Latest Media Headlines

13 reasons Why: reasons to check in on our kids

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:15:05 +1200 | Le Va

Le Va, a Pacific not-for-profit organisation whose work spans mental health, suicide prevention, addictions, violence prevention and cultural competency, is urging caregivers to check in on their young people and to equip themselves with the skills to spot ...More >>

Ngā Aho Whakaari view on talk of public media service

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:37:29 +1200 | Nga Aho Whakaari

The Māori screen industry is actively monitoring discussions on the future of public broadcasting. It has been suggested that Radio New Zealand and TV One will be merged to become a public broadcaster. There is also talk that Māori Television may be ...More >>

Doctors need to get above the noise on social media

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:01:13 +1200 | The Australian and NZ College of Anaesthetists

Doctors need to be active on social media and other communication platforms to offset the noise of the anti-science movement according to a visiting professor of anaesthesiology, Dr Ed Mariano from Stanford University in the US.More >>

Sky TV cans dividend, writes off $670m

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:37:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television won't pay a dividend for the first time since 2005 and has written down the value of the business by $670 million as it prepares to fight more aggressively for content rights under new leadership. More >>

Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition Supports Patients

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:21:21 +1200 | Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition

Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition (BCAC) stands with all people living with advanced breast cancer and their supporters who have advocated for changes in medicines funding and the health system. We also fully support those with other cancers and diseases ...More >>

Stadium announces new naming rights agreement with Sky

Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:06:45 +1200 | Wellington Regional Stadium Trust

Wellington Regional Stadium Trust (WRST) and Sky Network Television Ltd (Sky) have announced a new partnership that will see Sky secure the naming rights of the Stadium from 1 January 2020.More >>

The Detail: How Big Pharma operates in New Zealand

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:04:07 +1200 | RNZ

Cancer has become a political football. Funding of drugs, treatments, and heartbreaking stories of sufferers have many questioning the role of the country’s unique drug-funding agency Pharmac.More >>

Rare Disorders NZ supports patient advocates

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:57:38 +1200 | NZORD

Rare Disorders NZ (RDNZ) supports all people living with a chronic health condition who are brave enough to share their experiences with the media to advocate for changes in the health system. More >>

NZ finalists announced for 2019 News Media Awards

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:36:40 +1200 | NewsMediaWorks

NewsMediaWorks today announced the finalists for the 2019 News Media Awards that showcase and celebrate the best professionally generated news content, industry innovations and people that are driving the industry forward across news media publishing.More >>

Stuff pulls pin on media companies' joint ad-buying business

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:44:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 20 (BusinessDesk) - A four-way automated advertising collaboration between the country's largest media companies is being wound up after one of the four - Australian-owned Stuff - pulled the pin on its involvement as part of a strategic review of its operations ...More >>

Gaming and media sector could be low hanging fruit for Gov

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:57:06 +1200 | Make Lemonade

Interactive media, the world’s largest and fastest-growing media sector, could be the low hanging fruit for the New Zealand government when it comes to their industry transformation plans, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. He was commenting ...More >>

BSA releases decisions on coverage of mosque attacks

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:48:38 +1200 | Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Authority has today released decisions on four complaints about New Zealand broadcast coverage of the 15 March 2019 mosque attacks. More >>

Police repeatedly broke the law while investigating RawShark

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:24:17 +1200 | Nicky Hager

Nicky Hager welcomes today’s Independent Police Conduct Authority report upholding a complaint by the Green Party. More >>

Police response to IPCA findings

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:20:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police acknowledge the findings of the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) report into the 2014 search of a property belonging to Nicky Hager. More >>

Breach of 'journalistic privilege' during unlawful search

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:18:02 +1200 | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the Police's unlawful search of Nicky Hager's property in October 2014 resulted from an unwitting neglect of duty and did not amount to misconduct by any individual officer. Police policy at the ...More >>

Hager case highlights threats to media independence

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:18:02 +1200 | Green Party

Today’s Independent Policy Conduct Authority (IPCA) report into the 2014 raid on Nicky Hager’s home confirms that Police conduct was wrong and overstepped the clear legal protections that journalists have to defend their sources and provide independent ...More >>

Regional News Coverage to Be Boosted

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:29:12 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Eight journalists are being sought to work as local democracy reporters in regional newsrooms across New Zealand. The recruitment aims to boost reporting on local body issues and the work of publicly funded institutions, local councils, health boards ...More >>

Q+A: Minister Kelvin Davis interviewed by Jack Tame

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 08:21:14 +1200 | TVNZ

Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has admitted parts of the prison system are “extremely racist” and says that’s why the Government is asking Māori to work with it to make changes.More >>

Making fresh Sound in the Capital

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:16:03 +1200 | POW Studios

POW Studios, Wellington’s award-winning Post Production Company, celebrated their shift across Wellington, from Miramar to a larger custom-built facility in Mount Cook with Dame Gaylene Preston officially opening their new premises, last Wednesday.More >>

Waatea Livestreams Second Historic Māori Hui

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:18:31 +1200 | Waatea News

Waatea News at the invitation of the North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency will exclusively broadcast the next Māori-led Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki starting today at 1pm.More >>


InfoPages News Channels