Deal or No Deal in New Zealand

TV3 has said that they are going to be doing a New Zealand version of Deal or No Deal.

The show will be recorded in Auckland, New Zealand.

They are also currently accepting online applications to be a contestant, if you are 18 and a resident of New Zealand. Application form.

TV3 website: “The rules for Deal or No Deal are simple. Choose a briefcase. Then as each round progresses, you must either stay with your original briefcase choice or make a ‘deal’ with the bank to accept its cash offer in exchange for whatever dollar amount is in your chosen case. Once you decide to accept or decline the bank’s offer, the decision is final. Contestants are encouraged to ask friends or family on the podium for advice; however, only the contestant’s answer will be considered binding and final.”

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  • tvgal

    Yea its being filmed in the first two weeks of April and if you want to be in the audience just go to the TV 3 website and sign up.

  • Maiawhatu

    I have always heard from my family in regards to this show but I have never had the time to actually sit down and watch it. So yeah I would love to go on TV and try and win sum cash but obviously I wouldnt even know what to do.hahaha Plus it would be too embarrassing on TV as I might just stuff up in front of all of NZ…lol

  • Helen Campbell

    It’s about bleeding time you created a NZ version of this show!

  • MrCynical

    I do not get the appeal of the show, there is no skill whatsoever, might as well be called “point randomly”

  • nzgabriel

    I guess the appeal is just watching the show to see if the person is able to get heaps of money and, if they don’t, laugh at them and say to yourself that you could have done a better job.

  • Jedi Knight

    It should be played on Prime or Maori TV. lyke, as if, everyone wants this ripp off show on mainstream TV.

  • sapphire

    LOL! Jedi have you not seen how successful Dancing With the Stars and even NZ Idol were in their first seasons? They were both ‘rip off’ shows too.

    The NZ version of this show is based on the American version and much more glam than the ozzie show. I’m not saying it’ll be massive but tv3 is the right place for it.

  • Leeanne Asmavy

    I think it’s unfair that the applications for contestants on the show have closed i think that they should keep it open until a couple of days before the programe ends.

    Leeanne

  • ell

    not sure what you mean,
    they’ve closed applications becuase all the episodes in season 1 have been filmed.

  • Craig

    Were any of the episodes not aired due to the lack of suspense?
    Eg; someone taking a deal with 20 mins of the show left to air?

  • Jacqueline

    Hi, just wondering id someone can tell me how to become a contestant for this show.

  • Rikki

    Haven’t watched it since the first show – that was a complete waste of time and turn-off!

    But was visiting someone the week and their their kid wanted it on! I was right the first time!:( And everyone knew exactly what I thought of it.;)

  • Girly

    Forget just watching the show – how do I apply to be one of those models?
    Anyone know where to get an application form for Deal or No Deal? Thanks!

  • miss mangere

    hi i love watching your show i also watch the austrialian show as wel,i am a deal or no deal freak i hope you will consider having me on the show as a contestant so i can have a chance of cracking the bank haha thank you hope to hear from you soon.

  • miss mangere

    hi i love watahing your show i also watch the austrialian one as wel i’d love the chance to be a contestant and crack the bank haha im a deal or no deal freak thank you hope to hear from you soon

  • bridee johnston

    i REALLY want to be on it!!!i love it! 😀

  • Shar

    I love Deal Or No Deal. I want to play this so that I can help my sister and her family move from where they are back to our hometown.

  • hi can u tell me if there is going to be a game show in auckland thanks

  • hi can you tell me if there is going to be deal or no deal in palmerston north or wellington