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NZIER Report Demonstrates Strong Economic Contribution of the Screen Industry

2017 Dec 06

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) today released key economic highlights which reinforce the screen industry’s value to the New Zealand economy. Economic modeling undertaken by the New1Zeal…

Digital Convergence Bill put on hold

2017 Dec 06

The Government is putting the Digital Convergence Bill on hold to seek greater consensus and ensure the Bill is fit for purpose. The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, Clare1C…

‘Pulse of the Nation’ report exposes digital divide

2017 Dec 05

Communications Minister Clare Curran has released a report outlining the digital divide in New Zealand – a report the previous government sat on for several months.  “In line with our commitment1…

Busy Year for NZ On Air with New Funding Model

2017 Dec 05

A total revamp of the funding model was a major achievement for NZ On Air in 2016/17 as reported in the NZ On Air Annual Report, just tabled in Parliament. Major changes in the media landscape require…

New arts fund to give creative community a helping hand

2017 Dec 05

Dame Bronwen Holdsworth, a long-time supporter of the arts, has helped establish an Arts Fund at The Sunrise Foundation. Dame Bronwen, a musician herself, believes vibrancy and diversity of the arts1i…

Auckland Live launches first Accessibility Virtual Tour of a NZ venue

2017 Dec 04

The first Accessibility Virtual Tour (AVT) of a New Zealand venue has been launched to assist disabled and mobility-impaired concertgoers at the Auckland Town Hall. Auckland Live has launched the1…

NZ Music Commission Announces Its Pilot Industry Internship Programme

2017 Dec 04

The programme seeks to partner eight young people (aged 18 - 24) and eight NZ music businesses together with the intent to add value to one another, and develop the knowledge, networks and career pote…

Sir Ed’s Centenary 1919-2019

2017 Dec 01

Had he lived to receive a birthday letter from the Queen, the man many regard as the greatest New Zealander, Sir Edmund Hillary, would have marked the occasion on 20 July, 2019. To celebrate the miles…

Local Television & Online Content in Good Heart

2017 Dec 01

NZ On Air congratulates the winners of tonight’s NZ TV Awards for helping to keep quality local content on screens. After a few years’ absence, the awards returned with 86 finalists across 251cate…

Premiere Venue Confirmed for Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival

2017 Dec 01

WELLINGTON - Te Matatini Society Incorporated is excited to announce the Westpac Trust Stadium is the chosen venue for the 2019 Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival. The traditional Māori cultural arts fes…

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