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NZ Co-production: Danish gateway to European approach

Inspired by The Weight of Elephants, the Danes and New Zealanders have gone all legal to build a relationship.


NZ short-changed on Hobbit subsidy

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, has defended his government’s estimate of the number of jobs created by the $67…


BSA: new board appointment

Te Raumawhitu (Te Rau) Kupenga has been appointed to the board of the Broadcasting Standards Authority, replacing outgoing member Tapu…


APRA: McGlashan reps NZ

Songwriter Arthur Baysting has stepped down from the board of the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and APRA's New Zealand…


TVNZ 6: kisses off pre-schoolers in favour of teens and ads

TVNZ will ditch its kids-centric TVNZ 6 in favour of a commercial free-to-air youth-targeted channel in March 2011. Some TVNZ…


Shortland Street: takes a leaf from the Shane Warne playbook

As part of a marketing campaign for TV2’s popular local drama series Shortland Street, TVNZ and digital agency AIM Proximity…


NZ On Air: New Drama for TV One

NZ On Air has today announced funding for a major new drama series, intended for prime time on TV One,…


NZ On Air: Platinum Fund rewrites history

The three drama projects receiving money from the latest round of the Platinum Fund decisions all revisit actual events or…


Andrew Jack: appointed new chief censor

Minister of Internal Affairs Nathan Guy has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Jack as Chief Censor. Dr Jack has…


TV3: gets Christmas kicking from BSA

The Broadcasting Standards Authority gives MediaWorks a $4,000 slap for screening naughty clips from Outrageous Fortune during the 6pm news,…

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