"I'm really enjoying the service you deliver. The additional information provided by audio description really makes [television] more enjoyable, which is wonderful."
- audio description user
Audio description is an audio narrative that describes the on-screen action and plays in the gaps between the programme’s dialogue. Audio description is designed to fill in the gaps for blind people when enjoying television, movies and theatre.
Able provides high quality audio description for video content. We're funded by NZ On Air to provide audio description for New Zealand television channels, TVNZ 1 and TVNZ 2 and their +1 channels
Do you need audio description for your video content?
Want to know which programmes are audio described on New Zealand television?
Check out our audio described listings page
Join Able’s mailing list to receive a weekly list of all audio described programmes (link)
An ‘AD’ logo will be next to all audio described programmes on your TV’s EPG
The ‘AD’ logo displays at the start of programmes
Online TV guides, such as TVNZ or Mediaworks
Print publications, such as the NZ Herald, Listener or TV Guide