGS headphones perfect for exercise •    Flexible 3D ear hooks provide a secure fit and ensures it stays perfectly in place •    IPX5 waterproofing protects the headphones from...

  • Panasonic LUMIX GH4 firmware update brings Post Focus and 4K Photo Mode

    Panasonic LUMIX GH4 firmware update brings Post Focus and 4K Photo Mode

    21st March 2016

    Panasonic has announced a new firmware update for LUMIX DMC-GH4 to further to enhance performance and usability. The new firmware Ver. 2.5 includes the following updates: 4K PHOTO 4K Photo Mode takes advantage of the GH4's video capabilities. It captures a clip of 4K footage,...

  • Introducing New Premium Range of Panasonic Refrigerators

    Panasonic’s new premium range of refrigerators combine elegant design with innovative energy-saving technologies

    15th March 2016

    New French Door models feature stunning transparent full-flat glass panels, free from frames for a seamless finish A first in New Zealand, the BX stainless steel models feature innovative Prime Fresh technology which maintains the flavour, texture and nutrients of produce The...

  • Panasonic launches lithium ion home storage battery system

    New eco-friendly power options for New Zealanders as Panasonic launches lithium-ion home storage battery system

    11th February 2016

    The Panasonic Home Storage Battery System will allow users to store energy generated by solar panels for later use, even after the sun has set Unlike most storage batteries the Panasonic Home Battery system can be connected to any existing solar power installation with little to...

  • Panasonic launches LUMIX TZ110 and TZ80 Cameras

    Panasonic launches popular “Travel Zoom” LUMIX TZ110 and TZ80 Cameras

    14th January 2016

    Panasonic has launched DMC-TZ110 and DMC-TZ80, the latest LUMIX compact camera models in the popular "Travel Zoom" TZ series. Pocket-sized and user-friendly, TZ110 and TZ80 go beyond the limits of a compact digital camera. The premium 20.1-megapixel LUMIX TZ110 has a 1-inch MOS Sensor...

  • Panasonic unveils new H-RS100400 lens

    Panasonic unveils new telephoto zoom lens for LUMIX G Camera range

    14th January 2016

    Panasonic has unveiled H-RS100400, a new compact and lightweight telephoto zoom lens with POWER O.I.S. for LUMIX's G Series Camera range. Joining the LUMIX G digital interchangeable lens family, H-RS100400 complies with the Micro Four Thirds System standard which LUMIX G is a part...

  • Panasonic expands popular consumer Camcorder range

    Panasonic expands popular consumer Camcorder range with new 4K and Full-HD models

    12th January 2016

    Panasonic has expanded their popular range of consumer Camcorders with a new line-up of 4K Ultra-High Definition Camcorders including HC-WXF990M and HC-VX980M and Full-HD Camcorder models HC-V380 and HC-V180. As a leader in 4K technology, Panasonic's new consumer 4K Camcorder models,...

  • Panasonic Becomes Official Ceremony Partner for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies

    Panasonic Becomes Official Ceremony Partner for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies

    11th January 2016

    Panasonic Corporation has signed an agreement to become an "Official Ceremony Partner" with the Rio 2016 Olympic Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Rio 2016) and provide turnkey visual operations for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Ceremonies. Panasonic,...

  • Panasonic at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2016

    Panasonic at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016

    11th January 2016

    The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcases next-generation innovations in consumer technologies. Held annually in Las Vegas, Panasonic showcased its innovative new range of products, solutions and technologies designed to provide a Better Life, a Better World for its...

  • Panasonic Christmas Gift Guide

    Panasonic has Christmas wrapped up with our gift guide!

    9th December 2015

    Get ready to tick off that Christmas shopping list!  We've pulled together the hottest Panasonic products which will have your friends and family rocking around the Christmas tree on December 25th. HX-A1 ACTION CAM Thrill-seekers will love capturing their outdoor adventures...

  • Panasonic Home Monitoring on Good Morning Show

    Panasonic’s Clever Home Monitoring Devices on Good Morning Show

    8th December 2015

    On Tuesday 8 December, Panasonic New Zealand appeared on Channel One's 'Good Morning' show to highlight the benefits and features of their clever Home Monitoring devices. With the summer holidays just around the corner, Panasonic's Home Monitoring devices are the smartest and...

  • Panasonic launches Post Focus firmware download for LUMIX Cameras

    Panasonic launches ‘Post Focus’ firmware download for LUMIX Cameras

    4th December 2015

    Panasonic has launched 'Post Focus', a new free firmware download for LUMIX DMC-GX8, DMC-G7 and DMC-FZ300 cameras. Panasonic's exciting new Post Focus function is easy and fun to use and encourages photographers to shoot first and focus later. After installing the Post Focus firmware,...

  • Panasonic New Zealand launches new Built-in Kitchen Appliance range

    Panasonic New Zealand launches new Built-in Kitchen Appliance range

    30th November 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is expanding its popular collection of Home Appliances with the introduction of a new Built-in Kitchen Appliance range, initially including Built-in Ovens, Compact Combination Ovens and Induction Hobs. Combining sophisticated design with the latest innovations...

  • Panasonic and Plan B Launch Cloud Archive Technology

    Panasonic and Plan B Launch World-first Innovation in Cloud Archive-as-a-Service

    13th November 2015

    Plan B and Panasonic have partnered to introduce a world-first innovation in cloud archive-as-a-service technology. Businesses today face unprecedented and unrelenting growth in data volumes and data security concerns. Utilising Panasonic's Blu-ray and new Archival Disc technology,...

  • Panasonic New Zealand releases latest Air Conditioning range

    Panasonic New Zealand releases latest Air Conditioning range

    10th November 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand has released their latest range of Air Conditioning models featuring innovative new technologies for faster cooling, a more comfortable airflow, and advanced energy efficiency. The new range is equipped with iAuto-X technology for 15% faster cooling compared...

  • Mark Gee NZ Geographic People’s Choice Award 2015

    Mark Gee wins NZ Geographic's People’s Choice Award for 2015

    30th October 2015

    Last night New Zealand Geographic celebrated the best editorial photography across Society, Landscape, Wildlife, Photo Story and - new in 2015 - Timelapse at the Photographer of the Year Awards. Twenty-eight finalists were selected from more than 5800 entries, resulting in just nine...

  • Panasonic New Zealand launches new App

    Panasonic New Zealand launches new App

    15th October 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is thrilled to launch a new App for customers and salespeople from New Zealand retailers. It's available to download on Apple devices from the iTunes App Store and on Android devices from the Google Play Store. The Panasonic App gives quick and easy access to: The...

  • Panasonic presents Laundroid laundry folding robot

    Panasonic presents Laundroid – the world’s first laundry folding robot

    15th October 2015

    Panasonic has collaborated with Tech Company Seven Dreamers and Japan's largest construction organisation, Daiwa House, to create the Laundroid - the world's first fully automatic laundry-folding robot. The Laundroid can wash, dry and then fold your clothes. Users won't be required...

  • Panasonic new Cyclonic Inverter Microwave Oven

    Panasonic expands its extensive Microwave range with new Cyclonic Inverter Microwave

    1st October 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand has expanded their range of popular Microwave Ovens with the introduction of an innovative new model.  NN-ST785SQPQ features Cyclonic Inverter technology for more even and improved results when cooking, defrosting and reheating. When cooking with conventional...

  • Panasonic 3 Chip DLP Laser Projector

    Panasonic Launches the World’s lightest 3-Chip DLP Laser Projector

    21st September 2015

    Offering outstanding projection which takes clarity and picture quality to the next level, Panasonic has released PT-RZ12K, the world's lightest 3-Chip DLP Laser Projector. At less than 43kg, PT-RZ12K has 12,000lm WUXGA resolution (1920 x 1200), perfect for rental and staging, sports...

  • The clever way to control your Heat Pump

    The clever way to control your Heat Pump with IntesisHome

    15th September 2015

    Panasonic is thrilled to announce that our range of High Wall Heat Pumps can now be controlled and monitored from any location with IntesisHome's Wi-Fi Controller. IntesisHome is a cloud-based, external wireless device which syncs to the Heat Pump unit via Wi-Fi. It gives users the...

  • LUMIX Announces VLog Software Upgrade for GH4

    LUMIX Announces V-Log Software Upgrade Kit for DMC-GH4

    2nd September 2015

    Panasonic has responded to requests from professional videographers and the film production market with a paid software upgrade service for the Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera DMC-GH4 to comply with V-Log L video recording. From mid-September, users will be able to activate...

  • Panasonic Fathers Day Gift Guide

    Panasonic’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

    31st August 2015

    With Father's Day just around the corner, we've pulled together the hottest Panasonic products to treat the special bloke in your life. If your dad is a keen photographer, music fan, adventurer or TV lover, we've got the perfect gift especially for him. ES-LT8N 3-BLADE SHAVER Your...

  • Switch to Save with Jessie and Andy

    Panasonic New Zealand supports Jessie and Andy’s Switch to Save

    19th August 2015

    Jessie and Andy's Switch to Save theatrical show is making its way around schools in the Waipa district to educate youth on the importance of being more energy efficient at home. In Switch to Save, Jessie and Andy share some clever energy saving tips on lighting, heating, laundry,...

  • Panasonic Receives EISA Award For LUMIX G7 4K Camera

    Panasonic Receives EISA Award For LUMIX G7 4K Camera

    18th August 2015

    Panasonic is proud to annouce that its LUMIX DMC-G7 4K Ultra High-Definition Camera has been honoured with a 'Best Product' award from one of Europe's most respected consumer electronic associations, the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA). EUROPEAN PHOTO & VIDEO CAMERA...

  • Finalists announced for NZ Geo Photographer of Year 2015

    Finalists announced for New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year 2015

    17th August 2015

    From jellyfish the size of dinner plates to muddy kids being hosed down after a fun run, the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year 2015 offers a fresh vision of our country's environment and culture. The best images of the past year have been revealed in a free outdoor touring...

  • Panasonic introduces ultimate high-performance camera

    Panasonic introduces ultimate high-performance camera for those ‘on the go’

    3rd August 2015

    Panasonic has responded to photography fans looking for the ultimate 'on the go' camera with the launch of the high performance Lumix DMC-G7. A digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera, the Lumix DMC-G7 brings ground-breaking technology to the New Zealand market. A smart, user-friendly...

  • Panasonic showcases business systems solutions range

    Panasonic Showcases their Innovative Range of Business Systems Solutions

    22nd July 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is showcasing its innovative new range of business systems solutions and developments in technology at this year's Business Systems Expo, taking place at Eden Park, Auckland until Thursday 23 July 2015. The 2015 Business Systems Expo is an opportunity for Panasonic to...

  • Lisa Reihana in Pursuit of Venus infected

    Lisa Reihana: in Pursuit of Venus [infected]

    16th July 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is proud to support Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki with a new partnership. Panasonic projectors are being used in Pursuit of Venus [infected], artist Lisa Reihana's new multi-screen panoramic video and sound work. in Pursuit of Venus [infected]  by celebrated...

  • A Smarter way to watch TV has arrived with FreeviewPlus

    A Smarter way to Watch TV has Arrived with FreeviewPlus

    1st July 2015

    Freeview has today launched a new digital TV platform designed to give New Zealanders easy access to on-demand video services on their TVs - FreeviewPlus. Kiwi homes will be able to catch up on the latest and greatest TV shows, movies, news and sports from the top networks with this...

  • Panasonic 2015 4K TVs gain Netflix Recommended designation

    Panasonic’s 2015 4K TVs Gain ‘Netflix Recommended TV’ Designation

    30th June 2015

    Panasonic's 2015 4K Ultra High-Definition TV lineup, which includes models such as the CX700, CX640 and CX610 series, have been given the Netflix Recommended TV designation by Netflix itself. Netflix's designation highlights Panasonic's 2015 TVs for offering a genuinely high quality,...

  • Panasonic hosts the world premiere screening of Little Fire

    Panasonic New Zealand Hosts the World Premiere Screening of Little Fire

    30th June 2015

    On Monday 29th June, Panasonic hosted the world premiere screening of Little Fire, a documentary by New Zealand filmmaker Sam Matthews which covers Medicine Mondiale's inspiring and challenging work. Every year, millions on babies die in third world countries because they don't have...

  • Let the adventures begin with the HX A1 Action Camcorder

    Let the Adventures Begin with the HX-A1 Action Camcorder

    18th June 2015

    Capture the fun and thrills of the great outdoors with Panasonic's new tough, ultra-compact HX-A1 camcorder. It's designed to endure extreme outdoor conditions, whether you're trekking through a forest, on a kayaking adventure, or snowboarding mountain slopes, the HX-A1 lets you wear...

  • Top 10 Products for 2015 from Panasonic New Zealand

    Top 10 Products for 2015 from Panasonic New Zealand

    17th June 2015

    The annual Panasonic Consumer Product Release made its way around the country in April and May to launch this year's line-up of new products and developments in technology. The crowd favourite for 2015 was the Technics C700 2-Channel Hi-Fi Stereo System. The C700 is engineered with...

  • Home Monitoring helping New Zealanders control and monitor homes

    Panasonic’s Easy Home Monitoring Devices help New Zealanders control and monitor their homes

    12th June 2015

    Panasonic's new easy Home Monitoring devices are the smartest way to control and monitor your home, bach or small business. Through your smartphone, you'll be able to turn appliances and devices on and off, receive alerts on movements inside your home, and watch live footage from inside...

  • Fox Sports to use UAVs to cover US Open

    Fox Sports to use UAVs to cover US Open

    11th June 2015

    Golf fans will get extraordinary views when Fox Sports deploys several UAVs (or drones) to cover the U.S. Open Golf Championship next week. It takes place at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington from 15 -21 June. This is the first time Fox Sports is deploying...

  • Panasonic Partnership with Highlanders Rugby Franchise

    Panasonic Partnership with Highlanders Rugby Franchise

    5th June 2015

    Panasonic continues to grow their partnership with the Highlanders rugby team. The relationship between Panasonic and the Southern rugby franchise started last year, and part of the deal includes Panasonic's logo featuring on the back of the Highlanders jersey for the past three regular-season...

  • Panasonic Lithium Ion home energy storage battery system

    Panasonic Announces the Introduction of Ground Breaking Lithium Ion Home Energy Storage Battery System for New Zealand

    3rd June 2015

    Panasonic-developed battery storage technology, unveiled today in Australia, will be available in New Zealand from this November. Panasonics Home Storage Battery System brings more than 40 years of accumulated expertise in lithium-ion battery technology to Australia and New Zealand. Panasonic...

  • Lightbox has Landed on Panasonic Smart TVs

    Lightbox has Landed on Panasonic Smart TVs

    25th May 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is thrilled to announce that Lightbox is now available on selected Panasonic VIERA Smart TVs. Lightbox is a New Zealand TV subscription service which lets you instantly stream TV shows to internet connected devices. It gives you unlimited access to hundreds of...

  • Panasonic Toughbook tablet is helping rescue crews save lives in Nepal

    Panasonic Toughbook tablet is helping rescue crews save lives in Nepal

    12th May 2015

    Hoping to reduce the number of people who are still believed to be missing in the wake of Nepal's 7.8 magnitude earthquake, rescue crews are using a custom version of Panasonic's Toughbook H2 tablet and FINDER technology. Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response (FINDER) is...

  • Entries open for NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year 2015

    Entries open for New Zealand Geographic’s Photographer of the Year 2015

    4th May 2015

    Entries are now open for the annual New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year 2015 - the country's largest, most popular, and prestigious photography competition. Entries close at midday Wednesday 15 July. "The New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year celebrates the diversity...

  • Enjoy an exciting new range of features with our 2015 VIERA TVs

    Enjoy an exciting new range of features with Panasonic’s 2015 VIERA TVs

    23rd April 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand proudly introduces our newest range of VIERA Smart TVs, available in the New Zealand market from the end of April. Our 2015 TV models tick some very important boxes for consumers including affordability, easy-access content, Netflix compatibility, new smart features,...

  • Celebrating 10 years of eneloop rechargeable batteries

    Celebrating 10 years of eneloop rechargeable batteries

    16th April 2015

    November 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of eneloop rechargeable batteries and a variety of activity is taking place globally to celebrate this significant milestone. Panasonic's mascot eneloopy the dog has arrived to celebrate eneloop's anniversary in New Zealand. eneloopy will be...

  • Gallipoli The scale of our war

    Gallipoli: The scale of our war

    31st March 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is proud to announce that we are the projector partner for Te Papa's upcoming exhibition Gallipoli: The scale of our war. In this exciting new exhibition Te Papa combines the worlds of movies, model-making, and museums to create an exhibition like no other. ...

  • Panasonic Toughbook at Volvo Ocean Race

    Panasonic Toughbook at Volvo Ocean Race

    23rd March 2015

    Last week the Volvo Ocean Race set sail out of Auckland with the fleet of yachts starting on Leg 5 of the race, into the Southern Ocean.  The Volvo Ocean Race is acknowledged as the greatest sailing test with sailors battling through the world's most hostile seas. To navigate...

  • Netflix is coming to Panasonic Smart Devices

    Netflix is coming to Panasonic Smart Devices

    18th March 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand is excited to announce that Netflix will be coming to selected Panasonic VIERA Smart TVs and Blu-Ray Players on Tuesday 24th March. Netflix is the world's leading on-demand subscription service with over 57 million users across 50 countries. Netflix users can instantly...

  • Panasonic sponsors the NZ Secondary School Mountain Biking Championship

    Panasonic sponsors the NZ Secondary School Mountain Biking Championship

    17th March 2015

    It was a weekend of thrills and spills at the NZ Secondary School Mountain Biking Championship in Hunua Regional Park. This exhilarating mountain bike competition is open to all New Zealand secondary school students. The event consists of a downhill event on Saturday and Cross Country...

  • Panasonic Branches into Indoor Farming

    Panasonic Branches into Indoor Farming

    13th March 2015

    Panasonic are venturing into the world of horticulture by commercially growing vegetables in indoor facilities in Singapore and Japan. Local Governments are encouraging indoor farming methods to overcome land shortage which makes both countries reliant on importing fresh produce...

  • Panasonic New Zealand releases its new LUMIX camera range

    Panasonic New Zealand releases its new LUMIX camera range

    19th February 2015

    Panasonic New Zealand has showcased its newest LUMIX camera range, available in the New Zealand market from the beginning of March. Camera enthusiasts will love LUMIX's latest camera range - there is something to suit all types of photographers. LUMIX DMC-GF7 The new DMC-GF7 is...

  • Building the town of tomorrow

    Building the town of tomorrow

    16th February 2015

    Panasonic is underway with developing a town in Japan using cutting-edge energy, construction, security technologies called the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town. The Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town is located 50 kilometers west of Tokyo and will produce, save and manage its energy...

  • Introducing the Worlds First Smart Scooter

    Introducing the World’s First Smart Scooter

    1st February 2015

    Panasonic is set to make advancements in green energy technology over the next years by developing innovative technologies that can create, store and manage energy. Panasonic is the top electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturer in the world and have teamed up Toyota and Tesla Motors....

  • Panasonic at CES 2015

    Panasonic at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015

    8th January 2015

    The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) showcases next-generation innovations in consumer technologies. Held annually in Las Vegas, Panasonic showcased its innovative new range of products and solutions designed to provide a Better Life, a Better World for its customers at...

  • Panasonic to Cut Out the Darkness with 100,000 solar lanterns

    Panasonic to "Cut Out the Darkness" with 100,000 solar lanterns

    28th November 2014

    Currently around 1.3 billion people in developing countries worldwide live without access to electricity. The lack of electric lighting poses significant challenges to education and local economies. For cooking and home lighting, firewood, manure, and kerosene are burnt, which causes...

  • Help Us Keep Little Hearts Beating

    Help Us Keep Little Hearts Beating

    18th November 2014

    Each year millions of babies in third world countries die because they don't have access to neonatal incubators. Having witnessed this confronting reality first-hand, New Zealand philanthropist Sir Ray Avery became inspired to help prevent the high infant mortality rate caused by faulty...

  • Panasonic’s Batteries Partnership with Tesla Motors Takes Charge

    Panasonic’s Batteries Partnership with Tesla Motors Takes Charge

    18th November 2014

    The partnership between Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors is set to broaden with the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in Nevada, and the creation of an electric-vehicle charging station in San Francisco. For several years, Panasonic has supplied automotive-grade lithium-ion...

  • Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D Camcorder in Space

    Panasonic AG-3DA1 3D Camcorder in Space

    7th November 2014

    NASA brings an extraordinary 3D experience to your computer with a series of fascinating new videos captured by a Panasonic 3DA1 3D camcorder. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have just sent back some 3D clips giving viewers a more realistic representation...

  • NZ Geographic People’s Choice Award Winner

    Kelly Wilson wins NZ Geographic's People’s Choice Award for 2014

    31st October 2014

    Last night New Zealand Geographic celebrated the best editorial photography across Society & Culture, Landscape, Wildlife and Photostory at the Photographer of the Year Awards. Each year, the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year competition attracts New Zealand's best...

  • Panasonic Signs Official Worldwide Paralympic Partnership Agreement

    Panasonic Signs Official Worldwide Paralympic Partnership Agreement

    30th October 2014

    Panasonic Corporation has announced an Official Worldwide Paralympic Partnership agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) from 2014 through to the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.

  • New Zealand Geographic Photo Exhibition Opens

    Voting now open for NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year

    11th August 2014

    Have your say! Vote for the best photos in the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year 2014 competition. We are a proud sponsor of the 2014 People's Choice Award and invite you to browse the stunning selection of photos on our Facebook page. These images showcase stunning...

  • NZ Geographic Photographer of the Year Contest

    New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year - Have your say!

    18th July 2014

    Have your say in this year's New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year contest. Vote on your favourite photo and help choose the winner of the People's Choice Award!

  • Design Awards 2014

    Panasonic New Zealand headquarters awarded merit in prestigious design awards

    13th June 2014

    Panasonic has been awarded merit in prestigious design awards.

  • Heating tips

    How to get the best out of your heat pump this winter

    5th June 2014

    Staying warm this winter is as easy as a Panasonic Heat Pump. Here are some tips for keeping your home nice and cosy!

  • TH-AS800

    Panasonic New Zealand's Top 10 for 2014

    19th May 2014

    Monday 12 May, New Zealand -The annual Panasonic Consumer Roadshow is making its way around the country this month to launch the line up of new products and developments in technology for 2014. The crowd favourite this year is the Lumix DMC-GH4, the newest addition to the mirrorless...

  • Mother's Day

    Are you ready to make your Mother's Day this Sunday, May 11?

    6th May 2014

    Mother's Day is fast approaching, bringing with it the opportunity to show mum just how much you care. If you haven't picked out a gift just yet, don't worry - we have plenty of ideas to keep you sorted. Where to begin To get started, have a think about what makes mum special. Does she...

  • Consumer NZ Report 2014

    How does Panasonic stack up in terms of appliance reliability?

    4th April 2014

    Recently, Consumer NZ asked New Zealanders about appliance reliability and which brands last the distance. The results were analysed and reported earlier this week (April 2, 2014) on Fair Go.  Over 8,000 people responded with feedback on washing machines, dryers, microwaves,...

  • Infographic

    Infographic - LED vs Incandescent

    19th March 2014

    If you've ever wondered why there's been such a fuss made about LED lighting, this infographic will tell you quickly and easily. Please spread the word about the benefits of making the switch!  

  • Panasonic Partners with SnapperNet

    Panasonic partners with SnapperNet

    25th February 2014

    Panasonic New Zealand announces partnership with SnapperNet, a deal that will open up distribution channels for Panasonic's advanced SIP endpoint product range of phones.

  • Kid Witness News - Daisy wins

    Home Grown Talent Takes International Film Award

    11th December 2013

    Wanaka's own Daisy Thor-Poet was named winner of an international film award last week (December 5) in France. The 15-year-old student from Mt. Aspiring College produced the chosen film titled "Forever Emily" and triumphed over 650 entries from 29 countries. The film tells the story...

  • Consumer Reviews November 2013

    Breadmakers and Home Theatre Systems - We’re Number One!

    3rd December 2013

    If you're in the market for a breadmaker or home theatre system this Christmas season, look no further - Panasonic has taken top marks in both categories in the November edition of Consumer Magazine.

  • Introducing 4K

    Introducing 4k – The Future of Television

    11th September 2013

    Panasonic is proud to unveil its industry leading 4K products to New Zealand and is keen to show you the future of viewing technology. More than four times better than HD at 3840 x 2560 pixels, Panasonic's 4K line offers a visual experience unmatched by any other.

  • Wrapping up the 2013 IFA Conference

    Unveiling the latest and greatest - IFA 2013

    11th September 2013

    Panasonic showcased its most innovative merchandise at the 2013 IFA conference that ran from September 6 - 11 in Berlin, covering the whole spectrum of the company’s market segments.

  • NZ Security Association Conference

    USA Antiterrorism Expert Victor Vella Talks Security with Panasonic NZ

    5th September 2013

    Last week (August 27-28), Panasonic New Zealand attended the NZ Security Association Conference - an exhibition of products, commentary on global security challenges and a sneak peek at the future of the industry.

  • Projector App

    How to Find the Right Projector

    23rd August 2013

    Our extensive range of Panasonic projectors can be overwhelming if you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for. Have a look at our helpful tools designed to get you on your way.

  • Panasonic ranked top Consumer Electronics Best Global Green Brand

    Panasonic Ranks Top Consumer Electronics Best Global Green Brand

    14th June 2013

    Panasonic has been named the top consumer electronics brand at the Best Global Green Brands 2013.

  • Panasonic One of the Most Reliable Consumer Brands in NZ

    Panasonic One of the Most Reliable Consumer Brands in NZ

    17th May 2013

    Consumer New Zealand has released the results of the 2013 annual consumer brands product reliability survey on Fair Go, which see great results for Panasonic products.

  • Panasonic Image App

    Panasonic Image App used on DMC-FT5

    2nd May 2013

    A personal account by Joel Frost who recently downloaded the Panasonic Image App for his smart phone.

  • Panasonic Exceeds Environmental Goals for 2012

    Panasonic Exceeds Environmental Goals for 2012

    11th April 2013

    Panasonic New Zealand has exceeded targets by saving more than expected in both power and paper usage in the past financial year.

  • Consumer Product Release 2013

    Consumer Product Release: 2013 Roadshow

    9th April 2013

    Panasonic New Zealand launches top consumer products for 2013 at the annual Panasonic Consumer Roadshow.

  • Toughpad on TVNZ Breakfast TV

    Panasonic Launches New Toughpad Android Device

    5th April 2013

    Gadget Guy John Buckley took the Panasonic Toughpad on his water proof gadget segment on Breakfast TV, Tuesday 26th March.

  • Finance Team Volunteers to Cook Dinner at the Ronald McDonald House

    Finance Team Volunteers to Cook Dinner at the Ronald McDonald House Auckland

    26th March 2013

    The Panasonic Finance team volunteered last night to prepare dinner for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House Auckland.

  • Steve Price partners up with Panasonic to promote Smart TV's

    Steve Price partners up with Panasonic to promote Smart TV's

    22nd August 2012

    Rugby League Legend Steve Price has partnered up with Panasonic New Zealand to promote its range of Smart Viera Internet Televisions. The company has produced three online videos featuring the former rugby league player that demonstrate the features of Panasonic Smart TV technology. ...

  • Quickflix Pay Per Play movies now on Panasonic Viera Smart TVs - new kids shows launched

    13th August 2012

    Quickflix has recently upgraded its subscription video on demand service on all Panasonic Viera Connect TVs and selected Blu-ray players, digital recorders and home theatre systems to now include its Pay Per Play service.  This means that all viewers can now access some of the latest...

  • New Panasonic compact stereo uses wireless streaming with Airplay

    25th July 2012

    Wirelessly stream music from the iTunes library on your iPad®/iPhone®/iPod touch® or PC/Mac to the new Panasonic SC-HC57 and enjoy it anywhere in your home. The music is streamed as lossless data, so there is no loss of sound quality from compression. And since there is no disc drive...

  • Panasonic - Official AV Partner of the 2012 London Olympic Games

    17th July 2012

    Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation, a TOP* sponsor of the Olympic Games, will deliver the largest supply of its audio visual equipment for any Olympic Games in the company's history to support the London 2012 Olympic Games to be held in July and August. With its full line-up of high-definition...

  • Panasonic launches ECO refrigerators in New Zealand

    17th July 2012

    Panasonic has introduced an ECO refrigerator range to the New Zealand market for the very first time. The products, known as ECONAVI refrigerators, feature revolutionary energy saving technology as well as stylish design and user-friendly features. With over 40 year's experience of refrigerator...

  • The PT-DZ21K Series 3-Chip DLP Projector

    22nd June 2012

    Panasonic is proud to announce the PT-DZ21K series of 20,000 lumen 3-Chip DLP projectors which are ideal for large venues. The series includes the PT-DZ21K with WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200) resolution and 20,000 lumens of brightness, the PT-DS20K with SXGA+ (1,400 x 1,050) resolution...

  • Panasonic Voted Best Freeview Approved Brand

    1st June 2012

    Panasonic has been voted as the Best brand of Freeview® Approved Products in New Zealand at the 2012 Freeview Awards. 2012 marks the third annual Freeview Awards, and this year it was run in conjunction with the TV Guide magazine's Best on the Box competition, with over 14,000 votes...

  • Quickflix launches on Viera Connect

    30th May 2012

    Quickflix is pleased to announce that its WatchNow streaming service is now available in New Zealand on all Panasonic Viera Connect TVs and selected Blu-ray players, Digital Recorders and Home Theatre Systems. The new service allows users to stream movies and TV shows over the internet...

  • The Lumix G Series Photo Competition

    23rd May 2012

    The Lumix G Series lets anyone shoot like a Pro. And to prove it we've armed two complete amateurs with G Series product and pitted them against a Pro photographer. The Ams and the Pro go head to head on 10 task briefs - just pick your favourite shots and you'll be in to win a new Lumix...

  • Bonus LED TV offer on Panasonic Heat Pumps

    2nd May 2012

    Panasonic are offering Kiwi's a bonus Viera 24" LED TV with every Heat Pump purchased between May 1 and June 30. The promotion is set to be one of the company's biggest ever and is an exciting new offer in an extremely competitive product category. Darren Haywood, Product Manager...

  • Lumix GX1 judged "Best Advanced Compact System Camera"

    1st May 2012

    Panasonic is proud to announce that it has been awarded two prestigious 2012 TIPA awards, widely recognised as one of the most coveted photo and imaging awards worldwide. Panasonic's Lumix GX1 digital camera was awarded the 'Best Advanced Compact System Camera' and the Lumix G X Vario...

  • Panasonic DMP-BDT320 Awarded for Design

    23rd April 2012

    The Panasonic DMP-BDT320 Blu-ray Player was selected as an Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards BEST OF INNOVATIONS honoree in the Video Components product category at CES. This means that not only was the Blu-ray Player chosen to be an honoree, but the judges felt that it...

  • Panasonic Solar Panels used in new Christchurch subdivision

    Panasonic Solar Panels used in new Christchurch subdivision

    23rd February 2012

    Panasonic HIT Photovoltaic Solar Panels will be fitted onto all 2200 homes in Christchurch's proposed Highfield subdivision, making it New Zealand's biggest solar community. The 180-hectare site - between Redwood, Mairehau, Belfast and Marshland - is bigger than Hagley Park and was...

  • Sound Bar Home Cinema System

    Sound Bar Home Cinema System

    23rd January 2012

    The Down Firing Subwoofer achieves powerful bass by releasing the sound downward from the speaker unit and port, and utilizing the sound reflected from the floor. By expanding the sound field in the upper front area of the TV screen, Clear-mode Dialog gives the sound greater depth....

  • Panasonic at CES 2012

    Panasonic at CES 2012

    18th January 2012

    The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw the announcement of a number of new developments from Panasonic and featured everything from a comprehensive range of energy solutions right through to cutting edge digital AV products. Smart Viera TV Range Panasonic...

  • 2012 Heineken Open – featuring the Panasonic Singles and Doubles

    21st December 2011

    Panasonic is proud to be sponsoring the Singles and Doubles tournaments again at the Heineken Open (January 9 - 14). Next year's event is set to be a cracker, taking place at the newly-refurbished ASB Tennis Stadium in Auckland and featuring a strong lineup of competitors including world...

  • Lumix FZ150 Super Zoom Digital Camera

    19th December 2011

    We are pleased to introduce a recent addition to the multiple award winning FZ range - the Lumix FZ150 Super Zoom Camera. The FZ150 boasts a 25mm ultra wide angle, powerful 24x optical LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens with Panasonic's Black Box Nano Surface Coating technology to minimize...

  • Win a Mission:Impossible Ghost Protocol Trip to Dubai

    6th December 2011

    Panasonic and Mission:Impossible Ghost Protocol are giving away the chance to WIN 1 of 3,  5 Star trips for 2 to Dubai! Simply purchase a Panasonic product over the value of $20 between 1st November 2011 and 8th January 2012 at participating retailers to receive an entry card. Reveal...

  • 103 inch Plasma 3DTV on show at Armageddon Expo

    10th November 2011

    Panasonic gave Expo go'ers a mouth-watering taste of 103 inch big screen Plasma 3DTV during a weekend of movies, gaming and comics at Armageddon Expo 2011, held at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane.  The four-day event gave people the chance to meet some of their favourite Sci-fi...

  • The Lumix GX1 Digital Camera

    8th November 2011

    Panasonic is proud to announce the Lumix GX1 Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera, the latest addition to the G Series family. The Lumix GX1 carries a classic design in a high-grade chassis, engineered for quality in both form and function. Packed inside its Black...

  • A New Panasonic Breadmaker Hits NZ

    17th October 2011

    Building on the success of the hugely popular Panasonic SD-257 breadmaker, Panasonic New Zealand is delighted to announce the new SD-2501 breadmaker. The Panasonic SD-2501 breadmaker keeps all of your favourite features from previous models, as well as introducing some new elements...

  • Introducing Viera Connect - Internet TV and much more

    28th September 2011

    The Panasonic Smart Viera platform brings you the best of the Internet, direct to your TV. In this video demonstration, Panasonic's Training Manager presents an overview of what Viera Connect has to offer - including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube & Skype - all from your TV.   ...

  • Panasonic Triathlon Series 2011/2012

    26th September 2011

    The Panasonic People's Triathlon Series is Auckland's longest running triathlon series and the 2011/2012 season will see four events between November and April. Two of these events will be held from Maraetai Beach while the other two will be held from Mission Bay. Participants have...

  • Panasonic Launches World-First High Performance Interchangeable Power Zoom Lenses

    8th September 2011

    LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm and LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm Panasonic is proud to announce the arrival of two new high performance interchangeable lenses for Lumix G System cameras; the Lumix G X H-PS14042 and X H-PS45175. The new ultra compact electronic power zoom lenses are the...

  • Choosing the right Cordless Phone

    2nd September 2011

    Choosing the right cordless phone for your home doesn't need to be a daunting task. Panasonic's new range of cordless phones use DECT 6.0 Plus technology, a wireless technology designed to increase signal accuracy and enhance sound quality. DECT 6.0 Plus is also Wireless (WiFi) Network...

  • London 2012 Olympics go 3D with Panasonic

    2nd September 2011

    Panasonic, the Official Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Audio and Visual Equipment category, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) have announced their partnership agreement to make the London 2012 Olympic Games the first ever live 3D Olympic...

  • Panasonic Business Solutions: Papatoetoe Sports Centre

    30th August 2011

    The Papatoetoe Sports and Community Charitable Trust aims to actively promote sport, recreation and leisure opportunities to the people of Papatoetoe and Manukau City. The trust came to Panasonic looking for a full turn-key business solution - everything from top quality Professional...

  • Coming Soon: The PT-AE7000E Full HD 3D LCD Projector

    18th August 2011

    Panasonic has announced the PT-AE7000E, its first Full HD 3D LCD home theater projector with a 1080p (1,920 x 1,080 pixel) resolution. The PT-AE7000E is also the world's first* 3D projector to use transparent LCD panels driven at 480Hz that, combined with Panasonic's original Overdrive...

  • Kid Witness News - Point Chevalier School

    9th August 2011

    Congratulations to Point Chevalier School for winning "Best Editing Award" at the recent Panasonic KWN Global 2011 Awards held at Universal Studios Hollywood, California. The winning entry, titled "The Mangroves", is an education story about a group of people looking to clear...

  • Lumix G3 & GF3 coming to NZ

    28th July 2011

    The G Series range of advanced digital cameras continues to grow, with the recently announced Lumix G3 & Lumix GF3 soon to land on New Zealand shores and due in-store August 5th 2011. Our friends over at Panasonic Australia have put together a great product overview...

  • The Panasonic PT-AE4000 Home Theatre Projector

    11th July 2011

    The Panasonic PT-AE4000 is a Full HD home theatre projector designed to deliver maximum clarity and sharpness in Full HD images. In the video below, the Panasonic New Zealand Product Manager for Home Projectors takes you through some of the key features of the PT-AE4000. If...

  • The Lumix GF2 Digital Camera

    8th July 2011

    The Lumix GF2 is a great step-up option for the aspiring amateur photographer, as it combines the performance and versatility of a DSLR, with the convenience and portability of a compact digital camera. It has been specially designed to ensure you, the user, can quickly and effortlessly...

  • Upgrading your TV for the Ultimate Sporting Experience

    30th June 2011

    Purchasing a TV can be a confusing endeavour. The size of your living room, lighting conditions, viewing positions and your favourite programme content all play a part in picking the right model to meet your needs. The Panasonic Viera Plasma TV range is the natural choice for sports...

  • The Baypark drive-in movie festival

    21st June 2011

    Earlier this month, Panasonic was involved with "The Baypark Drive-In Movie Festival", which featured an eclectic mixture of 8 films over 6 nights. The movies were projected onto a huge 30 metre screen, one of the biggest in New Zealand, using a Panasonic PT-DZ12000...

  • Eden Park LED Super Screens

    16th June 2011

    Panasonic gives you a behind-the-scenes look into the new Super Screens at Eden Park. See the video below for the full story. Super Screen Facts: The Super Screens are the culmination of 25 years of technological leadership from Panasonic Each...

  • Panasonic 2011 Product Showcase

    14th June 2011

    Panasonic NZ presents a brief video showcase of the new 2011 product range. For more information, take a look at the new Panasonic range of Plasma & LED LCD TVs, Home Theatre Systems or Home Appliances

  • Panasonic and Genesis Energy announce credit offer

    10th June 2011

    Panasonic and Genesis Energy have announced they will be partnering up once again this year to offer Genesis customers up to $300 credit on their bills if they install a Panasonic Heat Pump between 2 May and 31 August 2011. As well as the credit ($200 or $300 depending on the Heat...

  • Panasonic and UNESCO Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

    7th June 2011

    Panasonic Corporation and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre today announced a strategic partnership agreement to promote sustainable development through World Heritage conservation and environmental education for the next generation. Panasonic aims to be the "No. 1 Green Innovation...

  • PENS - Electronic School Notice System

    30th May 2011

    Deliver your notices to any screen or projector in your school   Panasonic New Zealand demonstrates a digital signage system developed specifically for schools. With a simple desktop viewer, even your teachers' laptops can become an electronic noticeboard. A...

  • Panasonic Develops New High Picture Quality MOS Image Sensor

    27th May 2011

    Panasonic engineers have developed a new, slimmer MOS image sensor technology which enables digital cameras, camcorders, and smartphone cameras to achieve higher sensitivity and improved picture quality. Official press release follow Panasonic Develops New High Picture...

  • New 3D Blu-ray Home Theatre Systems released in NZ

    18th May 2011

    Panasonic's 3D Blu-ray Home Theatre Systems bring a new dimension to Home Entertainment Panasonic, a leader in Full High Definition 3D technology, today unveiled three new Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Home Theatre Systems with advanced technologies.  The new models reproduce immersive...

  • Shedding some light on new energy saving bulbs

    6th May 2011

    Today's energy efficient light bulbs come in a range of colour temperatures and styles to suit every Kiwi home. So by choosing 'energy saving bulbs' over the old fashioned incandescent light bulbs, you're not only doing your bit to reduce energy consumption, you are also providing your...

  • Lumix GH2 & FT3 Win TIPA Awards

    3rd May 2011

    Panasonic has won three categories at this year's TIPA Awards, widely recognised as the most coveted photo and imaging awards worldwide. Our LUMIX DMC-GH2 has been named 'Best Compact System Camera Expert'; the DMC- FT3 has won 'Best Rugged Compact Camera'; while the Gold SDHC UHS-I...

  • Panasonic Heat Pumps - Q & A

    26th April 2011

    With winter snapping at our heels here in New Zealand, its that time of the year when we often see home owners starting to think about how they are going to keep warm over the upcoming winter months. With this in mind, one of our Product Managers from the Home Appliance team has answered...

  • Panasonic at NAB 2011

    18th April 2011

    Panasonic has announced the release of 3 new handheld cameras at NAB 2011 in Las Vegas. Each camera features a 21x zoom lens, as well as focus, zoom and iris rings mounted on the lens. We have two new cameras in our AVCCAM range:  the AG-AC130 and the AG-AC160 and one...

  • Panasonic Microwaves - New Flatbed Technology

    15th April 2011

    For many years Panasonic Microwave Ovens have been busy doing the hard work for you, making your life in the kitchen easier. Panasonic's renowned Inverter Technology makes sure that when cooking or reheating, food is heated evenly, while improving texture and flavour. Now...

  • Every-day Kiwi's win a chance at a million dollars

    30th March 2011

    Have you ever wondered what you would do if you won a million dollars? Last Christmas Panasonic gave four lucky customers the chance to win a million dollars as part of an in-store promotion. Winners were faced with 300 identical envelopes to choose from. One envelope contained a...

  • DLNA Setup for a Panasonic Viera TV

    28th March 2011

    Most of us have used and are familiar with Windows Media Player. It allows users to play and burn music, watch videos and DVDs and import digital photographs. And, depending on the version you have on your computer, you can also stream music, watch music videos, listen to a variety...

  • Photographing a spectacular New Zealand World Heritage site

    11th March 2011

    Guest Article Written by Geoff Steven Recently I was invited to join a group of international journalists and editors in picturesque Queenstown. Situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu the town is just a relatively short distance to the Te Wahipounamu, New Zealand World Heritage...

  • Panasonic HDC-SDT750 3D Camcorder

    7th March 2011

    Our product training manager presents an introduction to the SDT750 3D consumer camcorder and outlines some handy hints and tips on how to get started with shooting in 3D.  

  • Panasonic SD257 Bread Baking Tips

    1st March 2011

    Did you know that human beings have been making bread at home for more than 30,000 years? It's one of humankind's oldest prepared foods. However, since mass produced sliced bread was first introduced to supermarkets around a century ago, many of us have become separated from the process...

  • Panasonic Toughbook Saves Fonterra Time and Money

    18th February 2011

    Our range of Panasonic Toughbook laptops are not only engineered to take the knocks, they also help ensure businesses are productive in even the most demanding environments. When you're handling a big slice of the world's Dairy processing and exports in one of the world's largest plants,...

  • Panasonic helps bring the world's best documentaries to the screen

    17th February 2011

    The Documentary Edge Festival is Australasia's premiere international documentary film festival, held in Auckland and Wellington between February 16 and March 28. The Festival showcases the very best in documentary films from New Zealand and around the world and includes the following...

  • New additions to the Lumix compact family

    3rd February 2011

    'Point and shoot' cameras do so much more than that these days that it's almost a fallacy to use this term, even for the cheaper models available. Following on from the continued success of the Panasonic Lumix digital camera range, we have launched a raft of new cameras and thought we'd walk...

  • The World's First 3D Home Camcorder Coming to NZ

    20th January 2011

    2010 will be remembered as the year that 3D movies finally hit the mainstream. Hits like Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, How to Train Your Dragon, Clash of the Titans and Toy Story 3 delivered a dazzling 3D experience like filmgoers had never seen before. Admittedly, children's 3D animation...

  • Tennis Pro's try to smash the FT10 tough-cam

    17th January 2011

    The Lumix DMC-FT10's reputation as one of the world's most rugged digital cameras was put to the test at this year's Heineken Open, where Pro Tennnis players Eric Butorac and Jean-Julien Rojer tried to smash the FT10 with their serving. Watch the video to see who won the "serve off"...

  • Panasonic ES-8249 Wet/Dry Electric Shaver

    12th January 2011

    Today's product spotlight is on a recent addition to the New Zealand market - the Panasonic ES-8249 Wet/Dry Electric Shaver. Now you can enjoy dry shaving or the refreshing feeling of a wet shave, with all the convenience of an electric razor. Fully water submersible - you can even...

  • Digital TV is coming to New Zealand

    15th December 2010

    The arrival of colour television to New Zealand in 1973 was a once in a generation event which opened up a new chapter in how Kiwi's saw themselves and others in an increasingly technological world. Perhaps less dramatic, but no less significant, is the official full switchover of...

  • Panasonic a Proud Sponsor of the Heineken Open

    14th December 2010

    Get set for another exciting Heineken Open featuring the Panasonic Singles and Doubles with more of the world's best ATP tennis players alongside our top Kiwi talent too. It's New Zealand's biggest and best men's professional sporting event and a not-to-be-missed component of the summer...

  • Exclusive Avatar 3D Blu-ray from Panasonic

    1st December 2010

    The 3D phenomenon, which broke all-time box-office records after its theatrical release in December 2009, is now available in the home on 3D Blu-ray Disc, exclusively with Panasonic! Through a partnership between Panasonic and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, consumers will...

  • Panasonic People's Triathlon - Race Results

    22nd November 2010

    Panasonic would like to congratulate participants of this season's Panasonic People's Triathlon races. For full race results and pictures from the event see http://www.peoplestri.com/default.asp?PageID=18776 Race One Sunday › November 21, 2010 › Maraetai Beach › 8am start Registration...

  • Win a 3-day double pass to Rhythm & Vines

    22nd November 2010

    As the Official Technology Sponsor of New Zealand's own Rhythm and Vines Music Festival, Panasonic is giving FIVE lucky Kiwis the chance to win a 3-day festival double pass to the event. To enter, simply follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/PanasonicNZ, reply with a tweet to...

  • Panasonic Broadcast Product Release Event

    18th November 2010

    To mark the official New Zealand launch of the world's first professional 4/3" camera, Panasonic NZ are holding Product Release Presentations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Although primarily focused on the revolutionary new AG-AF102 camera, we will also be talking about...

  • The New Panasonic HD Mobile Camera HM-TA1

    14th November 2010

    The compact HM-TA1 is Panasonic's new Full HD multimedia camera built for easy video recording & image sharing.   Pocket Sized Pleasures Small enough to pop in your pocket or slip into your bag, the HM-TA1 offers both full-HD video recording and high-quality photo...

  • Panasonic gets in behind Keep New Zealand Beautiful

    12th November 2010

    Panasonic is proud to have become the Official Technology Partner of the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Society in 2010. Nation-wide Keep New Zealand Beautiful programmes have been running for over 20 years with strong community support from volunteers. The organisation carries out environmental...

  • Better than sliced bread!

    20th October 2010

    Discover the joys of bread-making with Simon and Alison Holsts' new Bread book. In this new book two of New Zealand's best-loved cooks show you with step by step instructions and colour photos how to make your very own great-tasting breads. Learn how to make basic white, brown or multi-grain...

  • Panasonic Triathlon Series Approaches

    20th October 2010

    The Panasonic People's Triathlon Series is Auckland's longest running triathlon series and in the 2010/2011 season will stage four events between November and April. Two of these will be held from Maraetai Beach while the other two will be held from Mission Bay. As part of this series...

  • Panasonic AF100 series 4/3" handheld camcorder

    20th October 2010

    The AF100 series is the world's first professional AVCHD Camera recorder with Four Thirds Image Sensor ( full AG-AF102 details here). To help introduce this new range, European Technical Product Manager, Luc Bara gives insights into this new range of 4/3" handheld video cameras. ...

  • Toughbook - The History

    6th October 2010

    The Panasonic Toughbook range of laptops are engineered to cope with some of the most demanding environments imaginable. All Toughbook models are made to meet or exceed military specifications in our Panasonic factories. The Toughbook has a long history of innovation which is...

  • 3D TV – Frequently Asked Questions

    4th October 2010

    First things first: can I use my new 3D TV to watch regular 2D TV - or am I going to need two TVs? You don't need two TVs to enjoy the 3D experience. Every Panasonic Viera Full HD 3D TV is a highly capable Full HD 2D TV in its own right, so you can watch as much of either type of content...

  • Lumix digital cameras top reliability survey

    1st October 2010

    In a recent survey conducted by SquareTrade, the leading direct-to-consumer warranty company, Panasonic Lumix digital cameras have been heralded as the most reliable point and shoot cameras (Full report available here). SquareTrade analysed failures for over 60,000 new digital...

  • Panasonic introduce new Freeview certified Blu-ray & DVD recorders

    27th September 2010

    Panasonic has recently introduced two new DIGA video recorders, the DMR-BW880 Blu-ray recorder and the DMR-XW380 DVD recorder. Both recorders feature twin freeview HD tuners which enable users to record digital broadcasts in full-HD quality. Besides their ability to record two digital...

  • Panasonic Breadmaker returns to New Zealand

    24th September 2010

    Due to popular demand, the much loved Panasonic bread bakery has returned to New Zealand. The easy to use Panasonic SD-257 bread maker is now available at all good retail stores. Alongside all the included recipes, we would also suggest giving George Dale's gluten free bread recipe...

  • Kid Witness News – the news makers of tomorrow

    21st September 2010

    Kids Witness News (KWN) is a hands-on film education programme created to encourage students from years 5 to 13 to develop their cognitive, communication and organizational skills through developing a short documentary film using the latest Panasonic HD Video and DVD technology. Students...

  • Lumix 2010 winter range

    25th August 2010

    Winter 2010 saw the launch of a number of new Panasonic Lumix models:  the Lumix G2, TZ10 and FT2. Our colleagues over in Australia have put together a series of great ads for each of these models. The Lumix G2 The Lumix G2 includes Intelligent Auto (IA) so you don't...

  • Skype from your Viera TV

    21st August 2010

    Panasonic's 2010 line up of VIERA CAST-enabled high definition TVs now allow for voice and video communication over Skype. Our partners at Panasonic North America provide a great explanation in the video below. Official New Zealand press release AUCKLAND, 17th June 2010...

  • Lumix cameras on Flickr

    20th August 2010

    Alongside being a good platform to upload and share your photos online, Flickr is also a good point of reference if you want to see photos taken with a particular digital camera. The Flickr "camera finder" tool groups photos taken by a particular camera and allows you to browse through...