BT Sports is British Telecom’s dedicated sports streaming channel that offers BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport Europe and ESPN for people residing in the United Kingdom.
In recent years they’ve outbid Sky on many big name sports including Champions League, Bundesliga, MLS, UFC, Serie A among others. They also hold rights to some of the English Premier League games in the UK too.
Getting a BT Sports subscription isn’t very difficult, but watching in New Zealand is impossible without the help of a British VPN.
By default they block all connections to their service from outside England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. By looking at your IP address they can tell you’re actually living in New Zealand and the stream won’t work!
How To Watch BT Sports In New Zealand
Getting BT Sports is very straight forward when done correctly.
Step 1: Get A VPN Provider
To watch BT Sports live 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 BT Sports. 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 of which city then I’d choose London.
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 BTSports player website/app and create an account.
It’s 100% free to create an account. When asked for a postcode enter a random England postcode.
Step 4: Start Watching BT 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 live 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.