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Scripted Drama, Comedy And Animation Projects Greenlit, Creating Ambitious Content For Local And International Audiences

Friday, 12 April 2024, 1:47 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has announced the funding of great new drama, comedy and children’s animation content for local and international audiences, at a time when audiences and local platforms need a boost. $13.4 million will be invested in new scripted ... More >>

NZ On Air Statement On Warner Bros Discovery News

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 3:40 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has begun conversations with Warner Bros Discovery about currently funded and pending future content for Three and ThreeNow. Yesterday’s news of the proposed closure of NewsHub and loss of a talented news team is very sad news for New Zealand ... More >>

First Artists Receive Mandatory Artist Creation Fee For Their Songs

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 11:53 am | NZ On Air

  The very first music artists to receive a mandatory Artist Creation Fee have been announced by NZ On Air. A total of 32 artists have been funded in this latest New Music Single funding round, with $10,000 going to support their recording, ... More >>

Eleven NZ-based Pasifika Producers To Work With Pacific-based Broadcasters In Media First

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 1:56 pm | NZ On Air

Eleven NZ-based Pasifika producers have been paired with 10 Pacific-based broadcasters in the very first Aotearoa New Zealand Pacific Regional Media Fund, an initiative designed to encourage stories with a uniquely Pasifika perspective. The 11 NZ-based ... More >>

NZ On Air Welcomes CEO Of Game Studio Dinosaur Polo Club As Programme Director For GDSR

Friday, 12 January 2024, 10:49 am | NZ On Air

Irirangi Te Motu | NZ On Air is thrilled to announce the appointment of Chantelle Cole, a respected business leader and advocate for the games sector, to lead the agency’s NZ Game Development Sector Rebate (GDSR) scheme. Cole, previously CEO ... More >>

Local Screen Content Enjoying A Beautiful Resurgence And International Demand

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 4:45 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is thrilled to see the swathe of awards won by funded content at the NZTV Awards in Auckland tonight and congratulates all the winners and finalists. Of 36 awards presented, 25 went to NZ On Air funded content, across a very broad array ... More >>

Resignation Of NZ On Air Board Member

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 5:34 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air Board member Andrew Shaw has resigned today, effective immediately. Mr Shaw has also unreservedly apologised for comments made on LinkedIn about Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters. Mr Shaw accepts it was absolutely wrong to publish ... More >>

Stories That Navigate The Issues, Interests And Communities Of Aotearoa New Zealand - Latest For NZ On Air Funding

Monday, 27 November 2023, 3:02 pm | NZ On Air

Audiences will be treated to stories covering a huge range of topics in the latest announcement of funding for Non-Fiction projects from NZ On Air – from teen dads and ‘fangirls’ to choral groups gunning for world recognition. The projects have ... More >>

NZ On Air Announces Two New Dramas And Five Popular Returning Series

Friday, 24 November 2023, 1:23 pm | NZ On Air

A new teen drama, a Māori gothic revenge horror, a raft of returning favourites and a huge slate of new screen content in development have been supported in the final NZ On Air funding round of 2023. New comedy series Camp Be Better for TVNZ+ ... More >>

New Fund To Support Pasifika Storytelling On Screens Will Reach Into Wider Pacific Region

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 12:07 pm | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has announced a $1.9m fund to encourage the creation of stories from a uniquely Pasifika perspective, to be broadcast in Aotearoa New Zealand and throughout the Pacific region. The Aotearoa New Zealand Pacific Regional Media Fund is a new ... More >>

New Fund To Support Pasifika Storytelling On Screens Will Reach Into Wider Pacific Region

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 11:12 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has announced a $1.9m fund to encourage the creation of stories from a uniquely Pasifika perspective, to be broadcast in Aotearoa New Zealand and throughout the Pacific region. The Aotearoa New Zealand Pacific Regional Media Fund is a new ... More >>

Mandatory Artist Creation Fee Announced As Part Of In-depth NZ On Air Music Review

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 9:10 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is refining its music funding approach to ensure homegrown musicians will receive an Artist Creation Fee on top of each New Music funding grant to create their music. The change comes after a newly released and in-depth review of NZ On Air's ... More >>

NZ On Air Announces Three New Drama Series And Two Popular Returning Series

Friday, 22 September 2023, 12:19 pm | NZ On Air

  Local and international audiences have three brand new series to look forward to from talented New Zealand content teams, telling Aotearoa’s stories. Two series that debuted in 2023 have also secured a second year of support from Irirangi ... More >>

Strong Growth In On Demand Viewing – Latest Audience Trends From NZ On Air Research

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 10:20 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air’s Where Are The Audiences? research for 2023 shows audiences want their content when they want it – and that means on demand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2309/99242009a22884043261.jpeg" width="315" height="720"> The latest results from the ... More >>

Increased Access To Live Leaders’ Debates Secured For The Deaf Community And NZSL Users

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 12:08 pm | NZ On Air

Access for the Deaf community to view TVNZ 1’s three live debates for the 2023 General Election has been secured with the announcement that NZ On Air will provide funding to Deaf Aotearoa to provide New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) interpreters. ... More >>

Te Māngai Pāho And NZ On Air Announce $3m In Co-funding Support Of Māori Regional News Hubs

Friday, 28 July 2023, 9:12 am | NZ On Air

Irirangi Te Motu | NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho (TMP) have confirmed four recipients of funding as part of a co-fund to provide continued support to Māori Regional News Hubs, an initiative providing collaborative news services across 11 Iwi radio stations. ... More >>

Lifting The Lid On Aotearoa New Zealand – More Stories To Engage Audiences

Monday, 10 July 2023, 1:36 pm | NZ On Air

New content to engage and inform local audiences will be lifting the lid on a range of topics including historic abuse in care, family mysteries and the lives of young medical professionals in our hospital system. The first funding round of the new ... More >>

Almost $7m Of Creative, Engaging New Content For Tamariki On Its Way

Monday, 10 July 2023, 11:15 am | NZ On Air

Aotearoa New Zealand’s youngest audiences will continue to be engaged, entertained, and educated with a new $7m boost to content and games made for them by talented Kiwi creators. NZ On Air, under its new Children's Funding Strategy, aims to promote ... More >>

Quirky, Inspiring, Gritty, And Exploring Cultural Identity – New NZ On Air-funded Drama

Friday, 7 July 2023, 11:53 am | NZ On Air

  Local screens will soon be graced with a dynamic line-up of drama series, including two brand new shows and three highly anticipated returns. These series will delve into various themes, offering a diverse blend of musical comedy, inspiring ... More >>

Inaugural NZ On Air New Music Pan-Asian Funding Recipients Announced

Thursday, 29 June 2023, 12:07 pm | NZ On Air

Fifteen artists have just been announced as the very first recipients of funding via a NZ On Air New Music Pan-Asian focus round, the first funding initiative of its kind to support the Pan-Asian music community in Aotearoa New Zealand. The new ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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