Over three seasons from 2004-2006, the Idol pop culture phenomenon captured the hearts and minds of New Zealander viewers. Embraced by the public and the media, NZ Idol featured on everything from national television, radio and print outlets, to the tiniest regional and local papers and radio stations.
Hosted by Dominic Bowden
Series 1 judges: Paul Ellis, Fiona McDonald & Frankie Stevens
Series 2 judges: Paul Ellis, Jackie Clarke & Frankie Stevens
Series 3 judges: Iain Stables, Megan Alatini & Frankie Stevens
Series winners were Ben Lummis, Rosita Vai & Matt Saunoa.