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Media Releases · Music · 30th July 2015

Decisions from NZ On Air’s July 2015 Making Tracks funding round


Music · 29th June 2015

Decisions from NZ On Air’s June 2015 Making Tracks funding round


Media Releases · Music · 28th May 2015

NZ On Air will fund 25 new music projects in its latest MakingTracks funding round.


Television · Digital · Radio · Music · Media Releases · 26th May 2015

NZ On Air is turning its attention to the future of local media content for children, launching a consultation on proposed changes to the types of children’s content it funds.


Media Releases · Music · 3rd May 2015

A new online initiative to get more people discovering and enjoying NZ music aims to increase the number of streams of tracks by NZ artists.


Media Releases · Music · 29th April 2015

NZ On Air will fund 24 new music projects in its latest MakingTracks funding round.


Media Releases · Television · Radio · Music · Digital · 30th March 2015

A new independent survey of children has found that while TV is still the dominant screen in their lives, tablets and smartphones are now a daily part of most kids lives. Youtube is now one of their main sources of content.


Music · Media Releases · 26th February 2015

Porirua City is the first local body to join forces with NZ On Air in a new incentive-based funding scheme which will encourage the filming of music videos outside of the main cities.


Media Releases · Music · Radio · 17th December 2014

New Zealand music buffs will continue to hear the newest local music on commercial radio stations throughout the country next year, with funding from NZ On Air confirmed for a total of 23 hours of local new music programmes a week across 11 networks.