Top Town

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Top Town
Genre Game show
Presented by Mark Leishman
Country of originNew Zealand
Original language(s)English
Production
Running time60 minutes (including commercials)
Release
Original network TVNZ
Picture format 576i 16:9
First shown in1976-1990
Original release2009 (2009)
External links
Website

Top Town is a New Zealand game show series where teams from different towns in New Zealand competed in various obstacle challenges against each other, along the lines of the earlier British series It's a Knockout . The show first ran in New Zealand between 1976 and 1990 and made a return in a slightly different form in 2009. The new format has similarities to Wipeout .

Top Town first screened on New Zealand television in 1976, the original Top Town competition took place at a different town each week with all competitions taking place on a local sports field. The show made a return in 2009 but due health and safety regulations the new competition had to take on water with all teams now competing at Jellie Park in Christchurch.

2009 Teams

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The first five weeks 3 teams competed with the top five teams going onto the semi finals and also a wild card team was chosen allowing a sixth team to compete. The winning teams from the two semi finals then compete for the title of Top Town in the Grand Final with the winning town taking home the Top Town trophy.

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Grand Final

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References

  1. http://images.tvnz.co.nz/tvnz_images/tv2/programmes/top_town/tumble.html