A 30-minute television version of the snowboarding web series
Diaries Down Under has made its small-screen debut on
Australian television to a potential audience of six million
The programme screened on action sports channel Fuel TV,
following the cream of New Zealand, Australian and
international riders in the ''best of the best'' over the
past three ski seasons, including previously unseen footage.
Insights and narratives were provided by New Zealand riders
and Diaries Down Under presenters Nick Hyne, Nick
Brown and Stef Zeestraten.
Destination Queenstown sponsored the web series and chief
executive Graham Budd believed the TV show was a great way to
promote the Queenstown region as a top winter destination.
''Diaries Down Under resonates perfectly with our
younger audience and what they produce is an innovative, fun
and compelling way of showcasing what's hot on and off the
Hyne said his team was ''over the moon'' about finally
producing a TV show.
''We've worked hard over the past few years to build our web
series so we're rapt to have been recognised as
The show was replayed on Fuel TV on Saturday, Sunday and