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Get ready for the Paris 2024 Olympics


The Paris 2024 Olympics are just around the corner, kicking off in a little over a month.  As always, it’s promising to be an unforgettable event. One filled with athletic excellence, celebrations and hopefully a great medal haul for New Zealand. So, whether you’re a seasoned sports enthusiast or just a casual viewer, here’s your comprehensive guide on how to watch the Olympics and make the most of the Paris 2024 Games.

Download the Official Paris 2024 Olympics app

To stay informed with the latest updates, schedules and results, make sure to download the official Paris 2024 app. Although the app won’t have every event live, it will let you stay up to date with all the goings on at the games. So, thanks to this valuable tool you can be sure not to miss any of the action.

A few key features of the Paris 2024 Olympics app include:

  • Live Updates: Receive real-time notifications on events, results and medal counts.

  • Personalized Schedules: Tailor your in-app experience by selecting your favourite sports, athletes and teams.

  • Exclusive Content: Access behind-the-scenes videos, interviews and stories, published daily during the games.

  • Interactive Maps: Easily navigate the Olympic venues if you’re attending in person. With info about the games, Paris sights and transport options included.

This fun and interactive app is available to download free of charge on both the Google Play Store for Android devices and Apple App Store for iOS devices. So, make sure to get it downloaded and set up before Paris 2024 starts on July 26th.

How to watch the Olympics in New Zealand

For the Paris 2024 Olympics, Sky has the broadcast rights in New Zealand and will have 12 channels dedicated to showcasing the 32 sports. However, if you don’t have a Sky Box or subscription, then you may still be able to watch along! Thankfully, Sky Open, their free-to-air channel has said they will be screening some events. “Sky Open will play virtually round-the-clock Olympics content free to air, including the breakfast review show and evening highlights show, plus a selection of live content from 7pm to 9am, and replays and highlights at other times.”

Stay up to date with the Kiwi team

So you’ve downloaded the app and you’re set up with Sky or Sky Open. All that’s left is to follow the journey of our Kiwi athletes. The official New Zealand Olympic website has information about all of our nearly 200 athletes competing in the Paris 2024 Olympics, as well as news updates.

If you’re a social media user then make sure to follow The New Zealand Team on their social media channels. They post regular content including interviews, updates and behind the scenes. Allowing you to take a sneak peek into the lives of an Olympian at the Olympic Village. To follow along make sure to check out their channels on Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok.

Now you know how to enjoy and stay up to date with everything happening at the Paris 2024 Olympics. If you need some help getting your TV set up or the app downloaded, make sure to get in touch with the team at Geeks on Wheels. We can even make sure your Wi-Fi is up to speed throughout the home for seamless Olympic viewing.