VPN used to watch NZ television no longer works

jnaw1956
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HelpiOS
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- Mar 12, 2022 at 05:16 PM
Hello,

I have used NordVPN and Windscribe to view New Zealand television from TVNZ. This week, live TV still works but on demand does not. I get geo blocked and a message that if I'm in New Zealand, I need to "deactivate any VPN or Smart DNS service" that I'm running.

How are they detecting this and what can I do about it?

System Configuration: Windows / Edge 99.0.1150.39

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Updated on Mar 12, 2022 at 05:17 PM
Hello,

It seems that TVNZ blocks IP addresses known to belong to VPN services. Try switching to a different New Zeland server and hopefully, you'll get your access back.

Good luck

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