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Guide Enables Writers to Negotiate a Better Deal

Tuesday, 5 September 2006, 12:00 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild has released a new guide that will enable contractors to negotiate a better deal for themselves. "Contractors miss out on a range of rights and privileges afforded to employees," said NZWG Executive Director Dominic Sheehan ... More >>

Writers Ask Minister to Rein in TVNZ

Friday, 12 May 2006, 11:37 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild have asked Minister of Broadcasting Steve Maharey to amend the terms of an in-house competition being run by TVNZ. The Life’s a Pitch contest invites TVNZ staff to pitch programme ideas to the content department. TVNZ ... More >>

Life’s a Pitch Proves a Hitch for TVNZ

Friday, 28 April 2006, 12:04 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

Two unions, the EPMU and New Zealand Writers Guild, today criticised an in-house competition being run by TVNZ. The Life’s a Pitch contest invites TVNZ staff to pitch programme ideas to the content department. TVNZ takes the copyright to all entries. More >>

Writers Support Actors Equity Proposal

Wednesday, 19 October 2005, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild has reiterated its support for the proposal that Actors Equity join with the Media Entertainment Arts Alliance. More >>

Where Is The Factual Category At TV Awards?

Friday, 24 June 2005, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild today questioned the lack of a factual script writing category in the recently announced Television Awards. The Awards, organised by the NZ Television Broadcasters' Council, contain only one writing award - for non-factual ... More >>

Writers Guild Announces New Executive Director

Tuesday, 25 January 2005, 11:10 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild today announced the appointment of Penny Ehrhardt as its new Executive Director. Guild President Frances Edmond is delighted to welcome Ehrhardt to the organisation. ‘Penny has extensive experience in planning, advocacy ... More >>

Guild Supports Equity Meaa Proposal

Wednesday, 15 December 2004, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

Under the proposal Actors Equity would receive financial assistance from the Media Entertainment Arts Alliance, an Australian media alliance. More >>

NZWG Questions TVNZ 'Local' Drama

Thursday, 11 November 2004, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild has questioned TVNZ's definition of new drama Last Man Standing as 'local'. More >>

Writers Criticise Film's Removal From Shelves

Thursday, 19 August 2004, 9:39 am | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild today criticised Video Ezy for suggesting its franchisees consider taking local film For Good off their shelves. Video Ezy's recommendation comes alongside remarks by Ron Burrows about the appearance of Steve Williams in ... More >>

Writers criticise Video Ezy's removing film

Wednesday, 18 August 2004, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Writers Guild

The New Zealand Writers Guild today criticised Video Ezy's decision to remove local film For Good from its shelves. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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