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NZ 2014 Leaders Index - week ending 29 August

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:19:56 +1200 | iSentia

Below is iSentia’s first weekly Leaders’ Index, showing the relative amount of coverage of nine Party Leaders in the lead up to the National Election across news media and social media. We will produce these reports for the next three weeks on ...More >>

Minister announces draft white space licencing rules

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:11:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has today announced draft licencing rules for the use of television white space devices in New Zealand. More >>

Leaders Dinner with Campbell Live, Dessert with RadioLIVE

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:47:28 +1200 | Mediaworks

John Campbell is hosting Colin Craig, Winston Peters, Laila Harre, Metiria Turei, Peter Dunne, Jamie Whyte and Te Ururoa Flavell LIVE from Auckland’s Grand Harbour Restaurant on Wednesday 3 September at 7pm.More >>

SKY Continues to Innovate

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:36:11 +1200 | Sky TV

SKY customers will soon be enjoying upgraded MY SKY services, internet connectivity, video on-demand, upgraded legacy decoders and a modernised electronic programme guide (EPG). A Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service for non-SKY customers will also ...More >>

SMC Heads-Up: E-cigarettes, SMCs gather in NZ, crisis advice

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:33:45 +1200 | Science Media Centre

SMC Heads-Up:E-cigarettes risks highlighted, SMCs gather in NZ, science advice in times of crisis More >>

CORRECT: TVNZ lifts annual profit 25% on flat ad revenue

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:33 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, lifted annual profit 25 percent, ahead of forecast and despite a dip in advertising revenue, while quitting its stake in the pay-TV Igloo joint venture with Sky Network Television.More >>

Spark New Zealand selects OTT platform provider, Xstream

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:35:16 +1200 | Spark

Spark New Zealand (formerly Telecom NZ), a New Zealand- wide communications and internet service provider, has selected Xstream’s award winning professional video management platform, Xstream MediaMaker™, for delivery of their new OTT video service, ...More >>

Holden celebrates 60 Years in NZ with campaign by Isobar

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:29:13 +1200 | Isobar

When it comes to cars in New Zealand, there aren’t many more iconic than Holden, and the brand is celebrating 60 years of loyal customers via a series of vignettes housed on a dedicated section within, developed by digital creative ...More >>

2014 Variation Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:11:32 +1200 | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released a variation decision on the amount of time and money allocated to political parties for the broadcasting of election programmes for the 2014 General Election.More >>

New General Manager, Māori and Pacific Programmes

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:47:46 +1200 | TVNZ

TVNZ has appointed Raewyn Rasch to the position of GM, Māori and Pacific Programmes. More >>

Landmark book on New Zealand’s iconic tuatara released

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:59:30 +1200 | Canterbury University Press

A landmark publication about New Zealand’s iconic reptile, the tuatara, has been released by Canterbury University Press (CUP). More >>

Growing a nation of gardeners

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:46:52 +1200 | Goode PR

29 August 2014 Growing a nation of gardeners - NZ Gardener celebrates 70 years in print More >>

TVNZ profit up

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:59:56 +1200 | Television New Zealand

TVNZ has posted a net profit after tax of $18.1 million, up 25% on the same period last year. More >>

Dirty Politics Impacts National Party Support

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:19:26 +1200 | Fairfax Media

Media Release – For Immediate Release Dirty Politics Impacts National Party Support Support for National has dropped by 4.3% to 50.8%, the latest / Ipsos political poll shows. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Cleared by the Privacy Commissioner

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:07:44 +1200 | Martin Doyle

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Cleared by the Privacy Commissioner Click for big version. *** Facebook: Martin Doyle cartoons Twitter @Mart_cartoons More >>

First Global Conference on Science Advice to Governments

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:27:39 +1200 | Sir Peter Gluckman Chief Science Advisor

I want to welcome you to Auckland. When we planned this meeting we did not expect to be in the middle of an election campaign - an election which has been brought forward because NZ has the chance for the first time to be at G20 and there is broad ...More >>

Award for Development journalism [Updated deadline]

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:00:49 +1200 | Volunteer Service Abroad

Volunteer Service Abroad has changed the deadline for submissions to its award for excellence in development journalism. The final deadline is Monday 8 September. This is a week later than was originally communicated. All other dates remain unchanged.More >>

Lightbox is Live!

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:37:44 +1200 | Lightbox

New Zealand’s newest online subscription TV service is now live. Lightbox delivers thousands of hours of insanely good TV available to anyone with broadband, regardless of their internet provider, on an all-you-can-eat basis.More >>

New book 'Terminal Wanderlust' featuring 'Circles & Bumps'

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:19:53 +1200 | Kelvin Hayes

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Mediaworks Tv Inks New Content Deal with Nbcuniversal

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:11:25 +1200 | Mediaworks

MediaWorks TV has announced a new agreement with US studio NBCUniversal, securing programming that will play across both TV3 and FOUR. More >>


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