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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.…

Two new appointments to New Zealand Film Commission’s Board

2020 Jan 21

Pania Gray and David Wright have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) board Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage advised today.…

Time running out to have your say on 21st century media content regulation

2015 Oct 13

Time is running out to put forward submissions on media content regulation in the discussion document Content Regulation in a Converged World released by Broadcasting and Communications Minister Amy…

New Zealand's analogue television era ends

2013 Dec 02

New Zealand's last remaining analogue TV signals were closed down in the early hours of this morning, ushering Kiwi viewers into a new era of digital-only television.  To mark the event,…

Upper North Going Digital winners are in for a treat

2013 Jun 04

Nine Upper North Island not-for-profit organisations will soon be watching digital TV after winning a Going Digital competition.…

Lucky Lower North Island competition winners

2013 Apr 29

Seven Lower North Island non-for-profit organisations will soon be watching digital TV after winning a Going Digital competition.…

Almost 150,000 homes could miss out on television by December

2013 Feb 25

Almost 150,000 homes won’t be able to watch television unless they go digital by the end of the year, according to new research. …

Go digital to keep watching TV

2013 Jan 23

Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast of the South Island have gone digital and Wellington along with the rest of the lower North Island will be following suit on 29 September 2013.…

Call for holiday home owners to check their TVs over summer

2012 Dec 14

Holiday home owners are being urged to check their TVs have gone digital this summer if they want to continue watching TV. By next summer, New Zealand television will have gone digital so any TV not…

Move to Digital TV growing

2012 Nov 08

Hawke’s Bay and the West Cost of the South Island have led the way in the switch to digital TV and the vast majority of the rest of the country is ready to follow suit.…

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