Māori Television Board welcomes new director

Press Release – Maori Television

Chairman of the Mori Television Board Hon Dame Georgina te Heuheu welcomes the appointment of Mori language consultant and broadcaster Kingi Kiriona (Ngti Ruanui, Ngti Kahungunu, Ngti Apa) to the board. Read more »

NZ’s own pay-per-view movie streaming service launches

Press Release – Stuff

Announced in December last year, Stuff Fibre’s venture into pay-per-view movie streaming service, Stuff Pix, launches to the public today. Available on desktop and mobile to every New Zealander with internet access, Stuff Pix serves up the latest release … Read more »

Kiwis think streaming services offer value for money

Press Release – Canstar Blue

Auckland, Date. 21 March 2018. Streaming may be the new kid on the block when it comes to how we watch TV but Kiwis cant get enough of it. Read more »

New Zealand-Canada coproductions receive over $500K

Press Release – NZ On Air

20 March 2018 New Zealand-Canada coproductions receive over $500K NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a financing incentive of CAD $515,000 for two digital media coproduction projects under the New Zealand-Canada Digital Media … Read more »

NZME CFO Michael Moran resigns for ‘personal reasons’

Article – BusinessDesk

March 16 (BusinessDesk) – NZME chief financial officer Michael Moran has resigned from the newspaper publisher and radio station operator for “personal reasons” after a year in the role. Read more »

Sculpture journey about to begin

Press Release – Te Au Marie

The journey James Cook and his Polynesian navigator Tupaia made nearly 250 years ago is the inspiration behind the theme of this years Whangarei Sculpture Symposium. The sculpture which best depicts the journey theme will be unveiled as part … Read more »

Animations show it’s easy to have your say at Parliament

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Two animated videos are being launched to encourage people to let Parliament know what they think. The bite-sized videos describe the ways people can get involved with Parliament, including: Read more »

Nominations invited for the 3rd annual Matariki Awards

Press Release – Maori Television

Mori Television invites nominations for the third annual Matariki Awards to be held at the Auckland Museum on Saturday 14 July 2018. Read more »

Content-sharing with The Spinoff undermines RNZ’s independence

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

New Zealanders should be alarmed with Radio New Zealands newly-announced content-sharing deal with commercial cash-for-copy website The Spinoff , says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union . Taxpayers Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, Taxpayers … Read more »

RNZ and The Spinoff announce content partnership

Press Release – RNZ

Under the arrangement material from rnz.co.nz will appear on thespinoff.co.nz and vice versa. Read more »

Three Wins the Week

Press Release – Mediaworks

Three won the week in the commercially important 25-54 demographic with an average weekly rating of 4.5 and average weekly audience share of 23.1%, up 2.8 share points year-on-year and 3.3 share points year-to-date. Read more »

New magazine fills information gap in social services

Press Release – Social Services Providers Aotearoa

A new magazine focused on social services for children, young people and families is to be launched at parliament today, Thursday 8 March, by Hon Tracey Martin, the Minister for Children. Read more »

Doctorow on machine learning, big data and privacy

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner is delighted to welcome Cory Doctorow, a pioneering international commentator on internet and digital technology, for a lunchtime PrivacyLive forum. Read more »

Orwell’s 1984: A book, a film, a play… and now a reality?

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner and Auckland Arts Festival present: Privacy perspectives from the arts, media and a State Watchdog Read more »

NZME, Stuff to renegotiate terms if appeal is successful

Article – BusinessDesk

March 6 (BusinessDesk) – Newspaper publishers NZME and Fairfax Media Group-owned Stuff will renegotiate the terms of their merger if they successfully appeal the High Court’s rejection of their deal. Read more »

Principals wins nine REBRAND 100® Global Awards

Press Release – Principals

SYDNEY, 5 March 2018: Branding design agency Principals has won nine awards in the REBRAND 100 Global Awards . The highest recognition for excellence in brand repositioning, and the only global competition of its kind, the REBRAND 100 Global Awards are … Read more »

New round of science journalism projects awarded

Press Release – Science Media Centre NZ

Journalists around the country are getting underway on important stories this week, thanks to grants issued in the second round of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund. Read more »

My Box/Sky TV case in court next week

Press Release – My Box

Streaming channel product My Box will face a multi-million dollar claim from broadcasting giant Sky-TV in the Auckland High Court early next week. Dating back to the April 2017 news release by The Herald titled Sky takes legal action to tackle streaming, … Read more »

Anaesthesia and pain medicine stories joint winners

Press Release – ANZCA

Anaesthesia and pain medicine stories joint winners of $5000 ANZCA Media Award New Zealand journalist Donna Chisholm and Australian writer Kate Cole-Adams are the joint winners of the 2017 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Media Award … Read more »

NZ Rugby returns to profit in 2017 on Lion’s tour

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Rugby returns to profit in 2017 on Lions tour, open to offers for post-2021 TV rights Read more »

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