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TVNZ and RNZ appointments announced

2015 Apr 23

Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Sussan Turner as a Director of TVNZ and the elevation of Therese Walsh to Deputy Chair. “As a former Group CEO of Mediaworks,1M…

Joan Withers appointed new chair of TVNZ

2015 Mar 17

Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today announced the appointment of Joan Withers as the Chair of Television New Zealand (TVNZ). “Ms Withers is a highly experienced director, having held1severa…

NZ On Air celebrates 25 years

2015 Mar 17

Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams has congratulated NZ On Air on its success in providing Kiwi content to New Zealanders for the past 25 years. In a speech at Parliament tonight, Ms Adams said NZ On…

Record result for new radio licences

2014 Dec 04

An auction of new radio spectrum licences has fetched almost $17.4 million says Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams. Yesterday was the final day of the week-long auction where 12…

New Zealand China television co-production agreement signed

2014 Nov 20

New Zealand has achieved an important milestone with the first ever television co-production agreement being signed by any country with China, say Trade Minister Tim Groser and Arts, Culture and1Her…

Crown new guardians of TVNZ Archives

2014 Aug 01

Broadcasting Minister Craig Foss has welcomed the transfer of TVNZ’s archives to Crown guardianship today. The archives, which include over 500,000 hours of original New Zealand television,1w…

Labour shows true colours on screen industry

2014 Jul 31

Labour has shown its true colours by promising to undermine the progress of New Zealand’s screen sector and reintroduce uncertainty into screen contracts for the benefit of Australian-run unions,1…

Screen Advisory Board members announced

2014 Jun 20

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today announced the formation of the Screen Advisory Board. The Screen Advisory Board,1anno…

Screen NZ formed to boost NZ’s profile on world stage

2014 Jun 12

The government today announced the formation of Screen New Zealand, a new ‘virtual agency’ that formalises the collaboration of three existing screen agencies. The New Zealand Film1Commissi…

Going Digital on time and under budget

2014 Jun 10

Broadcasting Minister Craig Foss says the Going Digital programme has wrapped up on time and under budget. “All installations under the Government’s Targeted Assistance Package – about132,00…

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