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Spot On is a New Zealand children's television programme that aired between from 1973 to 1988. The format was a weekly programme with three presenters, based on the format of the British programme Blue Peter where they would introduce their young audience to experiences they may not be familiar with, going out in the field and participating in jobs, events, or sports, to learn what is involved. Examples include fire-fighting, flying in rescue helicopters, visiting a chocolate factory, rock climbing and abseiling, or travelling to other countries. Studio-bound sketches and interviews filled out the half-hour show.

Commonly one presenter was replaced each year. The programme was produced by TVNZ at their Dunedin studios, except for the final two seasons produced at the TVNZ Studio 4 facility in Christchurch.


  • Ray Millard
  • Erin Dunleavy
  • Douglas Blair
  • Evelyn Skinner
  • Ian Taylor
  • Danny Watson
  • Margaret Rishworth (Campbell)
  • Marcus Turner
  • Helen McGowan
  • Sandy Beverley
  • Peta Carey
  • Ole Maiava
  • Wendy Nuzum
  • Josie McNee
  • Phil Keoghan
  • Amber Cunliffe


  • Murray Hutchinson
  • Michael Stedman
  • Huntly Eliott
  • Judith Thomas
  • Ian Garner
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