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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 >>

22 new Factual projects reflecting NZ’s diverse identity

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:27 am | NZ On Air

Topics as diverse as religion, homelessness, music, suicide, nature and living with disabilities feature in a long list of new screen content supported by NZ On Air. More >>

More paranormal activity destined for screens

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 1:05 pm | NZ On Air

The acclaimed mockumentary comedy horror series Wellington Paranormal will be back next year with more supernatural activity on the streets of the capital. More >>

Traditional broadcast still dominant with most Kiwis

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 10:33 am | NZ On Air

The way New Zealanders consume media continues to change, although the pace of change is slowing, and traditional broadcast media still leads the pack, just. More >>

Funded regional media extended

Monday, 23 July 2018, 3:42 pm | NZ On Air

Two South Island regions will benefit from more multi-media reporting on current issues on their patch, with the support of NZ On Air. More >>

24 new factual projects for screen announced, $9m investment

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:04 pm | NZ On Air

24 new factual projects for screen announced totalling a $9m investment From a hotly contested application pool of 55 projects, NZ On Air has selected 24 vastly varied factual public media projects for screens, amounting to more than 7,600 minutes of ... More >>

Three powerful real-life dramas for TV audiences

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:02 am | NZ On Air

Three fascinating new drama projects have been green-lit along with the return of a much-loved audience favourite in the latest NZ On Air funding roun More >>

Support for new comedy talent and ideas

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 3:11 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is pleased to be supporting newer and experienced comedy talent to tickle the nation’s funny bone. More >>

Audiences and independent production sector win

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 1:12 pm | NZ On Air

Audiences and independent production sector win from more public media NZ On Air’s role as a funder of quality and diverse NZ public media content will be enhanced by new opportunities arising from a funding boost in 2018/19 announced today by the ... More >>

NZ On Air encouraged by boost to public media in Budget 2018

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:07 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air welcomes the announcement of an extra $15m in Budget 2018 for public media in 2018/19. More >>

New NZ On Air funded documentaries

Friday, 11 May 2018, 11:20 am | NZ On Air

There’s a world of contrast within the documentary projects to win NZ On Air support in the final funding round of the year. In total NZ On Air has committed $41.6 million to Factual content this year. More >>

$2m for projects shining light on women for Suffrage 125

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 1:19 pm | NZ On Air

$2m for screen projects to shine a light on women – marking Suffrage 125 NZ women will again lead the way, driving 11 television and online projects made about and by women to mark 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote. More >>

New Zealand-Canada coproductions receive over $500K

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 8:24 am | NZ On Air

20 March 2018 New Zealand-Canada coproductions receive over $500K NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a financing incentive of CAD $515,000 for two digital media coproduction projects under the New Zealand-Canada Digital Media ... More >>

No shortage of new quality factual stories

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 1:20 pm | NZ On Air

New Zealanders will have more diverse stories reflecting our own identity and interests, and more places to find them, with a raft of new factual content supported by NZ On Air. More >>

Diverse, innovative new dramas in NZ On Air pipeline

Monday, 11 December 2017, 12:27 pm | NZ On Air

Deliciously twisted black comedy, a psychological thriller, murder mysteries, and a story starring a transgender lead are all in the pipeline for New Zealand television and online audiences. More >>

 

 

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