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NZ Herald Announces New Digital Editor

Wed, 2 Sep 2015 10:58:13 +1200 | NZME.

2 September 2015 – One of New Zealand’s most talented journalists has been named the NZ Herald’s new digital editor. More >>

NZME Announces Commercial Lead Changes

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 16:52:17 +1200 | NZME.

1 September 2015 - New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has announced some changes to the commercial leadership team. More >>

The Breeze and Mai FM Launch in Whanganui

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 14:26:47 +1200 | Mediaworks

The Breeze and Mai FM Launch in Whanganui MediaWorks is delighted to announce that The Breeze and Mai FM launched in Whanganui last night. Both brands are entering the local market on the back of a huge national following. The Breeze Content Director, ...More >>

Straker Translations raises $6mln with Kirk's cornerstone

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 14:03:32 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Online translations company Straker Translations has raised $6 million to help fund its international expansion, including $4 million from David Kirk’s Bailador Investments.More >>

"How Now?": Five Trends In Sustainable Branding

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:41:11 +1200 | Judit Maireder

In June, I joined 2,000 international brand and business leaders in San Diego for the 2015 Sustainable Brands conference . Subhead “How now?” My mission was to find out how businesses are responding to the changing social norms around the globe.More >>

Live Nation NZ, MHC cleared by OIO to buy Vector Arena

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:47:39 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Live Nation NZ and MHC Investments have been cleared by the Overseas Investment Office to acquire Auckland’s 12,000-seat Vector Arena for an undisclosed sum.More >>

Pacific Magazines Confirms New Zealand Presence

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:33:59 +1200 | Pacific Magazines

August 31, 2015: Pacific Magazines confirmed today it would continue to publish and distribute that’s life! in its current format of New Zealand and Australian content and advertising, while the Australian editions of New Idea and Girlfriend will be ...More >>

Egypt: Guilty verdict against Al Jazeera journalists

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:58:10 +1200 | Amnesty International

The guilty verdicts handed down against Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are an affront to justice that sound the death knell for freedom of expression in Egypt, said Amnesty International. More >>

The Nation News Bites: Serco, CYFS & Former PM Helen Clark

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:56:27 +1200 | The Nation

A selection of news bites from the Saturday 29th August 2015 edition of The Nation which featured interviews with Former PM Helen Clark, SERCO CEO Rupert Soames and Children's Commissioner Russell Wills. More >>

Lisa Owen interviews Rupert Soames

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:51:33 +1200 | The Nation

Rupert Soames says Mt Eden allegations are a “a major issue” for Serco and “need to be taken very seriously” Serco wants to be a “good citizen” in New Zealand and confirms it is interested in expanding into rail and other opportunities, such ...More >>

Interview with Judge Carolyn Henwood & Dr Russell Wills

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:45:39 +1200 | The Nation

Children's Commissioner says New Zealand doesn't have enough social workers or caregivers, "we need more investment" and he expects the government's reform of CYFs will mean more money and trainingMore >>

Q+A - Sunday August 30

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:34:16 +1200 | TVNZ

1. Sue Moroney’s paid parental leave bill has been delayed but has a good chance of passing when it’s back before the house in September. Corin Dann will host a debate between the Labour MP and ACT leader David Seymour, one of the bill’s most ...More >>

This weekend on The Nation: Children, Clark, Refugees

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:24:25 +1200 | The Nation

After two scathing reports into the abuse and neglect of children in state care this week, Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills and Judge Carolyn Henwood come together for their first joint interview to discuss what needs to happen next.More >>

Victoria Police: 'Operation Fortitude' will not go ahead

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:03:03 +1200 | Victoria Police

Victoria Police has made a decision not to go ahead with this weekend's Operation Fortitude. More >>

Vista boosts first-half profit 24%

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:55 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - Vista Group International, the cinema software and analytics firm, boosted first-half profit 24 percent as the expanded group beefed up its share of the global market and extended its reach into new territory.More >>

UPDATE: NZ regulations need to be technology agnostic: Adams

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:07:22 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams wants to drag New Zealand's regulatory framework away from being technology specific in a wide-ranging review of the digital sector and its growing entanglement with other ...More >>

TVNZ bringing live golf to Freeview this Friday

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:00:39 +1200 | TVNZ

27 AUGUST 2015 TVNZ is bringing live coverage of the first two rounds of the PGA, LPGA and European Tours to Freeview from this Friday. More >>

Convergence Paper highlights opportunities for NZ

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:52:54 +1200 | Spark NZ

Convergence Paper highlights opportunities for NZ The Government’s release of a Green Paper on Convergence and associated Discussion Document on Content Regulation has been welcomed by online video-on-demand provider Lightbox as necessary steps ...More >>

TUANZ welcomes discussion papers around Convergence

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:33:51 +1200 | TUANZ

TUANZ (The Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand) today welcomed the Government's release of two papers in relation to the increasing convergence within the communications sector. TUANZ has raised the issues around the rapidly developing ...More >>

Govt launches Green Paper to explore digital convergence

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:31:08 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Communications and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams today launched a Green Paper and work programme outlining the Government’s response to the challenges and opportunities of a converged world.More >>


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