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12 months to go digital – are you ready?

2012 Apr 28

Canterbury is going digital in 12 months which means everyone in the region who wants to watch TV after 28 April 2013 will need Freeview, Sky or Telstra Clear for people living in Christchurch. …

From renting to digital – TV has come a long way

2012 Apr 20

TV has come a long way in the last half century as this month marks 50 years since people were able to rent black and white televisions. Since then the television industry has seen the1introductio…

New Zealand short film to compete in Cannes

2012 Apr 19

The New Zealand short film – Night Shift, written and directed by Zia Mandviwalla has been chosen to compete for the 2012 Short Film Palme d’or at the top film festival on the international cale…

NZ On Air Chair appointed

2012 Apr 17

Broadcasting Minister Craig Foss has today announced the appointment of Miriam Dean QC as Chair of NZ On Air. Miriam Dean is the President of the New Zealand Bar Association, Deputy Chair Auckland…

Apartment dwellers to receive special information about going digital

2012 Apr 16

If you live in an apartment, residential unit or townhouse and have questions about how to go digital then keep an eye on your letterbox. Over the coming week people who live in an apartment,1resi…

1000th person goes digital with assistance

2012 Apr 12

Wendy Johnson of Whakatu is ready for when Hawke’s Bay goes digital on 30 September thanks to the Going Digital Targeted Assistance Package. Image: Wendy Johnson gets some tips on how to make…

Television New Zealand appoints Kevin Kenrick as Chief Executive

2012 Apr 10

Kevin Kenrick has been appointed Chief Executive of Television New Zealand. Board Chairman, Sir John Anderson said today that Mr Kenrick will take up the position in the middle of May. He said Mr…

Has the TV at your holiday home gone digital?

2012 Apr 04

Over the next 20 months all TVs in New Zealand will need to go digital – even those at holiday homes. Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast will be the first regions to go digital on 30 September.1Th…

Screen industry converts creativity into economic headlines

2012 Apr 03

Statistics New Zealand figures just released show New Zealand’s screen industry is in excellent health and has had a great year, according to Film New Zealand Chief Executive Gisella Carr. The1a…

Feature Films Help Drive Screen Industry to Nearly $3 Bn

2012 Apr 02

A big year in New Zealand feature films has helped the screen industry revenue rise to nearly $3 billion in 2011. The latest Screen Industry Survey from Statistics New Zealand shows feature film r…

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