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$700,000 Funding Boost For Creatives In Lockdown Brings Fresh Content To NZ Audiences

2020 Apr 14

Nine creative teams have been given the green light to create fresh new content to entertain New Zealand audiences, at a time when the local production sector has come to a grinding halt. On 1 Apr…

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. The Minister of Broadcasting, Communic…

New Chief Executive appointed to NZ On Air

2020 Mar 09

NZ On Air has appointed Cameron Harland to lead the public media agency. He will take up the Chief Executive reins from Tuesday 17 March. Mr Harland is an experienced leader in the screen, sports …

NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho combine to bring Māori language programmes to prime time

2020 Feb 27

Six compelling new factual series are set to bring more te reo Māori into prime time, after securing over $3.6m funding through a NZ On Air / Te Māngai Pāho Māori Factual Co-Fund. Made for a1v…

Work to begin on a possible new public media entity

2020 Feb 07

The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media has announced work will begin on a business case to assess the viability of forming a new public media entity. “The Government must…

Consultation on Māori Media Music Strategy begins

2020 Jan 28

Starting in Ngāmotu (New Plymouth) tomorrow, Te Māngai Pāho begins consultation on the development of its National Māori Music Strategy. “Every year, we have up to $750,000 to produce and1pr…

Male and Female Indigenous Talent Reach New Levels with 2020 Academy Awards Nomination

2020 Jan 28

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) / Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga would like to congratulate Taika Waititi (Te Whanau a Apanui) and Chelsea Winstanley (Ngāti Ranginui ) on becoming the first1indigen…

Minister pays tribute to journalist, author and broadcaster, Gordon McLauchlan

2020 Jan 27

The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media, Kris Faafoi, has paid tribute to well-known New Zealand author, journalist and broadcaster, Gordon McLauchlan, following Mr1McLauchlan…

Unique New Zealand The Dead Lands Launches

2020 Jan 23

A ground-breaking New Zealand television series launches today, Thursday 23 January 2020 to what is being described as one of the largest ever international audiences for a New Zealand television1pr…

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. Of Ngāpuhi descent, Pania Gray runs…

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