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Success in finding fresh Asian and Pasifika storytellers

Monday, 12 August 2019, 11:08 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is backing three exciting new projects that break fresh ground in content for NZ audiences, and will propel careers. More >>

Encore Screenings for local rugby docudrama 'By the Balls'

Friday, 2 August 2019, 9:27 am | NZ On Air

By popular demand, local rugby feature By the Balls has confirmed two New Zealand International Film Festival encore screenings at the Academy Theatre in Auckland on Thursday August 8th at 4pm and 8.15pm. More >>

Many more of our authentic NZ stories to be revealed

Monday, 22 July 2019, 2:31 pm | NZ On Air

Important New Zealand stories revealing many different perspectives will be told with the latest funding from NZ On Air for factual content. More >>

Homegrown drama and comedy on a winning streak

Friday, 19 July 2019, 12:28 pm | NZ On Air

New Zealand drama and comedy writers and creators have cause to celebrate – with exciting new projects supported in NZ On Air’s latest funding round, and some real hits in the past year. More >>

NZ On Air celebrates 30 years

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 8:42 am | NZ On Air

Well known artists got together for a highlight of the evening New Zealand’s public media funding agency NZ On Air is celebrating 30 years of supporting content that allows us to see and hear ourselves in media – New Zealand’s stories, in our ... More >>

NZ On Air reports improvement in diversity of key creatives

Friday, 28 June 2019, 9:40 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air’s fourth Diversity Report shows a more diverse mix of content creators in key screen production roles, but there is still under-representation of Asian screen creatives, and women in music. More >>

NZ On Air and RNZ launch new Local Democracy Reporting

Monday, 27 May 2019, 10:08 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air and RNZ launch new Local Democracy Reporting service with NPA More >>

Research reflects difficult of making a living as a creative

Monday, 20 May 2019, 3:12 pm | NZ On Air

Research reflects significant challenges of making a living as a creative professional in Aotearoa More >>

Development Funding Announced for Ten Drama Series from NZ

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:18 am | NZ On Air

New Zealand funding agencies, NZ On Air and the New Zealand Film Commission have partnered on the development of ten series ideas with international and domestic appeal. More >>

Five stories of voyage navigate our past

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 10:24 am | NZ On Air

Five thought-provoking new projects exploring stories of voyage are among the latest Factual projects to win NZ On Air funding. More >>

A clean sweep for women creatives

Friday, 10 May 2019, 11:45 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has wrapped up the financial year with two Scripted projects supported from the final funding round, both led by women creatives with starkly different stories. More >>

NZ On Air and RNZ Joint Innovation fund

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 11:12 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air and RNZ Joint Innovation fund delivers on diversity Twenty-five multimedia projects to spark curiosity and kōrero have been funded for diverse New Zealand audiences through the NZ On Air / RNZ Joint Innovation Fund. More >>

News by kids, for kids

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 10:30 am | NZ On Air

Primary aged tamariki will soon have their own news to help them understand the world around them and become informed young citizens. More >>

New children’s media content to expand young minds

Friday, 8 March 2019, 12:08 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is expanding the range of fun and educational interactive content and games for tamariki available on HEIHEI , the online platform created by TVNZ and NZ On Air for children’s content. The investment comes at a time of national discussion ... More >>

NZ screens and airwaves to be filled with new stories

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:27 am | NZ On Air

Factual story-telling that reveals more of who we are, the land we live in, and the many and varied communities that make up our nation, feature in a strong new line-up of NZ On Air-funded content for 2019. 24 separate projects have gained support out ... More >>

Lighten up with lots of brand new screen comedy next year

Friday, 7 December 2018, 10:20 am | NZ On Air

Five brand new screen drama and comedy projects and one internationally successful returning series will provide more opportunities for audiences to see and hear authentically New Zealand stories in 2019. More >>

Public media journalism boosted with new government funding

Monday, 3 December 2018, 2:01 pm | NZ On Air

Nine widely diverse journalism projects have now been selected to receive funding support through the new $6 million Joint Innovation Fund, a collaborative approach by NZ On Air and RNZ to commission public media content for New Zealand audiences. More >>

Big uplift in demand for funded public media

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 11:46 am | NZ On Air

A fundamental change more than a year ago has resulted in much more diverse public media and a 50% increase in the number of funding applications NZ On Air has received in the first year of its platform-neutral funding strategy. More >>

$15m investment in children’s media to strengthen identity

Friday, 5 October 2018, 11:19 am | NZ On Air

$15m is being invested in new local children’s content to create a huge range of fun, engaging, (and don’t tell the kids…educational!) content that reinforces identity. More >>

New funding addresses high-needs gaps in public media

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 1:11 pm | NZ On Air

New funding addresses high-needs gaps in public media content Crucial gaps in public media content will be targeted with $4m additional funding provided in this year’s Budget to NZ On Air for contestable funding. More >>



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