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NZ On Air backing local music all the way

Friday, 17 October 2014, 9:49 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air congratulates the huge line up of NZ On Air funded artists in the finalist list for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards this year. More >>

More reasons to laugh coming to TV screens

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:02 am | NZ On Air

There will be lots to laugh about next year with two new and three returning television comedy series funded by NZ On Air. More >>

Viewers to enjoy a rich tapestry of factual programmes

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 12:52 pm | NZ On Air

Five one-off documentaries and extensive Anzac day coverage in 2015 have been supported by NZ On Air, bringing more true New Zealand stories to our screens. More >>

Diverse local content for a wide-range of viewers

Monday, 6 October 2014, 9:57 am | NZ On Air

Diverse local content for a wide-range of viewers NZ On Air is investing just over $9.5 million in content for a wide range of special interest audiences on television and digital media platforms. More >>

More stimulating local content for children

Friday, 3 October 2014, 10:35 am | NZ On Air

More stimulating local content for children on a variety of screens The range of local content on offer for children and young people is expanding, with new projects funded by NZ On Air for both television and digital platforms. More >>

Three new documentaries funded for screens big and small

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 10:25 am | NZ On Air

Three new documentaries funded for screens big and small A new collaboration between NZ On Air and the NZ Film Commission will produce three feature-length documentaries for cinema, television and online release. More >>

Million dollar initiative to encourage media collaboration

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:13 pm | NZ On Air

New million dollar initiative to encourage digital media collaboration between NZ and Canada New Zealand and Canada are together establishing a million dollar fund to encourage the co-production of innovative digital media projects for online audiences. More >>

Celebrating NZ music’s top talent

Monday, 4 August 2014, 11:33 am | NZ On Air

Celebrating NZ music’s top talent The biggest night of the year for the New Zealand music industry will be broadcast live later this year, with the funding support of NZ On Air. The Vodafone NZ Music Awards will this year screen live-to-air for two ... More >>

Topics as diverse as the country we live in – new TV docos

Friday, 1 August 2014, 10:53 am | NZ On Air

New Zealand TV viewers will be treated to documentaries and factual programmes on issues as diverse as the science of forensics, New Zealand’s obesity problem, housing affordability, bogans, and our social history through DNA following the latest NZ ... More >>

Two new drama series and a returning favourite secure funds

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 1:54 pm | NZ On Air

Legendary safe-cracker and criminal Ted West and his wife Rita are the central characters of a new series funded for TV3 that is a prequel to Outrageous Fortune . Set in 1970’s Auckland the historical drama will take Outrageous Fortune’s large and loyal audience ... More >>

New research shows traditional media still prevail

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 12:14 pm | NZ On Air

New research commissioned by NZ On Air confirms the majority of New Zealanders are still consuming traditional broadcast media - linear television and live radio - every day. However music audiences and the young are leading the charge to digital ... More >>

Connecting documentaries with new audiences

Friday, 4 July 2014, 4:00 pm | NZ On Air

A new million dollar joint initiative between the NZ Film Commission and NZ On Air aims to create diverse feature-length documentaries for both theatre and television screens. More >>

Five innovative stories chosen for first Māori webseries

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 2:18 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho have selected five innovative Māori webseries to be supported from a new joint $500,000 fund. Three series are for younger audiences; two will be made in both Te Reo and English. More >>

Joint documentary fund producing results

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 11:49 am | NZ On Air

The first documentary project supported by NZ On Air and the New Zealand Film Commission under the Joint Documentary Fund has gone into production, while funding for two more projects has just been finalised. More >>

Radio funding keeps diverse voices and music on the airwaves

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 1:14 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has confirmed funding for 2014/15 to ensure a diverse range of voices, languages and music extend choice for all New Zealanders on radio stations throughout the country. More >>

Diverse and informative local programmes get the nod

Friday, 30 May 2014, 10:05 am | NZ On Air

A lively new weekly programme for Māori youth, a look back at one of our most successful songs and its creator, and a series with three sisters who could run rings around the Kardashians have been supported by NZ On Air in the final funding round of the ... More >>

New Māori programmes bring variety to our screens

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 11:51 am | NZ On Air

New Māori programmes bring a landmark documentary and variety to our screens Both light entertainment and examination of a significant historic event will be covered in new programmes funded by NZ On Air under its Māori programming strategy, Te Rautaki ... More >>

New fund to support Māori webseries

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 9:42 am | NZ On Air

New fund to support Māori webseries 26 March 2014 An initiative just launched by NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho aims to create a way to tell stories by and for Māori outside the traditional broadcast model. The new joint fund for webseries has $500,000 ... More >>

Local content holds steady at 32% of television schedules

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:19 am | NZ On Air

Local content holds steady at 32% of television schedules The annual NZ On Air Local Content Report released today reveals some challenges being faced by the television sector. More >>

Health and popular music to feature in new local content

Friday, 14 March 2014, 12:40 pm | NZ On Air

A new science-based documentary series will seek answers to worrying declining health statistics for New Zealanders, asking the question Why Are We Fat? In funding decisions made by NZ On Air this week, the Razor Films production for Prime was supported. More >>



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