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WOMAD goes Literary

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:23:54 +1300 | Joseph Cederwall

Usually host to a world of music and dance, this year WOMAD is expanding their horizons to incorporate the ‘world of words’ – a sort of pop-up global literary café. The programme is focused on literature, poetry and stories and thinking from around ...More >>

New Zealand Press Council seeks a Public Member

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:41:48 +1300 | New Zealand Press Council

The New Zealand Press Council is currently seeking applications from suitable candidates for appointment as a member of the Council representing the public. The appointee will be required to start in January 2017.More >>

Radio Sport Announces New Line Up For 2017

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:03:41 +1300 | Radio Sport

26 October 2016 – Radio Sport announced today an exciting new lineup from 2017, with shows debuting on the station as early as October 31. More >>

Our Big Blue Backyard Returns to TVNZ 1

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:26:41 +1300 | TVNZ1

The second series of NHNZ produced Our Big Blue Backyard premieres this week, promising even more awe-inspiring moments from New Zealand’s extraordinary marine environments. More >>

Introducing New Zealand’s Charming New Food Star

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:49:56 +1300 | New Zealand Avocado

TAURANGA, 25th October 2016: Move over M&Ms, there’s a charismatic new food star in our midst and he’s as home-grown and healthy as they come! More >>

9 out of 10 think broadband is more important than rugby

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:37:38 +1300 | Broadband Compare

Who’s watching the All Blacks this weekend? It seems Kiwis think the internet is far more important… More >>

Sky TV's Fellet say submissions against merger 'misleading'

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:01:47 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television chief executive John Fellet has hit out at submissions opposing the pay-television broadcaster’s planned $3.44 billion merger with Vodafone, describing them as “unified by their predictability and misleading ...More >>

New Zealand Children’s Advertising Codes to be strengthened

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:02:24 +1300 | Association of New Zealand Advertisers

The recommendations from the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) review of the existing children’s advertising codes has highlighted that New Zealand’s existing advertising rules, with respect to children, were fundamentally sound but ...More >>

Magna Expands Actus into NZ

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:40:41 +1300 | Magna Systems and Engineering

AUCKLAND, 20 October 2016 – Magna Systems and Engineering has expanded its partner and reseller agreement with Actus Digital from the Asia Pacific region to now also include Australia and New Zealand.More >>

Changes to modernise election broadcasting

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:16:00 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Justice and Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams says a planned refresh of the outdated format of election broadcasts will modernise them in time for the 2017 General Election. More >>

ComCom expects NZME/Fairfax ruling to get int'l attention

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:29:23 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The chair of the Commerce Commission, Mark Berry, has said he expects the outcome of their ruling on the NZME/Fairfax Media merger proposal to be of international interest.More >>

HWPL and Aljazeera to sign an MOU

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:15:41 +1300 | HWPL

Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light(HWPL) has signed a memorandum of understanding(MOU) with the Aljazeera media network, one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels, to achieve their common goals: the cessation of ...More >>

The Edge Afternoon Show is on the Search for a New Co-Host

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:27:15 +1300 | Mediaworks

The Edge is searching for a new co-host after Guy Williams announced today he will be leaving The Guy, Sharyn and Clint show at the end of 2016. More >>

Patrick Gower’s Trump Tape Goes Global

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:20:53 +1300 | Mediaworks

Monday morning saw the U.S. Election receive a local jolt, with comments from a 1993 New Zealand interview with U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump picked up by thousands of global media outlets.More >>

Nadia: food and lifestyle authority launches magazine

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:49:47 +1300 | Bauer Media

Nadia Lim – celebrity cook, qualified dietitian, entrepreneur and mother – can now add publishing to her growing list of achievements with the launch of her new magazine, NADIA , which hits all magazine retailers today.More >>

Māori Television to Relocate to South Auckland

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:15:33 +1300 | Maori Television

Māori Television has selected a south Auckland site as the location for its new headquarters. More >>

National Geographic and Ad2one announce Ad Sales Partnership

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:47:23 +1300 | AD2ONE Group

Ad2one today announced a partnership with National Geographic Partners to manage advertising sales for and’s New Zealand audience.More >>

Fibre connections double in one year

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:27:11 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

The number of fibre-optic broadband connections in New Zealand has more than doubled since June 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. Over 220,000 broadband connections in New Zealand are made through fibre, compared with 105,000 one year ago. As at ...More >>

Print industries celebrate the International Print Day

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:00:22 +1300 | PrintNZ

Print, paper and design professionals around the globe are taking part in a 24-hour social media event next week to emphasise to the digital world the industry's love for and dedication to print and paper.More >>

NZME, Fairfax lose digital ad share in growing market

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:15:17 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 12 (BusinessDesk) - NZME and Fairfax New Zealand have lost market share in the digital ad space, while still growing revenue, as they continue to defend the proposed merger to create a dominant nationwide publisher.More >>


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