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New children’s media content to expand young minds

2019 Mar 08

NZ On Air is expanding the range of fun and educational interactive content and games for tamariki available on HEIHEI, the online platform created by TVNZ and NZ On Air for children’s content.1T…

Consultation to help shape future NZSL video interpreting

2019 Feb 28

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni have started a public consultation on proposals to modernise telecommunications1ser…

NZFC & Screen Australia Partner on Indigenous Initiative

2019 Feb 28

October 2019 and April 2020 respectively mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s maiden voyage to the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia. The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) and Screen Austr…

Sundance Institute's Merata Mita Fellowship Awarded to New Zealand Filmmakers

2019 Jan 29

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) congratulates Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith on receiving the 2019 Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship announced at the Sundance Film Festival to…

New Zealand Women Directors in the Spotlight at 2019 Berlinale

2019 Jan 17

A record number of New Zealand women directors are among the filmmakers to have films selected for the 2019 Berlin Film Festival. In total there are ten New Zealand films in official selection with …

Two New Zealand Films to Premiere at SXSW

2019 Jan 17

Two New Zealand films have been announced to screen at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March.  The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps will have its world1premie…

Public media journalism boosted with new government funding

2018 Dec 05

Nine widely diverse journalism projects have now been selected to receive funding support through the new $6 million Joint Innovation Fund, a collaborative approach by NZ On Air and RNZ to1commissio…

Media group renews focus on collaboration, Māori and Pacific People

2018 Nov 01

The Ministerial Advisory Group on Public Media’s terms of reference have been updated and two new appointments made, the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi1…

New funding opportunity for Pasifika and Asian NZ filmmakers announced

2018 Oct 29

Pasifika and Asian filmmakers have an exciting new opportunity to develop stories that reflect their diverse communities and voices on screen, with a new funding initiative announced today by the…

$15m investment in children’s media aims to strengthen identity

2018 Oct 10

$15m is being invested in new local children’s content to create a huge range of fun, engaging, content that reinforces identity. NZ On Air has made several significant funding decisions to1p…

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