Connecting and reflecting our nation

NZ On Air invests in public media for many different audiences. We do this through the platform-neutral NZ Media Fund which has four streams.


Engaging and entertaining diverse audiences

We will invest around $40m in the 2017/18 year in scripted content. This includes audio/visual drama, comedy, animation or any other content that requires a planned creative approach.


Informing diverse audiences

We will invest around $40m in the 2017/18 year in Factual content for diverse audiences on a variety of platforms.


Championing New Zealand music — on radio, on television, and online

Our music mission is to get more New Zealand music on radio, online, on any platform where the audience is.


Supporting selected platforms and services to bring you public media content

We provide operating funding to a number of specially targeted platforms and services to create and deliver audio/visual public media content of particular cultural and social value.