Red Carpet New Zealand 

Entertainment & Lifestyle Show

With Erin Simpson & Friends

All new digital entertainment & lifestyle community coming to

TVNZ OnDemand 7th February 2017

Red Carpet New Zealand is an independent production to support and promote all your events from film premieres, awards shows, theatre opening nights, music releases, concerts, festivals, product launches, charity activities and special showcases.


Red Carpet New Zealand to deliver to a wider public audience:

Up to 10min dynamic episodes delivered to TVNZ ONDEMAND including studio links filmed at TVNZ’s News Studio packaged with event footage, interviews, behind the scenes excitement and Red Carpet entertainment and lifestyle themed content. Plus; Guest interaction and comments at events.


Interviews and links hosted in studio by TV star Erin Simpson, along with event footage with Red Carpet New Zealand’s team of field reporters Rob Kipa-Willams,Trudi Nelson, Bevan Lynch, Debbie Byrnand, Emma Byrnand plus occasional celebrity guest reporter.


Red Carpet New Zealand covers your existing premieres, launches and work with you to create special joint promotional events. Our services include hosting the red carpet and our media team photograph and video the excitement and glamour of the guests, capturing the freshness of their reactions. We then edit it into a Red Carpet themed – 3rd party packaged high-energy video ready for posting online timely with your release dates. We are also able to add your digital assets and key messages to the video and provide you with an mp4 file of the video and or photos to use on your own digital outlets. (Ts&Cs apply)


Red Carpet New Zealand is the result of Debbie’s alignment with TV presenter Erin Simpson, which has led to TVNZ OnDemand coming on board as a platform for the video highlights reports.


Together with Erin Simpson and Red Carpet Productions, TVNZ OnDemand is delighted to be bringing online audiences a dynamic, new lifestyle and entertainment show that will showcase New Zealand’s finest talent and creative communities.”


Juliet Peterson – General Manager of Digital Content at TVNZ


Executive Producer Debbie Byrnand:

Red Carpet New Zealand is created and managed by Debbie Byrnand, the company director of Red Carpet Productions Limited. Debbie has a background in most aspects of filmmaking, the beauty industry as a hairdresser and makeup artist, fitness industry as personal trainer, instructor and nutritionist. Debbie is also a registered celebrant and Mother of 2. As the founder of Red Carpet New Zealand, she has been covering entertainment and lifestyle events for their own digital outlets since 2014 and has continually added innovative outlets like the “Red Carpet TV” app. Debbie will also cover Red Carpet events and lifestyle stories as a field reporter.


Studio Host Erin Simpson

Erin is one of New Zealand’s leading influencers when it comes to lifestyle and entertainment, as well as home interior design. With a passion for DIY and home makeovers, Erin co-hosts Radio Live’s Home and Garden Show and partners with stuff.co.nz to dive into the homes of well-known New Zealanders for “Celebrity Open Home”. She has also launched a range of Kiwiana art to complement any contemporary space.


Reporter Rob Kipa-Willams

Rob has many acting credits, including the Jason Statham starrer Meg, 800 Words, Brokenwood Mysteries, Waru, Find Me A Maori Bride, Consent: The Louise Nicolas Story and Shortland Street.


Reporter Trudi Nelson:

Broadcaster and past president of Foodwriters NZ, Trudi Nelson has a prominent career in lifestyle presenting and writing. Trudi (aka Trudi the Foodie) will showcase the latest gastronomic trends around New Zealand with Red Carpet New Zealand.


Reporter Bevan Lynch

Bevan is a presenter and MC originally from South Africa, where he focused on corporate presentations and voicing radio and television pieces. He was a regular weekend radio presenter for East Coast Radio in KwaZulu Natal. After moving to New Zealand, Bevan joined the redcarpetnz.tv team in 2015, where he is making his mark in the hearts and minds of viewers while capturing the essence of an event to give it that special Red Carpet New Zealand buzz.

Reporter, children’s events, Emma Byrnand: 8-year-old daughter of producer Debbie, Emma has acted in short films, voiced TV commercials and is a regular on the red carpet. Emma specialises in getting the reactions of children on the red carpet and at events.


Red Carpet New Zealand’s technical team, Steven Samuel Johnson and Simon Schueller, together with Debbie Byrnand have produced several short films including “Pearl”, which won the Avalon Studio Award at TropFest 2017. Their red carpet coverage is complemented by top fashion photographer Neil Gussey, award-winning events photographer Carmen Bird and award-winning music video director Shae Sterling.



Treat your Guests like Stars with Red Carpet New Zealand

“Red Carpet TV brings a touch of Hollywood downunder and injects all the razzle dazzle of tinseltown into our opening night events.”

Sandra Roberts, Sandra Roberts Publicity

“Having Red carpet TV on opening night generates a positive buzz from our audience.  But the best thing is the quick turn-around of professional audience reactions that can be used for marketing of the show.”

Rachael Penman. Okareka Dance Company/Taki Rua

“I have arranged coverage by redcarpetnz.tv at many film premieres, most recently the NZ premiere of My Year With Helen and the Aroha Film Festival. The team adds an element of “show business” professionalism to the event. I have always been delighted with their highlights videos featuring celebrity vox pops and high-energy presenters creating fun on the red carpet. The speed of their turnaround is also very impressive.”

Sue May, Kiriata Publicity


To discuss product placement and promotional opportunities for your brand and help get your products and events in front of the key entertainment audience

Contact Red Carpet New Zealand today


Producer: Debbie Byrnand

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 021 875 321

Head Office: SRA 3 Melrose Street, Newmarket, AUCKLAND 1023





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