Television News


Media Releases · Television · 14th December 2015

The homegrown murder-mystery series The Brokenwood Mysteries will be back for a third season with the support of NZ On Air.


Media Releases · Television · 14th December 2015

NZ On Air will invest $5.27 million in a sparkling line-up of new and returning documentary and factual programmes exploring New Zealand’s stories and characters.


Digital · Media Releases · Music · Radio · Television · 2nd December 2015

NZ On Air’s Annual Report for the 2014/15 year has today been tabled in Parliament by the Hon. Amy Adams, Minister of Broadcasting.


Media Releases · Television · 2nd November 2015

NZ On Air has given the greenlight to another quality local drama project for TV One’s Sunday Theatre.


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.