CBBC is the kids channel operated by the BBC and offers a wide range of shows and content aimed at children aged from 6 to 12. For children under the age of 6, they offer a channel called Cbebbies.
The CBBC channel is available daily in the UK from 7am to 9pm and was launched over 33 years ago. Formerly called ‘Children’s Television’ and ‘Pre-Children’s BBC,’ it took it’s new name in 1985 and has been around ever since.
Like most kids television, it’s not available in New Zealand, instead focused on the United Kingdom. They offer live and on demand content through their own website and on platforms such as Now TV and TV Player.
What Shows Are Available On CBBC?
Some of the most popular series include, Harriets Army, The Dumping Ground, 4 o’Clock Club, The Next Step, Airmageddon, Arthur, Millie Inbetween, Officially Amazing.
Got What it Takes, Pocket Money Pitch, Life Babble, The Koke Machine, DIXI, My Life, Endangered Species, Junior Bake Off, Hank Zipzer, Our School, Class Dismissed, Deadly 60.
The Dengineers, The Next Step, All at Sea, Operation Ouch, The Dumping Ground, Dennis the Menace, Sam and Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up, Eve, Operation Ouch, and Art Ninja.
How To Watch CBBC In New Zealand
Unblocking CBBC channel in New Zealand is a lot easier than you think. Thankfully the BBC doesn’t offer any strict checking on who is using their service.
Step 1: Get A VPN Provider
To watch 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 CBBC Kids. 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.
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 CBBC 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 CBBC
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 CBBC 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 other BBC or UK Channel as well.