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The AM Show Wins Three Mornings in a Row

Mon, 29 May 2017 14:02:29 +1200 | Mediaworks

The AM Show is celebrating a big week after winning its timeslot across all four demographics on three consecutive mornings last week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday). This is the fifth time to date that the show has won its timeslot with a 42.5% audience ...More >>

NZME Come Out on Top in Awards Run

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:47:54 +1200 | NZME.

Media Release for Immediate Release – Friday 26 May NZME Come Out on Top in Awards Run 26 May 2017 – NZME has every reason to be celebrating this week, taking out top honours in the Canon Media, International News Media Association (INMA) and Pride ...More >>

NZME/Fairfax appeal merger rejection

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:02:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 26 (BusinessDesk) - NZME and Fairfax New Zealand have hired the Queens Counsel whose Court of Appeal arguments helped secure the Commerce Commission's authorisation of competition-killing merger in the wool-scouring sector which the commission then ...More >>

Open Letter from Kim Dotcom

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:01:14 +1200 | Kim Dotcom

1. As you know, you and I have previously corresponded after I reached out to you to offer my assistance with the GoFundMe campaign on behalf of the family of Mr Rich ( family ). I understand from our communications that you are representing the family ...More >>

Statement of solidarity

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:13:50 +1200 | Internet Party

The Internet Party is pleased to confirm that we are currently preparing our campaign for the 2017 New Zealand general election on September 23. More >>

$11.4m brings RNZ to 2012 funding levels

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:54:27 +1200 | Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting (CBB) congratulates the Minister of Finance for recognising the value of public service broadcasting. More >>

A win for RNZ, but funding boost doesn't go far enough

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:36:37 +1200 | ActionStation

Today’s budget announcement of an extra $2.85m per year in funding for Radio New Zealand has been welcomed by public media campaigners ActionStation who delivered a petition alongside the Coalition for Better Broadcasting and citizen campaigner ...More >>

$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:48:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says.More >>

The Hits Moves Into Kaikoura

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:21:12 +1200 | NZME.

Kaikoura listeners will wake up to familiar voices on their new frequency with Ali Pugh and Dave Fitzgerald at Breakfast, they’ll spend their days with Dave Nicholas, Stacey Morrison and Paul ‘Flynny’ Flynn in the afternoon and Estelle Clifford ...More >>

Crowdfunding Campaign to Reactivate Radio Active

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:40:07 +1200 | Radio Active

40-year old Wellington alternative radio station Radio Active 88.6FM has been given a new lease of life with the formation of a charitable trust to rescue the iconic station from imminent closure. A loud and proud supporter of local music and creative ...More >>

NHNZ Acquired by Blue Ant Media

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:53:34 +1200 | NHNZ

David Haslingden, CEO of RACAT Group, the parent company of NHNZ, announced today that RACAT’s media holdings have been acquired by international media company Blue Ant Media . Included in the purchase are production houses NHNZ (formerly Natural ...More >>

Kiwis Missing Out on Americas Cup

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:36:00 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Most Kiwis are out of luck if they want the chance to watch this year’s Americas Cup live and free-to-air, says New Zealand First. More >>

Gordon Campbell on (not) taking responsibility

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:59:16 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell on (not) taking responsibility, terrorism porn, and Dylan’s 76th birthday First published on WerewolfMore >>

Nicky Hager reveals behind the scenes of Hit & Run

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:29:51 +1200 | Pacific Media Centre

AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Investigative journalist and author Nicky Hager has taken journalism students inside the process behind his controversial book Hit & Run, outlining an example of investigative journalism.More >>

Media Suite joins the All of Government Web Services Panel

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:20:02 +1200 | Media Suite

As a proud new member of the Web Services Panel (WSP), we are looking forward to a faster, more affordable procurement process for our government agency clients. More >>

Three Wins Sunday Night with Final of the Bachelor NZ

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:59:44 +1200 | Mediaworks NZ Ltd

Three won the night on Sunday with the finale of The Bachelor NZ winning its timeslot in the crucial 25-54 demographic as well as 18-39 and 18-49. The final episode of season three saw bachelor Zac Franich choose Viarni Bright as the series winner with ...More >>

Public's chance to enter celebrity cooking competition!

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:18:51 +1200 | The Food Show

Ever wondered what it would be like to compete in MasterChef, but don’t fancy putting yourself on national television? Well, here’s your chance to have a taste of a real life celebrity cooking competition.More >>

Canon Media Awards 2017

Sat, 20 May 2017 13:22:16 +1200 | Canon Media Awards

2017 winners Congratulations to all 2017 Canon Media Awards winners. Digital Best Blog Site: Villainesse Best News Website or App: Newshub Website of the Year: NZ Herald Feature Writing (long-form, +2500 words) Best Feature Writer - Junior: Don ...More >>

Canon Media Awards Recognise RNZ Journalism

Sat, 20 May 2017 12:49:01 +1200 | Radio New Zealand

RNZ's excellence in journalism was recognised at the Canon Media Awards announced in Auckland this evening. More >>

Media reporting of Chris Cornell’s death

Fri, 19 May 2017 17:14:55 +1200 | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is deeply saddened to hear of Chris Cornell’s tragic death. More >>