Call for full broadcast access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Ruth Warick, President of The International Federation of Hard of Hearing People and Colin Allen, President of the World Federation of the Deaf, call on all governments to ensure broadcasting access through the provision of captions for Deaf and Hard … Read more » / Ipsos poll sees Nats maintain lead

Press Release – Fairfax Media

The latest / Ipsos political poll has National leading on 55% of the vote. Labour follows with 22.5% and Greens with 11.3%. Read more »

‘Dirty Politics’ Shows Absence of Moral Compass

Press Release – Internet Party

The book Dirty Politics reveals the absence of a moral compass at the top of our democracy, says Internet Party leader Laila Harr. She says it will take time to digest all the material in the book, which shakes the foundation of decent government. Read more »

Key has serious questions to answer on Dirty Politics

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

John Key must answer the serious questions raised in Nicky Hagers new book which reveal examples of dirty politics that New Zealanders will be deeply concerned about, Labour MP Grant Robertson says. Read more »

Disturbing that PM’s office helped attack public servants

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) is deeply disturbed by allegations in Nicky Hagers new book Dirty Politics that one of John Keys staff helped blogger Cameron Slater to attack public servants questioning the disastrous restructuring at MFAT. Read more »

Fairfax Media reverses slide in NZ earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Fairfax Media reverses slide in NZ earnings as cost cuts offset drop in ads, circulation Read more »

Green Party launches policy to require 100% captioning of TV

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party today announced that building a more accessible and inclusive society for disabled people will be a social priority for this election. The Green Party will: 1. Amend the Broadcasting Act and Telecommunications Act to require targets … Read more »

Nicky Hager Has Found Out Politicians Speak to the Media

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Shock, Horror, Probe; Nicky Hager Has Found Out Politicians Speak to the Media Nicky Hager has discovered that politicians talk to the media” said Dr Jamie Whyte. Read more »

Hager links PM, Whaleoil in pre-election Dirty Politics book

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 13 (BusinessDesk) – A member of Prime Minister John Key’s press office, Jason Ede, hacked into Labour Party computers and stole donor and membership information, according to a new book by political journalist and activist Nicky Hager. Read more »

Nicky Hager book launched today

Press Release – Craig Potton Publishing

Nicky Hagers new book was launched at 5pm today at Unity Books in downtown Wellington. The book is not about the Snowden documents; Mr Hager said publicly months ago that he was not writing a book on that subject. Todays book follows on from his earlier … Read more »

2014 Magazine Awards Finalists

Press Release – Magazine Publishers Association

The Magazine Publishers Association (MPA) is delighted to announce the finalists for the industrys annual awards, which take place on Thursday 25 September. Read more »

Electoral Commission Statement on Planet Key Video

Press Release – Electoral Commission

In the Electoral Commissions view, the Planet Key track cannot be broadcast on radio or television because it is an election programme. There are strict rules in the Broadcasting Act 1989 that prohibit the broadcasting on radio and television … Read more »

ASB Bank announces Arianna Huffington New Zealand visit

Press Release – Anthem

Huffington Post Media Group founder is coming to New Zealand thanks to ASB, Anthem, , AUT University and The Briefing Read more »

The Edge Revealed as Station Behind ‘Love You Man’ Campaign

Press Release – Mediaworks

The Edge has revealed they are the brand behind the Love You Man campaign, taking bromance to the next level. Read more »

Heads-Up: Science challenges, World Science Week, supermoons

Column – Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Science challenges; Science Radar; New staff; Science in August; Quoted; Blogging workshop; Supermoon! Policy news Friday video New from the SMC Sciblogs highlights Sci-tech events Read more »

Beam Me Up Scotty!

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Council is donating a 1970s control panel from its Water Treatment Plant in Kpiti which would not look out of place on the US Starship Enterprise from the original Star Trek television series. Read more »

Q+A – Sunday 10 August: Epsom, Christchurch Central

Press Release – Television New Zealand

For the first time, all the leading candidates for Epsom line up for a debate, hosted by Rachel Smalley Nationals Paul Goldsmith , ACTs David Seymour , Labours Michael Wood , Greens Julie Anne Genter and Conservatives Christine Rankin … Read more »

New 3 News online show aims to explain basics of politics

Press Release – Mediaworks

Presented by political reporter and press gallery member Tova OBrien, the programme aims to educate and entertain an audience who havent yet engaged fully with New Zealand politics. Read more »

ONE News: Election Coverage

Press Release – TVNZ

ONE News Leaders Debates ONE News will air three different leaders debates in the lead up to the 2014 General Election, each hosted by Mike Hosking . Read more »

Spark New Zealand launches new crowdfunding initiative

Press Release – Spark NZ

Spark New Zealand and the Spark Foundation have today announced the launch of a flagship new crowdfunding initiative that will help further the dreams of New Zealanders aspiring to do great things. Read more »

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