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Allocation of New Non-Commercial Radio Licence

2011 Oct 25

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has confirmed the allocation of a new FM radio licence for non-commercial use in the Hamilton area. The successful applicant is the Waikato Community1Broadcas…

Hawke’s Bay and West Coast countdown for digital TV switch

2011 Sep 30

Today marks one year before New Zealand starts making the full switch to digital television in stages, and viewers who are not already watching digital should start planning their switch now, says1B…

Consultation process for screen sector work programme

2011 Sep 30

In late June 2011, the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage and the Acting Minister for Economic Development released the terms of reference for the Government's screen sector work programme revi…

The Orator Submitted As New Zealand’s Best Foreign Language Film

2011 Sep 29

An Academy approved Selection Committee announced today that New Zealand Film Commission funded Samoan language feature film, The Orator (O Le Tulafale), written and directed by debut feature film1m…

New member for National Pacific Radio Trust board

2011 Sep 29

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Susana Lei’ataua to the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) board. Ms Lei’ataua, a former Fulbright Senior Scholar1…

Free TV recycling launched

2011 Sep 21

New Zealanders have the opportunity over the next fortnight to responsibly dispose of their old TV for free at The Warehouse as part of the Government's Love New Zealand recycling programme,1Environ…

Platinum funded programmes a ratings hit

2011 Sep 07

NZ On Air’s Platinum Fund continues to support quality television programming that Kiwis love to watch, says Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman. Over two million viewers watched four1loca…

Proposals sought for new TV recycling programme

2011 Sep 07

Environment Minister Nick Smith today announced the first step in a new nationwide programme to encourage the recycling and safe disposal of unwanted televisions. “The falling price of new TVs,1…

Check what you need if you're helping Dad go digital

2011 Aug 30

Those helping dad go digital for Father's Day are being urged to check what's needed before they go shopping. "Many dads love watching TV, so an upgrade to digital can be the perfect present, but1…

New appointment to NZ On Air board

2011 Aug 17

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Ross McRobie to the board of New Zealand On Air. Mr McRobie was formerly General Manager of the Radio Network in1Christchu…

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