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83 per cent of New Zealand watching digital television

2012 Feb 09

New Zealand will start going digital in seven months and 83 per cent of households are ready for it, an increase of four per cent compared to the previous quarter. The transition from analogue to1…

New Zealand’s international screen accolades signal a bright future

2012 Feb 09

New Zealand’s screen industry’s continued international awards success shows local companies are in the vanguard of a changing global industry, says Film New Zealand CEO Gisella1Carr. Followin…

Working groups long-standing practice for broadcasters and NZ On Air

2012 Feb 08

NZ On Air has had working groups for the selection of groups of one-off programmes – usually documentaries – since the mid-1990s. Responding today to criticism of the working group process, NZ…

Freeview surges as digital switch over looms

2012 Feb 02

Freeview sales hit record highs in 2011, with a total of more than 80,000 Freeview enabled devices sold in December alone. The latest figures show the number of MyFreeview digital television recor…

TV viewing hours up as New Zealand prepares to go digital

2012 Feb 01

2011 was a bumper year for television viewing in New Zealand but for this to continue everyone needs to go digital. Research from Nielsen’s TV Trends 2011 shows a 2 percent increase in the numbe…

Grey Power on digital TV

2012 Jan 27

The “Going Digital Assistance Package” announced by the Minister of Broadcasting is “a step in the right direction” says Mr Roy Reid, National President of Grey Power. The package will1hel…

Going digital assistance package announced

2012 Jan 24

Broadcasting Minister Craig Foss today announced details of the Government’s Going Digital Targeted Assistance Package. To keep watching TV, all New Zealanders need to go digital by getting1Free…

Three Short Films To Compete In Berlin

2012 Jan 18

The 62nd Berlin international Film Festival has invited three NZ short films to compete in its prestigious line up. They include the hot new property from Porirua, LAMBS. Alongside LAMBS, directed…

Northland TV Top Of The Country For Digital

2012 Jan 14

Whangarei and Northland regional television audiences are now amongst the first to enjoy the benefits of regional digital TV, well ahead of the West Coast and Hawkes Bay the first two regions1schedu…

World Premiere In Berlin For Robert Sarkies’ Two Little Boys

2012 Jan 14

Robert Sarkies’ latest feature film, Two Little Boys, has been selected in competition at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival, which will run for its 62nd year through February 9th1…

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