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Preserving a place for breaking NZ music on radio

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 12:45 pm | NZ On Air

New Zealand music buffs will continue to hear the newest local music on commercial radio stations throughout the country next year, with funding from NZ On Air confirmed for a total of 23 hours of local new music programmes a week across 11 networks. More >>

Treat for audiences of documentary, factual, arts programmes

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:15 am | NZ On Air

Our beautiful country, its history and people will shine next year in a number of new series just funded by NZ On Air. Also supported will be another hard-hitting series from Nigel Latta and a remarkable true-life story. More >>

New sci-fi drama series for children to screen in prime time

Monday, 15 December 2014, 12:40 pm | NZ On Air

A new family-friendly drama series in the sci-fi thriller genre, a returning murder-mystery series and a hip-hop dance film will be coming to local TV screens following NZ On Air funding. More >>

Audiences have more choice in local content, 25 years on

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 4:52 pm | NZ On Air

Twenty-five years after it was created, NZ On Air continues to move swiftly to ensure New Zealanders can find and enjoy diverse local content how and when they want it. More >>

Recognition for top class local television productions

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 2:52 pm | NZ On Air

The finalists for the NZ On Air Best Television Feature category at the NZ Film Awards have been revealed. This is a new category made possible by the unusually high number of quality television features. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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