Game of Thrones season 6 release date announced

Daenerys and Drogon in the season five final of Game of Thrones.
Daenerys and Drogon in the season five final of Game of Thrones.

The new sixth season of hit fantasy series Game of Thrones will start airing in New Zealand on Anzac Day, April 25.

The new season of the HBO show will start airing on April 24 in the United States.

Sky Television's SoHo channel will broadcast episodes a few hours afterwards, though whether it will simulcast the ten episodes this year is unknown.

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