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Well-known Faces And Local Places Feature In Latest NZ On Air Funded Shows

Friday, 5 July 2024, 2:06 pm | NZ On Air

Aotearoa screen legend Temuera Morrison hits the road with a brand new gastronomy travel show Earth Oven with Temuera Morrison for Sky Open. The series will highlight the role that food preparation plays in various indigenous cultures around the world. More >>

A New Show For Tom Sainsbury And More Great Local Stories Coming To Screens

Friday, 5 July 2024, 11:09 am | NZ On Air

“In a media environment in which local content is under real threat, NZ On Air’s goal with this round was to ensure quality local content continues to be available for the audiences of Aotearoa, reflecting our identity through many diverse stories,” ... More >>

Life-Saving Funding Injection For Much-Loved Shortland Street

Friday, 5 July 2024, 9:13 am | NZ On Air

Shortland Street fans can breathe a sigh of relief, with NZ On Air giving a shot in the arm to the much-loved daily hospital drama. More >>

NZ On Air Announces Funding For Uniquely Pasifika Stories

Thursday, 4 July 2024, 3:35 pm | NZ On Air

Six projects have been announced as the successful recipients of funding in the first-ever Aotearoa New Zealand Pacific Regional Media Fund that will create content for audiences across the Pacific and Aotearoa. More >>

Boost For Game Development Sector As First Round GDSR Recipients Named

Friday, 14 June 2024, 8:11 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air has announced the recipients of the inaugural round of the Game Development Sector Rebate (GDSR) – established to boost ongoing development and growth of the game development sector, and keep game studios and industry talent in Aotearoa New ... More >>

Changes To NZ On Air Music Funding Bring Further Support For Music Creation

Thursday, 6 June 2024, 11:01 am | NZ On Air

Aotearoa New Zealand’s music artists can look forward to a raft of changes to NZ On Air’s New Music Project (NMP) funding stream that recognise the increased costs in recording and releasing music to audiences. More >>

$5m Investment In Content For New Zealand Youth Where They Are

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 10:20 am | NZ On Air

NZ On Air is taking a bold new approach to engaging young New Zealanders with local content, with a $5m investment in new content that aims to both resonate with and reach youth, and provide opportunities for new young creatives. More >>

Stories That Take A Deep Dive Into Less Explored Topics The Latest For Non-Fiction Funding

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 9:42 am | NZ On Air

A raft of projects that take a deep observational dive into less explored topics lead the way in the latest NZ On Air Non-Fiction funding round. Heading these projects is Hospice Heroes , for viewing on ThreeNow and Three, that goes inside one of Aotearoa ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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