Mainland Telelvision began broadcasting to the Nelson
area on 17 September 1993, and is now New Zealand's
longest running regional TV station. It now broadcasts 4
television channels 24 hours a day to various parts of
Nelson, Richmond, Tahunanui & Hillsides, Atawhai,
Motueka, Golden Bay and parts of Marlborough & lower
North Island are covered by both 7 Mainland Network
Channel 29 and 7 Mainland Infomation Channel 44. Nelson,
Richmond, Wakefield, Stoke, Mapua, Motueka and
Kaiteriteri are covered by 7 Mainland Local Channel 61.
Inner Nelson City, Bishopdale and Brook & Nile Sts.
are covered by 7 Mainland Nelson Channel 48.
7 Mainland TV's flagship programmes are it's live
talkback shows, featuring local personalities and local,
national and international guests.
The company also operates a radio station and an Internet