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Save TVNZ7 lodges complaint with Ombudsman

Monday, 9 July 2012, 9:40 am | Save TVNZ 7

Save TVNZ7, the group trying to keep public service television alive in New Zealand, has lodged a complaint with the Ombudsman over Television NZ’s decision to close TVNZ7. More >>

Save TVNZ 7 lodges complaint with Ombudsmen

Sunday, 8 July 2012, 9:58 pm | Save TVNZ 7

8 July 2012 Save TVNZ 7 lodges complaint with Ombudsmen On Friday Save TVNZ 7, the group trying to keep public service television alive in New Zealand, lodged a complaint with the Ombudsmen over TVNZ’s decision to close TVNZ 7. “We had some helpful ... More >>

Save TVNZ7 The Finale

Friday, 29 June 2012, 3:14 pm | Save TVNZ 7

The campaign to save public service television is holding a huge funeral march tomorrow (Saturday 30th) in Auckland. More >>

Funeral march down Lambton Quay to mark passing of TVNZ 7

Monday, 25 June 2012, 9:41 am | Save TVNZ 7

With only 5 days left in the life of TVNZ 7, supporters are planning a funeral march down Lambton Quay in Wellington this Thursday (June 28). More >>

Save TVNZ7 Announces Flurry Of Activity

Thursday, 21 June 2012, 2:25 pm | Save TVNZ 7

TVNZ 7 has less than ten days to go. On July 1st New Zealand will be without a public service television channel for the first time since TV began in this country. We may not be able to save TVNZ 7 but we aren’t letting it pass unnoticed. Save TVNZ ... More >>

Save TVNZ 7 welcomes Media7's move to TV3

Friday, 15 June 2012, 9:23 am | Save TVNZ 7

“Media7 becoming Media3 is brilliant news” says Myles Thomas of Save TVNZ 7. “Non-commercial and public service television channels make ideal breeding grounds for innovative programmes like Media 7. It’s great to see the programme continue ... More >>

PM Gets it Wrong as Save TVNZ 7 online petition hits 30,000

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 12:23 pm | Save TVNZ 7

Today on the Stuff website PM John Key appeared to say TVNZ 7’s funding of $16m was instead transferred to NZ On Air. “In relation to TVNZ7, the Government transferred that funding to the Platinum Fund administered by NZ on Air because it saw better ... More >>

The issue of Public Service TV in New Zealand

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 3:07 pm | Save TVNZ 7

NZ once had public service TV along similar lines to the BBC, ABC and CBC. NZ’s public service TV has been slowly eroded since the 80s and with the abolition of the charter which was ineffectual, TVNZ has embraced its role as a purely commercial ... More >>

Reaction to Coleman admitting he got it wrong

Tuesday, 29 May 2012, 10:47 am | Save TVNZ 7

Dr Jonathan Coleman has admitted quoting incorrect figures to explain the closure of TVNZ 7, on the Stuff website this morning. In April 2011 Coleman announced funding for TVNZ 7 would end partly because it had only 207,000 viewers each week. This figure ... More >>

Hundreds brave cold capital night to voice outrage

Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 9:47 am | Save TVNZ 7

It was standing room only for latecomers at Wellington’s Save TVNZ 7 campaign meeting last night. More >>

Save TVNZ 7 Public Meetings Announced As The Online Petition

Thursday, 10 May 2012, 9:51 am | Save TVNZ 7

The Save TVNZ 7 campaign today announced a series of public meetings around the country which ask: Is Public Service Television Important in NZ? More >>

ave TVNZ 7 Petition Hits 10,000

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 10:55 am | Save TVNZ 7

For immediate release 26 April 2012 Save TVNZ 7 Petition Hits 10,000 The Save TVNZ 7 online petition registered its 10,000th signature last night, campaign organisers announced today. By midnight it had reached 11,599. “The Save TVNZ 7 campaign has ... More >>

New Bill Could Save TVNZ 7

Monday, 9 April 2012, 9:59 am | Save TVNZ 7

Save TVNZ 7 is excited about the announcement of a Private Member’s Bill that would enshrine public service broadcasting in NZ. “It’s a disgrace that TVNZ 7 is being shut down for a measly $15m when on average 1.4 million New Zealanders ... More >>

Can Peter Dunne Save TVNZ 7

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 10:23 am | Save TVNZ 7

For immediate release 6 December 2011 CAN PETER DUNNE STOP TVNZ 7 BECOMING A SHOPPING CHANNEL? The Save TVNZ 7 campaign today applauded the efforts of United Future leader Peter Dunne to save TVNZ 7 from imminent closure next year. In its confidence and ... More >>

Save TVNZ 7 Announces Preferred Candidates and Parties

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 10:57 am | Save TVNZ 7

50 individual candidates at this year's election have promised they will save TVNZ 7. They include candidates from across the political spectrum, Labour, Green, Conservative, NZ First, Maori, Alliance and an Independent More >>

National's Broadcasting Policy is a Shocker!

Saturday, 12 November 2011, 2:37 pm | Save TVNZ 7

Save TVNZ 7 spokesperson, Myles Thomas says the release of National's policy is disappointing. "Sorry to be blunt but really National's broadcasting policy is a shocker. It's not actually new policy, just the continuation of the existing destruction of public ... More >>

Please help us Save TVNZ 7

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 1:58 pm | Save TVNZ 7

You probably already know that funding for New Zealand’s only public service television channel, TVNZ 7, will cease in 2012. However, you might not know that this will make New Zealand the only developed country in the world with no public service TV channel ... More >>

Labour Policy Gives NZ A Chance to Escape Masterchef

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 12:51 pm | Save TVNZ 7

For immediate release 1 November 2011 Labour Broadcasting Policy Gives NZ A Chance to Escape Masterchef Etc The Labour Broadcasting Policy released this morning is great news for NZ television viewers, lobby group Save TVNZ 7 said today. The current ... More >>

‘Save TVNZ 7’ Goes Viral

Thursday, 28 April 2011, 11:31 am | Save TVNZ 7

Fans of quality TV are invited to get busy writing, shooting, editing – or just wielding mobile phones – with the launch of the Save TVNZ 7 Viral Video Competition. More >>

Abandonment Of Public Service TV ‘Tragic’

Thursday, 7 April 2011, 12:24 pm | Save TVNZ 7

The Government’s decision to scrap TVNZ 7 has torpedoed New Zealand public broadcasting to third world levels, lobby group Save TVNZ 7 said today. More >>

 

 

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