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New appointment to Broadcasting Standards Authority

2017 Dec 22

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran has appointed Aucklander Wendy Palmer to the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) Board. “Wendy Palmer’s considerable1bro…

Digital skills landscape report welcomed

2017 Dec 18

The Government has welcomed the release of a report on the digital skills landscape in New Zealand and says it’s committed to training and upskilling more New Zealanders with the expertise they1ne…

Digital advisory group to be established

2017 Dec 15

A new advisory group is to be set up to advise the Government on how it can build the digital economy and reduce digital divides.  Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media and Government1Di…

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…

Step up your Cyber Defence

2017 Nov 27

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran says just doing one thing can help New Zealanders protect themselves from cyber incidents.  This week is Cyber Smart Week, New1Zea…

Radio New Zealand board appointment

2017 Sep 13

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of experienced Wellington businessman Mike (MOD) O’Donnell to the board of Radio New Zealand. He replaces Sheena1Hender…

NZ On Air Board appointment

2017 Aug 03

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Dunedin chartered accountant Stuart McLauchlan to NZ On Air.  “With his skills in business advisory and governance roles I am1delighte…

100-plus NZ films available on demand

2017 Jun 13

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the New Zealand Film Commission for its video-on-demand platform, NZ Film On Demand, which has just passed a milestone 100 titles. …

Bold new media initiative for children announced

2017 Jun 02

Bold new media initiative for children announced Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have welcomed the announcement of a safe, interactive1ad-fre…

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