Television News


Television · Digital · Radio · 19th October 2015

NZ On Air is currently reviewing its Children's Content funding strategy to take account of changing media use by young audiences.


Media Releases · Television · 6th October 2015

A new animated pre-school series encouraging kids to explore simple science ideas is the first co-production funded by NZ On Air that is hoping to access the revamped NZ Screen Production Grant scheme.


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 · Television · 2nd October 2015

NZ On Air is pleased to expand the range of diverse factual programmes available on television including new programmes on music superstars, paralympic heroes and the characters you find in the halls of Parliament.


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.


Media Releases · Television · 28th July 2015

Local stories will feature strongly in next year’s television line-ups with NZ On Air investing $20.3 million from its first funding round of the financial year in drama and dramatised documentary.


Media Releases · Television · 27th July 2015

Rivalling Coronation Street in longevity, and the very best documentary series worldwide, Country Calendar will next year celebrate 50 years on air. NZ On Air has been backing the series since 1991.


Media Releases · Television · 23rd July 2015

NZ On Air is backing a raft of new local arts and culture television programmes to appeal to audiences across the spectrum.


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.