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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 >>

Busy Year for NZ On Air with New Funding Model

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:55 am | NZ On Air

A total revamp of the funding model was a major achievement for NZ On Air in 2016/17 as reported in the NZ On Air Annual Report, just tabled in Parliament. More >>

Local Television & Online Content in Good Heart

Friday, 1 December 2017, 10:26 am | NZ On Air

Local Television And Online Content in Good Heart – Congratulations to NZ TV Award Winners NZ On Air congratulates the winners of tonight’s NZ TV Awards for helping to keep quality local content on screens. More >>

New daily children’s TV show

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 12:31 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has today announced funding for a new multi-platform daily children’s TV show, Fanimals , which centres around kids and their pets. More >>

A deserved nod for behind-the-scenes heroes of local TV

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 8:08 pm | NZ On Air

A deserved nod for behind-the-scenes heroes of local television NZ On Air congratulates the winners of tonight’s NZ Television Craft Awards for the top quality behind-the-scenes work that has created two masterful pieces of television. More >>

NZ On Air Funded Factual Content to Reach New Audiences

Monday, 2 October 2017, 11:12 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air funded factual content to reach new audiences on new platforms A wider than ever range of factual content for diverse audiences has been supported in the latest NZ On Air funding decisions. More >>

Exciting new local content for primary aged children

Friday, 29 September 2017, 9:53 am | NZ On Air

Exciting new local content for primary aged children NZ On Air has invested in a swathe of new local content for primary aged children; most of it will be found on a new online home for children’s content*, a collaboration between NZ On Air and ... More >>

NZ and Canada renew digital media coproduction incentive

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:25 am | NZ On Air

New Zealand and Canada renew digital media coproduction incentive NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) have announced the renewal of their partnership, now in its fourth year, to encourage the coproduction of digital media content between ... More >>

Local storytellers receive a boost to put more on screen

Monday, 24 July 2017, 10:55 am | NZ On Air

Drama and comedy with strong local flavours have received $15.5 million in support from NZ On Air in the first application round of the new NZ Media Fund. More >>

Local factual screen content is in more places than ever

Friday, 21 July 2017, 1:35 pm | NZ On Air

It’s a fact: local factual screen content is in more places than ever before Audiences who love documentaries and other factual content can now enjoy compelling New Zealand stories in more places than ever before. More >>

NZ On Air and TVNZ to bring it home for kiwi kids

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:14 am | NZ On Air

An innovative collaboration between NZ On Air and TVNZ will deliver an engaging locally curated online home for children’s video and interactive content. More >>

More uniquely NZ stories for local audiences

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3:44 pm | NZ On Air

More uniquely NZ stories for local audiences to extend diversity on screens Arts, architecture, psychology, kaupapa māori and rural comedy are among new stories for local screen investments from NZ On Air ahead of a radical revamp of the funding ... More >>

Local TV content steady

Friday, 21 April 2017, 12:07 pm | NZ On Air

New Zealanders enjoyed slightly more new local television content last year but less local content in prime time. More >>

NZ On Air confirms new platform neutral funding strategy

Monday, 19 December 2016, 4:02 pm | NZ On Air

19 December 2016 NZ On Air confirms new platform neutral funding strategy NZ On Air will adopt a new single strategy and single media fund from July 1 2017, after receiving overwhelming support for the new approach from stakeholders. More >>

New stories on screen for audiences of all ages and interest

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 10:11 am | NZ On Air

New stories on screen for audiences of all ages and interests A new children’s drama series, a family feature film, and a returning favourite series are set to bring more diverse stories to local TV screens. More >>

Women dominate creative roles in newly funded webseries

Friday, 9 December 2016, 1:05 pm | NZ On Air

Women dominate creative roles in newly funded webseries Women are strongly represented in key roles in NZ On Air’s latest funded webseries. More >>

New challenging, thoughtful, and cultural TV programmes

Friday, 9 December 2016, 12:47 pm | NZ On Air

New challenging, thoughtful, and cultural TV programmes approved for diverse audiences New Zealand audiences can look forward to a host of insightful new factual programmes coming to television screens. More >>

NZ On Air steers a calm course against tide of international

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:08 pm | NZ On Air

Against a backdrop of rapid media change and a flood of international content NZ On Air’s report to Parliament on its achievements in the 2015/16 year shows ongoing commitment to getting local content to New Zealand audiences. More >>

Our diverse communities celebrated on screen

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 1:00 pm | NZ On Air

Our diverse communities celebrated on screen NZ On Air has committed $9.35m in funding in its latest decisions for special interest television programmes, many of them offering insights to and appreciation of our multi-ethnic culture. More >>

 

 

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