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NZFC Announces New CEO

2023 Mar 20

New Zealand Film Commission media release.  The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Taima Anne (Annie) Murray (Te Arawa) to the position of Chief1Executi…

New data shows radio airplay continues to play key role in showcasing Kiwi music

2023 Feb 02

NZ On Air media release. The latest data from NZ On Air shows radio airplay still plays a key part in amplifying New Zealand music alongside music streaming. While the Top 10 Most Streamed songs…

Fund extension gives more support to New Zealand’s screen sector

2023 Jan 27

Access to the Screen Production Recovery Fund has been extended from 31 January to 30 June 2023, and expanded to cover productions funded by Te Māngai Pāho, announced Manatū Taonga Ministry for C…

Jane Meares appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission Board

2023 Jan 17

Jane Meares has been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission Board for a three-year term, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced. Bringing substantial legal expertise to1t…

James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water has its global premiere

2022 Dec 07

New Zealand Film Commission media release. Thirteen years after Director James Cameron brought the world the ground-breaking Avatar, we return to Pandora for “Avatar: The Way of Water”. Live…

Clean sweep for comedy in NZ On Air’s latest Scripted funding round

2022 Dec 05

NZ On Air media release. Local comedy is getting a boost in 2023, with six new and returning series receiving up to $5.8m funding in NZ On Air’s latest Scripted funding round. A fresh Scripted1…

Big online platforms to pay fair price for local news content

2022 Dec 04

Beehive media release  The Government will legislate to require big online digital companies such as Google and Meta to pay a fair price to New Zealand media companies for the local news content1…

Tackling social issues and stories of inspiration key themes of latest Factual funded content

2022 Dec 02

NZ On Air media release. Stories of inspiration and overcoming the odds, plus observational and investigative projects that tackle complex societal issues are among the $5.4m of successful Factual…

New insights for NZ media platforms and content creators trying to reach young New Zealanders

2022 Nov 29

NZ On Air media release. The challenges of reaching New Zealand youth with local content have been laid out in comprehensive new research into what media they’re consuming and why. NZ On1Air…

Govt keeps AM on the air in Northland

2022 Nov 28

Beehive media release Minister of Broadcasting and Media Willie Jackson and Minister for Emergency Management Kieran McAnulty today announced a $1.48 million package to fund the repair and replace…

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