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ASX-listed Southern Cross Media keen on NZME's radio empire

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:39:06 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed Southern Cross Media Group has confirmed it's keen on NZME's New Zealand radio empire, The Radio Network, and has let the Kiwi company know so. More >>

Countdown named NZ Direct Marketing Organisation of the Year

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:38:51 +1300 | Countdown Supermarket

24 February, 2017: Countdown was awarded gold, silver and bronze at last night’s New Zealand Direct Marketing Awards for its myCountdown personalised email programme, as well as taking out the coveted Keith Norris - Direct Marketing Organisation of ...More >>

People’s Commission on Public Broadcasting & Media - Remarks

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:28:07 +1300 | The Scoop Foundation

Thank you to the Coalition for Better Broadcasting and Action Station for working on this important topic and for the invitation to take part in the People’s Commission on Public Broadcasting & Media.More >>

A Digital Union: Union Digital joins DT

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:28:16 +1300 | WPP AUNZ

Auckland, February 23, 2017: Designworks Group’s full service digital agency Union Digital has expanded its capability and global reach by announcing it is joining forces with fellow WPP AUNZ digital agency, DT, the region’s largest creative technology ...More >>

Investors wipe nearly $300M off Sky TV valuation

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:30:01 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Sky TV Network Television shares were hammered when trading opened on the New Zealand stock exchange this morning, with investors wiping $293 million off the value of the pay-TV provider after this morning's rejection of its ...More >>

World Press Photo Winners Heading to Auckland in July

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:54:59 +1300 | Rotary Club Of Auckland

The prestigious annual exhibition of the World Press Photo Contest is confirmed to return to Auckland’s Smith and Caughey’s , Queen Street from Saturday 1 July to Sunday 30 July 2017 , thanks to the Rotary Club of Auckland. The highly-anticipated ...More >>

Statement from Chief Executive NZ on Sky Vodafone ruling

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:21:45 +1300 | Vocus Communications

“This was the right call from the Commerce Commission, and we are very pleased with the ruling. More >>

Nominations now open for 2nd annual MATARIKI AWARDS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:59:16 +1300 | Maori Television

Nominations are now open for Māori Television’s second annual MATARIKI AWARDS 2017 to be broadcast live from the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Friday 21 July 2017 at 8.30pm. More >>

TVNZ posts 6.2% decline in first-half earnings

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:50:24 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Television New Zealand posted a 6.2 percent decline in first-half earnings as advertising revenue fell faster than operating costs, which the state-owned broadcaster said was a creditable performance in a declining TV market.More >>

Judgment: Spark NZ v Commerce Commission

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:04:27 +1300 | New Zealand High Court

IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND AUCKLAND REGISTRY CIV-2017-404-230 [2017] NZHC 238 More >>

ReadWriteWeb founder to be Newsroom Tech Columnist

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:43:39 +1300 | Newsroom

February 22, 2017 - Newsroom is pleased to announce that Richard MacManus, the founder of ReadWriteWeb, will be Newsroom's Technology columnist. More >>

Rural bachelors and Marcella Bakker - By Lynley Tulloch

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:22:46 +1300 | Lynley Tulloch

Rural New Zealand has had a lot of publicity recently. Polluted waterways, unmanageable debt, farmer suicide and animal cruelty - it seems all bad news. Now another issue has been added to the mix: the maintenance of New Zealand’s rural population due ...More >>

Disbelief, disagreement greet major media merger plan

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:32:05 +1300 | Horizon Research Limited

Nearly three times as many New Zealanders oppose the proposed merger of the country’s two largest media companies than support it. More >>

TVNZ Delivers Stable Npat Half Year Result

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:33:53 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ has delivered an after tax net profit of $12.9 million for the six months to 31 December 2016, up 1% on the same period last year. More >>

Dotcom Case Judgment - Ortmann & Ors v USA

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:21:40 +1300 | New Zealand High Court

This summary is provided to assist in the understanding of the Court’s judgment. It does not comprise part of the reasons for that judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons ...More >>

Commissioner finds Westpac breached Nicky Hager’s privacy

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:29:40 +1300 | Felix Geiringer

Nicky Hager’s complaint against Westpac has been upheld by the Privacy Commissioner. The Privacy Commissioner found that Westpac had breached Mr Hager’s privacy by releasing his personal information to the Police without a warrant. This is part ...More >>

Chorus beats first-half profit expectations

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:42:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Chorus beat first-half profit expectations and raised its forecast for annual earnings as the telecommunications network operator benefited from the increase in regulated prices on its copper lines, even as connection numbers ...More >>

3 Wins Friday & Saturday Night, Project to Launch Tonight

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:06:15 +1300 | Mediaworks

Friday saw Three win the night in three key commercial demographics (25-54, 18-49 & HHS wk 0-14), with the night’s movie - Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull winning its timeslot in all four demographics - 25-54, 18-39, 18-49 ...More >>

Spark NZ Seeks Short-Term Pause

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:51:35 +1300 | Spark NZ

Pause would enable time for all parties to fairly consider their legal options before merger became a fait accompli More >>

Paakiwaha Promo 20 February 2017

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:23:46 +1300 | Radio Waatea

Paakiwaha is hosted today for the final time by Willie Jackson and broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from New Zealand on Air. More >>

 

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