So you want to learn how to watch BBC Sport in New Zealand? If you visit the official website right now, despite loading, none of the actual video content will play. Instead you’ll get an error message. We can bypass that within a few minutes.
BBC Sport doesn’t stream major sports such as the premier league, champions league or rugby world cup. What they do offer is access to smaller events such as the North West 200, Isle of Man TT as well as local football such as the Northern Ireland league.
They also offer american football, athletics, basketball, boxing, cricket, darts, disability sports and events such as the netball world cup, tour de france and rugby league.
When live sports aren’t on, they offer some of the best highlights shows which are also free to watch.
BBC Sports also offers catch up shows in multiple locations such as England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland offering shows such as Formula 1 recaps, local golf and cycling stages.
They also offer a large collection of radio channels and news on their website.
How To Watch BBC Sport In New Zealand
Getting started only takes a few minutes:
Step 1: Get A VPN Provider
To watch BBC Sport live and on demand in New Zealand for free you’ll need to use the best VPN provider to pretend you’re in the United Kingdom.
There are many different VPN providers out there on the web, from our experience the cheapest and most affordable option is PureVPN.
You’ll be able to buy a VPN using your New Zealand credit card/Paypal.
Step 2: Download & Install VPN Application
You’ll need to decide how you plan on accessing BBC Sport. You could use your smart TV, Apple TV or just a computer web browser.
You’ll need to download the PureVPN Application to your device first, then their app or visit their website.
Login with the details you were provided via email during signup.
Step 3: Choose British Server
You’ll now need to connect through to a UK based server. If you’re given an option, you need to choose whether you want local content. For example if you want Northern Ireland football you need to choose Belfast. If England then London and Scotland choose Glasgow etc.
You’ll be advised by the VPN app once your IP has changed and you’re routing your connection via the UK.
You’ll now be able to go to the BBC Sport website or app and create an account.
It’s 100% free to create an account. When asked for a postcode enter a random postcode.
Step 4: Start Watching BBC Sports
Search for the tournament on the website search box, although it’s likely going to be on the homepage.
You’ll now be able to play any of the on demand content available.
Keep your account and watch again every night.
There you have it, four of the simplest steps ever to start watching BBC Sports in New Zealand for free. You don’t need a satellite connection, an expensive cable plan or even a fully fledged VPN, with PureVPN you can get started for under a few dollars per month.
Your VPN can then unlock pretty much any channel in the world too.