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Māori TV Appoints Interim Head of News and Current Affairs

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:43:11 +1300 | Maori TV

Māori Television has appointed award-winning journalist and TV broadcaster Maramena Roderick to the position of Interim Head of News and Current Affairs. Maramena Roderick has an extensive background in journalism having reported for the New Zealand Herald ...More >>

Minister congratulates sports media winners

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:34:56 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister congratulates sports media winners Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman paid tribute last night to the country’s top sports journalists, broadcasters and photographers at the annual Sir Terry McLean National Sports Journalism Awards. ...More >>

New Zealand China television co-production agreement signed

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:47:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand has achieved an important milestone with the first ever television co-production agreement being signed by any country with China, say Trade Minister Tim Groser and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry.More >>

3News Celebrates 25 Years

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:01:40 +1300 | Mediaworks

TV3’s flagship daily news bulletin was first broadcast at 6pm on 27 November 1989, providing New Zealanders with their first alternative home-grown television news service. Fast forward to 2014 and 3News is the cornerstone of a 24-hour multi-platform ...More >>

New details on Brett Fraser homicide to be released

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:57:04 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police investigating the death of 51 year-old Brett Fraser will release new information about the case on tonight's "Police Ten 7" show. More >>

Scholarship programme for creative young New Zealanders

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:45:39 +1300 | THE Marketing Company

Since 2004 THE Marketing Company has helped business owners grow their business dreams through training courses that get results. Now they have taken to helping young people follow their passions in a completely different way; by helping creative ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the SAS role against Islamic State

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:19:31 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Could this news report serve to explain – in a nutshell – why Prime Minister John Key has not ruled out the SAS forming part of New Zealand’s contribution to the fight against Islamic State? From the New York Times a fortnight ago: With relatively ...More >>

Jono And Ben Celebrate TV3’s 1/2 Half Century

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:01:58 +1300 | TV3

Jono And Ben Celebrate TV3’s 1/2 Half Century TV3’s 25th birthday is a huge occasion. In honour of this, Jono, Ben, Guy and Rose have been allowed an extra 30 minutes of airtime and an earlier slot for their extravaganza Jono and Ben Celebrate ...More >>

NZ Show ‘Coverband’ Commissioned by American Network

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:52:04 +1300 | Elephant Publicity

A script for the New Zealand television series COVERBAND has been commissioned by the number one broadcaster in America. More >>

Netflix's New Zealand launch a great thing

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:34:29 +1300 | InternetNZ

InternetNZ is thrilled that Netflix has announced it will be launching in New Zealand next year. InternetNZ CEO Jordan Carter says it’s always a great thing to see new companies enter the broadcasting market and provide New Zealanders with the very ...More >>

TVNZ Seeking Independent Production Bids

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:32:15 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ is today requesting proposals from independent producers for outsourced production of its stable of Maori and Pacific programmes. TVNZ’s plan to outsource the programmes, with the exception of Te Karere, was announced a month ago, subject to further discussion ...More >>

Smoke Studios has the X-Factor

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:27:24 +1300 | Smoke Studios

The Auckland-based collective will produce the live tracks for the iconic show’s second New Zealand season. More >>

Nick Garrett Promoted to CEO of Colenso BBDO

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:17:27 +1300 | Clemenger Group

Clemenger Group Limited, New Zealand’s largest and most successful communications group, announced today the promotion of Nick Garrett, formerly Managing Director of Colenso BBDO, to the newly created role of CEO Colenso BBDO and Proximity. The ...More >>

Ethnic media can change with the times

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:59:43 +1300 | Niche Media

Ethnic media channels can expect to prosper if they produce a high quality, cost-effective and measurable product that convinces agencies, businesses and public bodies to allocate a bigger share of their advertising budgets.More >>

‘Star Car’ Driving Up Donations for Charity

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:39:00 +1300 | Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission’s new ‘Star Car’ is off to a roaring start. It’s a small Mission vehicle which has been converted into a mobile billboard and donation facility - equipped with cash donation slots and eftpos machines. Free chocolates ...More >>

MediaPA, teams up with STAAH

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:20:40 +1300 | MediaPA

New Zealand’s Social Media and Public Relations Specialists MediaPA, teams up with internationally recognised client: STAAH More >>

The Block NZ 2014 Finale is Ratings Winner

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:37:39 +1300 | Mediaworks

The two-hour finale of TV3's ratings winner, The Block NZ was one of the most exciting television events of 2014 with 849,500 (5+ cume) New Zealanders tuned in during Friday's two-hour broadcast in which Alex and Corban Walls won the contest - and a life-changing ...More >>

Tips to Keep You Out of the Kaka This Summer

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:34:44 +1300 | Maori Television Service

Launching for summer, New Zealand Post and Māori Television have produced three outrageous water safety commercials with an important safety message – kia maanu, kia ora (stay afloat, stay alive).More >>

NZME IPO plans still under way says APN

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:15:33 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - APN News & Media, the Australian publisher of the New Zealand Herald, has reaffirmed plans to float its local media operation, NZME, scotching media reports the initial public offer had stalled. More >>

Key used GCSB for political ends prior to 2014 election

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:25:46 +1300 | Green Party

New documents released to the Green Party show that Prime Minister John Key used New Zealand’s intelligence services for the National Party’s political ends a few days out from the 2014 election, the Green Party said today.More >>

 

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