Digital News


Media Releases · Television · Digital · 2nd October 2015

NZ On Air has been inundated with creative, innovative stories for audiences on multiple screens and devices. With the latest funding decisions, viewers are being given even greater choice of local content, and more options for how to enjoy it.


Media Releases · Digital · 22nd September 2015

NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) have renewed their successful joint incentive for digital media co-production.


Media Releases · Television · Digital · 31st July 2015

As we celebrate Māori language week NZ On Air is pleased to announce support for a range of new television programmes that help to bring te ao Māori to broad New Zealand audiences.


Digital · Television · Media Releases · 29th May 2015

NZ On Air is giving regions a chance to propose their own potential solutions for securing valued regional news and information content, following a review of its regional television funding.


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.


Digital · Television · Media Releases · 20th May 2015

NZ On Air has increased funding to provide more captions and audio description on television programmes for the hearing and sight impaired.


Media Releases · Digital · 9th April 2015

NZ On Air and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) will contribute $1.2M (CAD) to three digital media co-productions. Of the total, NZ On Air will contribute 582,000 (CAD) and the CMF will contribute 618,000 (CAD) towards the projects.


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.


Digital · Media Releases · Music · Radio · Television · 26th November 2014

Twenty-five years after it was created, NZ On Air continues to move swiftly to ensure New Zealanders can find and enjoy diverse local content how and when they want it. NZ On Air's Annual Report 2013/14 has just been released.


Digital · Television · Media Releases · 6th October 2014

NZ On Air is investing just over $9.5 million in content for a wide range of special interest audiences on television and digital media platforms.