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Budget improves cyber threat response

2018 May 17

New Zealand’s ability to respond to major cyber events and provide cyber threat intelligence is boosted in Budget 2018, says Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran. …

Supporting quality media and NZ’s digital economy

2018 May 17

The importance of well-resourced public media to inform our democracy has been acknowledged in Budget 2018, says Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran. “Quality Ne…

Recognising the importance of our arts, culture and heritage

2018 May 17

Budget 2018 lays the foundations for a significant programme of work that highlights the essential role the cultural sector plays in the wellbeing of our society, says Minister for Arts, Culture and…

New chair for New Zealand On Air

2018 May 15

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has announced the appointment of Dr Ruth Harley CNZM as a member and new chair of the Broadcasting Commission (NZ On Air).1 “…

Applications reopened for CTO role

2018 May 08

Broadcasting, Communications, Digital Media and Government Digital Services Minister Clare Curran has reopened applications for New Zealand’s first Chief Technology Officer (CTO). “The1Chi…

Haast 3G mobile tower switched on

2018 May 07

Haast township now has mobile coverage for the first time with the completion of a fully operational 3G mobile tower. Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran along…

New RNZ Chair appointed

2018 May 07

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has announced the appointment of Dr Jim Mather as the new Chair of Radio New Zealand. “Dr Jim Mather is currently the1Chi…

Launch of the Southern Community Media Trust

2018 May 03

Having been a journalist, cutting my teeth on the Nelson Mail and the Hauraki Herald, it is no surprise that I am a very strong supporter of the fourth estate as an essential pillar of1democracy. …

Government will move quickly on AI action plan

2018 May 02

The Minister for Government Digital Services and Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, Clare Curran, says an action plan and ethical framework is urgently needed to educate and upskill1peo…

Additional members for Digital Advisory Group

2018 Apr 27

The final seven members of the Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion (DEDI) Advisory Group have been announced. Broadcasting, Communications, Digital Media and Government Digital Services Minister…

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