CORRECT: Film NZ scrapped after production grant review

Article – BusinessDesk

July 23 (BusinessDesk) – The role of the country’s national film office and international screen business marketing agency, Film New Zealand, will be taken over by the New Zealand Film Commission, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Arts, Culture … Read more »

Report on in-court media coverage

Press Release – Chief Justice Sian Elias

Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias has received the final report on in-court media coverage, as well as draft guidelines and forms covering applications for in-court media coverage. Read more »

iHeartRadio NZ to stream Rhema Media stations

Press Release – iHeartRadio NZ

20 July 2015 iHeartRadio New Zealand is delighted to announce Rhema Media is joining the countrys leading digital streaming platform to offer iHeartRadio listeners access to Rhema, Life FM and Star. Read more »

Job losses are a direct result of government funding freeze

Press Release – Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting calls on the Minister of Broadcasting, Amy Adams to improve Radio New Zealand funding as a matter of urgency. Radio New Zealand has announced that 20 staff will lose their jobs over the next six months. Read more »

Radio NZ facing death by 1000 cuts

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The National Governments seven year funding freeze on Radio New Zealand has put its vital public broadcasting services in serious jeopardy, Labours Broadcasting spokesperson Clare Curran says. Read more »

Patrick Gower interviews Nick Smith

Press Release – The Nation

Smith commits to improving the Auckland housing shortage estimated by the Productivity Commission to be 32,000 and growing by the next election. Read more »

Jesse Mulligan Joins Radio New Zealand

Press Release – Radio New Zealand Limited

Broadcaster and columnist Jesse Mulligan is to host the popular Afternoons programme on Radio New Zealand National. Read more »

NZ Privacy Commissioner trials corporate transparency report

Article – BusinessDesk

July 15 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand companies will be asked to keep records of information requests by local law enforcement agencies in a drive to shed light on the extent government entities are seeking personal data. Read more »

Pacific Magazines license not to be renewed by NZME

Press Release – NZME.

13 July 2015 – New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has announced it will not be renewing its license with Pacific Magazines to produce New Idea, Girlfriend and thats life! magazines, when it expires on 30 September 2015. Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews the Morgan Foundation general manager

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Morgan Foundation general manager Geoff Simmons & Flag Consideration Panel chair John Burrows Read more »

Labour’s Surname Campaign Disgusts

Press Release – Affordable Auckland

Labours Surname Campaign Disgusts We are reaching a very sad point in New Zealand politics when the use of ethnic surnames becomes a tool for a political party to try to win votes, says Affordable Aucklands Mayoral and Albany candidate … Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews ACT leader David Seymour

Press Release – The Nation

Seymour says Auckland real estate figures focusing on Chinese buyers released by Labour are not surprising and plausible based on the anecdotes that you hear Says Labour is shaking the race tree for votes because they cant find them … Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Labour’s housing spokesman Phil Twyford

Press Release – The Nation

Data released by Labour suggests impact of Chinese buyers on Auckland property market much bigger than expected. Read more »

Q+A – Sunday July 12

Press Release – TVNZ

1. The Government is making changes to employment law. Political Editor Corin Dann talks to Workplace Relations and Safety Minister, Michael Woodhouse. Read more »

Calling for a Fair Go for Kiwi Sports Fans

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

8 JULY 2015 Calling for a Fair Go for Kiwi Sports Fans Sports fans are being shut out of live coverage of the All Blacks-Manu Samoa game today for no sound reason, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston … Read more »

TVNZ launches ONE News Now

Press Release – TVNZ

ONE News Now is a purpose-built platform for multiple devices (PC, tablet, smartphone), delivering anywhere, anytime news with a focus on video content – and all about the now. Read more »

Press council rules against Herald ethics on ‘Ponygate’

Press Release – Pacific Media Centre

http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/nz-press-council-rules-against-herald-ethics-ponygate-interview-9334 Read more »

Q+A – Sunday July 5

Press Release – TVNZ

1. Ahead of a Greek referendum on whether to accept a new austerity plan, we ask Finance Minister Bill English whether we should be concerned about the European situation or whether the real risk is elsewhere. And what does he make of a top economists … Read more »

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 »

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