Award brings disability health issues into the spotlight

Press Release – Venture Communications

Award brings disability health issues into the spotlight Radio programme featuring Nelson charity wins international award A New Zealand Radio programme about health and sex education for young people with learning disabilities has scooped a presitigous … Read more »

Fairfax Media reveal nationwide community newspaper redesign

Press Release – Fairfax Media

Kiwis from Kerikeri to Invercargill are in for a treat when they next pick up their local paper, with a nationwide redesign of community newspapers being rolled out by Fairfax Media. Read more »

Better protections for victims of cyberbullying

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A Bill to curb cyberbullying and better support victims passed its third and final reading in Parliament today with overwhelming cross-party support. The Harmful Digital Communications Bill introduces a range of measures to address damaging electronic … Read more »

Māori TV crew returning safely from Israel

Press Release – Maori Television Service

A Mori Television crew will be flown back from Israel after their boat was detained by the Israeli Navy while attempting to break the Gaza blockade. Read more »

Paula Rose appointed to BSA

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams has announced the appointment of Paula Rose QSO, as a board member of the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA). Paula Rose has valuable experience in the policing, community, welfare and media standards areas … Read more »

Kiwi IP leaders recognised in IAM Patent 1000

Press Release – James and Wells

Continuing to make waves in the industry, James & Wells partners Ian Finch, Kate Wilson and Gus Hazel have been named on the intellectual property industrys most illustrious list, the Intellectual Asset Managements IAM Patent 1000. Read more »

Christchurch Printer Rises From the Ruins

Press Release – Pride In Print

A Heathcote printer reduced to ruins in the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake has risen from the rubble to become one of the new stars of New Zealands premier print industry awards. Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Matt Vickers

Press Release – The Nation

Vickers says scope of select committee inquiry into assisted dying needs to be quite tight, focusing on adults with terminal illness So its not a question of wanting to die; its a question of them facing their death and having a choice … Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Foreign Minister Murray McCully

Press Release – The Nation

On Saudi sheep deal, McCully says that the circumstances around New Zealands live export ban including discussions between NZ government, investors and Gulf governments gave Hamood Al-Khalaf grounds to sue New Zealand government. Read more »

This week on Q+A … Sunday June 28

Press Release – TVNZ

1. Political Editor Corin Dann interviews Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. One in three adults are obese how far will the Government go to tackle this pressing health issue? Well also talk about our struggling hospitals are they underfunded? Read more »

Free Thoughts – Harmful Digital Legislation

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Harmful Digital Communications Bill looks set to pass into law next week. I have voted against it, and have moved amendments in an attempt to improve the Bill. I want to explain why I oppose this Bill. Read more »

Best-selling author speaking at the University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

Best-selling author and former BBC journalist Anne Cadwallader is speaking at the University of Auckland next week. Read more »

Forewarned is forearmed in a crisis

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

A crisis has the potential to cripple a business. Handled badly, experts say a business might never recover. Read more »

Maori Party Puts Future of Maori TV in Jeopardy

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

It is clear from parliamentary questions over the last two weeks, and information emerging from Maori TV sources, that the very future of Maori TV is now in jeopardy, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston … Read more »

Māori Television exodus cause for concern

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The shock departure of yet another leading journalist from the Native Affairs team raises more speculation that the Board and Chief Executive are dissatisfied with the teams editorial content, says Labours Mori Development spokesperson Nanaia … Read more »

Bite.co.nz Claims Number One Food Website in Latest Figures

Press Release – NZME.

Bite.co.nz Claims Number One Food Website in Latest Figures 25 June 2015 New Zealand Media and Entertainments (NZME) Bite.co.nz is the number one food and cooking site in the country with a unique audience of 194,000^ in May. Editor Jo … Read more »

Māori TV announces new Native Affairs line up

Press Release – Maori Television

Respected New Zealand broadcasters will launch a new direction for Mori Televisions current affairs leader Native Affairs . Read more »

Duncan Garner And Heather Du Plessis-Allan to host new show

Press Release – Mediaworks

Duncan Garner And Heather Du Plessis-Allan to Host Mediaworks New 7pm Current Affairs Show MediaWorks is delighted to announce that Heather du Plessis-Allan and Duncan Garner and will host Story , MediaWorks new current affairs show at 7pm. … Read more »

UPDATE: Sky TV, Spark shares up as Kiwis lose global access

Article – BusinessDesk

June 24 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television and Spark New Zealand shares gained after the consortium of telecommunications companies and broadcasters cut a deal with rebel internet service providers, effectively blocking Kiwis from accessing … Read more »

High Court proceedings – Arnold v Fairfax and Shadbolt

Press Release – Karen Arnold

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is facing High Court defamation proceedings issued by one of his city councillors. Read more »

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