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Strategic Framework for a Sustainable Media System published today

2022 Sep 27

The Strategic Framework for a Sustainable Media System has been published today, providing a roadmap to guide the work that Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage - can do in partnership…

Aroha Beck appointed to the Broadcasting Standards Authority Board

2022 May 11

Aroha Beck (Tapuika) has been appointed to the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) Board for a four-year term from 9 May 2022.…

New Chair appointed to the National Pacific Radio Trust

2021 Dec 20

Saimoni Lealea is warmly welcomed as the newly appointed Chair to the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. His term commences…

New Board appointments for the NPRT

2021 Dec 10

Richard Broadbridge, Teremoana Rapley, Holona Lui, and Jerome Mika have been warmly welcomed as newly appointed Trustees to the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for…

New members and Chair appointed to the Broadcasting Standards Authority Board

2021 Dec 02

Tupe Solomon-Tanoa'i and John Gillespie have joined the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) board, with current member Susie Staley confirmed as Chair, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and…

Dr Ruth Harley reappointed as Chair of NZ On Air

2021 Apr 21

Dr Ruth Harley has been reappointed as the Chair of NZ On Air Irirangi Te Motu (NZ On Air), for a three-year term from 1 May 2021.…

$4 million in cash-flow relief for 331 New Zealand community publications

2020 Nov 09

331 community newspapers and magazines across Aotearoa will receive grants of more than $12,000 each to help them manage the financial impact of COVID-19, Anna Butler, Pou Mataaho o Te Aka Deputy…

National Pacific Radio Trust – new board appointment

2020 Oct 19

Aucklander Maria Fuata is newly appointed to the National Pacific Radio Trust, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today.…

Cash-flow relief for New Zealand community publications

2020 Sep 22

$4 million of funds from the Government’s $50 million media support package will be targeted at media organisations that have yet to receive significant relief from the fund – in particular…

Essential media COVID-19 guidelines refined

2020 Mar 31

The Government is refining its COVID-19 essential business guidance to include the distribution of news publications for communities which are hard to reach.…

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