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.
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.
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.
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.
New research commissioned by NZ On Air confirms the majority of New Zealanders are still consuming traditional broadcast media - linear television and live radio - every day. However music audiences and the young are leading the charge to digital platforms.
NZ On Air has confirmed funding for 2014/15 to ensure a diverse range of voices, languages and music extend choice for all New Zealanders on radio stations throughout the country.
NZ On Air is very pleased to announce support for Radio New Zealand's new online project The Wireless.
NZ On Air congratulates Radio New Zealand National on being the country's number one radio station yet again in 2012.
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