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Mediaworks Radio to Launch ‘Rova’ Digital Audio Programme

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:06:15 +1300 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks has today announced its new digital audio streaming platform rova will go live in January 2017. More >>

Industry, media ‘must ensure consumers get food facts’

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:12:03 +1300 | Food and Grocery Council

The food industry and the media have a responsibility to ensure consumers are receiving information about food based on fact, not fads and hearsay, say two public relations practitioners.More >>

The BSA And The Terror-tories

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:18:42 +1300 | Shalom.Kiwi

Hey, you didn’t forget about The Occupation for a minute did you? No silly, we are not talking about Northern Cyprus, Tibet, Crimea, Balochistan, Western Sahara, or any of the other occupations around the world that you never hear about.More >>

Destination Wairarapa Launches Beer And Birds Campaign

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:47:21 +1300 | Destination Wairarapa

A campaign inspiring New Zealanders to fly into Palmerston North airport then travel to the Wairarapa via SH2 has been launched by Destination Wairarapa, the regional tourism organisation. Destination Wairarapa marketing manager Barb Hyde says the ...More >>

MediaWorks Radio Shuffles 2017 Lineup

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:48:36 +1300 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks Radio Shuffles 2017 Lineup, Zumbo’s Just Desserts Gets Sweet Results & Story’s Christmas Track Hits #1 Wednesday saw MediaWorks Radio announce a number of major lineup changes across its radio brands for 2017. The Edge Afternoons ...More >>

The Nation: who’s been naughty and who’s been nice

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 17:29:50 +1300 | The Nation

This weekend on The Nation... Lisa Owen and Patrick Gower have made their lists, checked them twice, now you can decide who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. More >>

Free Branding to Uplift Small Businesses

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:39:39 +1300 | Waking Giants

Branding and growth strategists Waking Giants are offering a free branding package to help uplift small businesses. Each calendar month they will choose a person/company that puts themselves forward for some free branding advice and design. More >>

Appointments to NZ Film Commission Board

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:37:56 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Two new members have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission Board, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. More >>

One Entreprenuerial Kiwi Is Sharing It All

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:16:32 +1300 | Steven Male

Christmas is a time of happiness for most. But for a lot of small business owners, it's a time of extreme financial stress. One Kiwi wants to change that. More >>

On Consumer NZ ‘Bad Taste Food Awards’ announcement

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:09:26 +1300 | Kelloggs

“We approach the advertising of our foods with a strong commitment to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Nutri-Grain is a source of fibre from wheat and oats and is a source of protein with 8.5g per serve. The information on pack ...More >>

Scoop Launches HiveMind Interactive Discussion Platform

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:14:42 +1300 | The Scoop Foundation

Today Scoop launched HiveMind a new platform for citizen engagement and people powered decision making in collaboration with Public Engagement Partners. ‘The hivemind’ is a term used to describe large groups of people who share their knowledge or opinions ...More >>

New Leadership And “Red Carpet” Streaming Experience

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:27:02 +1300 | Quickflix

Quickflix, NZ’s original movie and TV streaming service, has announced the first of many highly-anticipated changes to its legacy digital movie streaming business with today’s launch of Quickflix Access and Quickflix Red Carpet, new products ...More >>

NZ media ownership report 2016

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:27:14 +1300 | Auckland University of Technology

In 2016, the New Zealand media sector was left shaken and stirred as the ownership and market structures of media companies faced dramatic changes. The JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2016 observes that the New Zealand media and telecom sectors ...More >>

Justin Barnes hired as Executive Creative Director

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:18:26 +1300 | J. Walter Thompson

AUCKLAND, Dec 1, 2016 – After a global search, J. Walter Thompson New Zealand has hired Justin Barnes as Executive Creative Director. Justin, who was most recently Creative Director at SapientNitro in London, will take the creative reins in January.More >>

Institutional investors now dominate media company ownership

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:11:36 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Institutional investors now dominate the ownership and governance of New Zealand media companies, according to the sixth annual update on local media ownership from the Auckland University of Technology's Journalism, Media and Democracy ...More >>

Big guns blindside start-up news business

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 09:26:46 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The country's two largest news publishers blindsided a start-up competitor involving two of the country's most experienced journalists, publishing a marketing pitch for a revamped Newsroom service as part of their submissions supporting ...More >>

Julian Assange: No More Secrets, No More Lies

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:24:47 +1300 | Think Inc

From the Embassy of Ecuador in London, Assange will be transported live back to Auckland & Melbourne simultaneously via video link, with audience members in both cities having the opportunity to ask questions to one of the world’s most notorious figures. ...More >>

News coverage potential additional stressor for families

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:17:43 +1300 | Start with You

The earth moved for many New Zealanders this month – and following what for many people were concerning US election results, there’s been plenty to stress about. News coverage can accentuate the seriousness or danger of these events and exacerbate ...More >>

RLWC2017 announce NZME as Official Media Partner

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:54:18 +1300 | Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) is delighted to announce New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) as the tournament’s Official Media Partner in New Zealand. More >>

The Dog & Lemon Guide is twenty

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:19:17 +1300 | Dog And Lemon guide

First published on November 30, 1996, as a paperback guide to car buying, The Dog & Lemon Guide has always caused controversy. More >>


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