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Maori Documentary Winner at Qantas Awards 2008

Monday, 15 September 2008, 5:30 pm | Front of the Box

Front of the Box Productions LTD confirms its place as top Maori television production company by winning Best Maori Language Programme for its documentary ‘Children of the Revolution’ at the Qantas Film and TV Awards in Auckland on Saturday. More >>

Eye To Eye With Willie Jackson Is Back

Thursday, 3 April 2008, 5:22 pm | Front of the Box

Eye to Eye is back for 2008. It’s our fifth year and this is our first show of the year. It’s an election year and Willie will ask the questions that need to be asked. More >>

2007 New Zealand Media Peace Awards

Friday, 9 November 2007, 5:20 pm | Front of the Box

The New Zealand Media Peace Awards announced the boundary breaking gay, lesbian and transgender series Takatâpui as joint winner of the Premier TV/Film Award, at its annual ceremony in Auckland, Thursday night (08 November 07). More >>

Will Black Ferns be only team to bring home cup?

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 10:32 am | Front of the Box

The All Black team which trounced the Wallabies on Saturday night 26-12 and saw New Zealand win the Bledisloe Cup and take the Tri-nations title should bring home the rugby World Cup too, according to Eye to Eye panellists Melodie Robinson, Louisa ... More >>

Eye To Eye Tackles Women's Rugby

Friday, 20 July 2007, 3:51 pm | Front of the Box

The New Zealand Rugby Union is stacked with too many white middle aged men and needs to do more about supporting women's rugby, says former Black Fern and Silver Fern player Louisa Wall. More >>

Eye To Eye - ‘Racism in Australia'

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 2:27 pm | Front of the Box

John Howard is not just a racist bastard. He's hell bent on assimilating aboriginal Australians and stealing their mineral rich land too, says the Legal Director of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Michael Mansell. More >>

Eye To Eye With The PM Rt Hon. Helen Clark

Friday, 29 June 2007, 6:05 pm | Front of the Box

The Prime Minister has stepped back from the controversy surrounding the decision by Mighty River Power, a government owned enterprise, to cut the Muliaga family's power and is waiting for the issue to be dealt with in the courts. More >>

Eye to Eye with Willie Jackson show on Immigration

Monday, 25 June 2007, 3:59 pm | Front of the Box

'New Zealand's skills shortage is a fallacy and almost 40% of immigrants are low skilled,' says Maori Party Co-Leader Tariana Turia. Turia shot holes in Labour's immigration policy which is currently being overhauled. Earlier this year she was ... More >>

Eye To Eye With Willie Jackson, TV1, Sat 0930am

Saturday, 16 June 2007, 10:05 pm | Front of the Box

"Maori are dreaming if they think they will own all the plants, trees and bugs in New Zealand", says Owen McShane from the Centre for Resource Management Studies. More >>

Eye to Eye with Willie Jackson tackles Poverty

Friday, 1 June 2007, 4:52 pm | Front of the Box

“We’ve all had trouble paying our bills and received final notices and threats about the phone being cut off, but you don’t expect other people to pay for it - hell no. You don’t get electricity, water and all these utilities by right.” More >>

Eye to Eye: ‘The Political Update’

Tuesday, 29 May 2007, 10:31 am | Front of the Box

Franks and Ralston went head to head this week with the politically opinionated Mike King and former MP turned broadcaster John Tamihere to analyse the current political climate as a run up to Election 2008. More >>

Eye To Eye Tackles Three Terms Of Labour

Friday, 25 May 2007, 10:06 am | Front of the Box

“What the hell has the Clark government done in three terms?” Talkback radio host Bill Ralston, a guest on Eye to Eye with Willie Jackson this week says every Labour government has marked its term in office with landmark legislation. They came ... More >>

Ron Mark, Chester Borrows go Eye to Eye with Gangs

Friday, 11 May 2007, 5:28 pm | Front of the Box

‘Ban them. Treat them as domestic terrorists,for that is what they have become’ - hard hitting words from New Zealand First MP Ron Mark in light of the tragic killing of Wanganui toddler Jhia Te Tua. More >>

Eye to Eye with Willie Jackson: Smacking Bill

Thursday, 3 May 2007, 1:48 pm | Front of the Box

The Smacking Bill and what is means for Maori will be argued this week on Eye to Eye with Willie Jackson. Willie faces off with Maori Party Leader Tariana Turia, Destiny Church’s Bishop Brian Tamaki, the Venerable Dr Hone Kaa from the Anglican ... More >>

Front Of The Box Productions Newsletter

Friday, 13 April 2007, 3:50 pm | Front of the Box

Kia ora koutou katoa and welcome to FRONT OF THE BOX PRODUCTIONS. We're really pleased to announce the launch of our new IPTV: This is a space for film and television Producers and Directors looking for an alternative platform to broadcast ... More >>

Eye to Eye - Corruption in our prisons

Friday, 13 April 2007, 1:29 pm | Front of the Box

Corruption in our prisons: Eye to Eye explores allegations of bribery and threats against prison officers and looks at how efficiently New Zealand’s prisons are being run. More >>

Willie Jackson's Eye To Eye – Police!

Friday, 6 April 2007, 1:58 pm | Front of the Box

A department in crisis: Eye to Eye explores the allegations, the inquiry, and the future of police in New Zealand More >>

Australian Appointment to Key Position

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 12:19 am | Front of the Box

Award winning television Production Company Front of the Box Productions announces the appointment of a new Production Budgets and Operations Manager. Fred Straughen, from Sydney Australia, took up his appointment on Wednesday 18th October 2006. Fred ... More >>

Only Stand Alone Māori Company at Qantas Finals

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 12:18 am | Front of the Box

Front of the Box Productions, maintains its dominance in Maori programming by being the only independent Maori company to make the finals of the 2006 Qantas Media Awards. Willie Jackson, Presenter of “Eye to Eye”, is a finalist in the prestigious and ... More >>

New Media Company - Punch Presentations Ltd

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 12:15 am | Front of the Box

Award winning television production company Front of the Box Productions (LTD) announces the launch this week of its new corporate communications arm – PUNCH Presentations Limited. PUNCH will be focusing on providing visual resources to the corporate sector, ... More >>