NZ On Air - Latest News [Page 1]

New programmes feature te ao Māori

Friday, 31 July 2015, 5:00 pm | NZ On Air

New programmes feature te ao Māori As we celebrate Māori language week NZ On Air is pleased to announce support for a range of new television programmes that help to bring te ao Māori to broad New Zealand audiences. More >>

$20 million invested in new New Zealand drama

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 10:51 am | NZ On Air

$20 million invested in new New Zealand drama Local stories will feature strongly in next year’s television line-ups with NZ On Air investing $20.3 million from its first funding round of the financial year in drama and dramatised documentary. More >>

Celebrating 50 years of a beautiful documentary series

Monday, 27 July 2015, 2:05 pm | NZ On Air

Rivalling Coronation Street in longevity, and the very best documentary series worldwide, Country Calendar will next year celebrate 50 years on air. NZ On Air has been backing the series since 1991. More >>

New local programmes in the pipeline

Friday, 24 July 2015, 12:05 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is backing a raft of new local arts and culture television programmes to appeal to audiences across the spectrum. More >>

Providing local media content for children

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 9:15 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is turning its attention to the future of local media content for children, launching a consultation on proposed changes to the types of children’s content it funds. More >>

More funding for TV captions to increase access

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 11:49 am | NZ On Air

More funding for TV captions to increase access NZ On Air has increased funding to provide more captions and audio description on television programmes for the hearing and sight impaired. More >>

A blast from the past for knowledge geeks

Friday, 15 May 2015, 12:52 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has agreed to support Cue Television from Invercargill to make a new series of the popular general knowledge quiz show for Prime. The original programme, based on the BBC format, screened from 1976 to 1989. More >>

A new approach to promoting NZ music

Monday, 4 May 2015, 9:31 am | NZ On Air

A new approach to promoting NZ music A new online initiative to get more people discovering and enjoying NZ music aims to increase the number of streams of tracks by NZ artists. More >>

NZ-made TV programmes are world-beaters

Friday, 17 April 2015, 12:27 pm | NZ On Air

Three NZ On Air-funded TV programmes have won medals at a prestigious international TV festival proving locally made content is up there with the best in the world. More >>

Local TV content holds its own in a fast-changing market

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 12:13 pm | NZ On Air

The NZ On Air Local Content Report 2014 released today shows a 3% increase in local television programming last year across the six free-to-air channels monitored. TheLocal Content Report has been recording the trends and changes in the local content landscape ... More >>

Bold new transmedia initiatives knock down borders

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 9:46 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $1.2M (CAD) to three digital media co-productions. Of the total, NZ On Air will contribute 582,000 (CAD) and the CMF will contribute 618,000 (CAD) towards the projects. More >>

NZ On Air gives a boost to investigative journalism

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 2:03 pm | NZ On Air

8 April 2015 NZ On Air gives a boost to investigative journalism NZ On Air will fund a new investigative journalism strand for TV3 called 3D Investigates. More >>

Diverse Māōri stories to be told in new documentaries

Friday, 13 March 2015, 12:53 pm | NZ On Air

Diverse Māōri stories to be told in new documentaries A number of diverse programmes featuring Māori stories have been supported by NZ On Air, bringing more of NZ’s unique culture and heritage to TV screens. More >>

Colourful line up of programmes get the green light

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 1:08 pm | NZ On Air

A nostalgic journey back to New Zealand of a by-gone era captured in amateur film footage, and more beautiful and awe-inspiring journeys through our oceans are just two of the colourful new documentary projects to secure NZ On Air funding. More >>

NZ On Air and Porirua City Council join forces

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:56 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air and Porirua City Council join forces to showcase the region through music Porirua City is the first local body to join forces with NZ On Air in a new incentive-based funding scheme which will encourage the filming of music videos outside of the main ... More >>

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 >>



InfoPages Links



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news