Television News


Media Releases · Television · 15th May 2015

Our smartest young people pit their wits against each other as University Challenge returns to television.


Media Releases · Television · 17th April 2015

Three NZ On Air-funded TV programmes have won medals at a prestigious international TV festival proving locally made content is up there with the best in the world.


Media Releases · Television · 16th April 2015

The NZ On Air Local Content Report 2014 released today shows a 3% increase in local television programming last year across the six free-to-air channels monitored. 


Television · Media Releases · 8th April 2015

NZ On Air will fund a new investigative journalism strand for TV3 called 3D Investigates.


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.


Media Releases · Television · 13th March 2015

A number of diverse programmes featuring Māori stories have been supported by NZ On Air, bringing more of NZ’s unique culture and heritage to TV screens.


Media Releases · Television · 12th March 2015

A nostalgic journey back to New Zealand in a by-gone era captured in amateur film footage, and more beautiful and awe-inspiring journeys through our oceans are just two of the colourful new documentary projects to secure NZ On Air funding.


Television · Media Releases · 16th December 2014

Our beautiful country, its history and people will shine next year in a number of new series just funded by NZ On Air. Also supported will be another hard-hitting series from Nigel Latta and a remarkable true-life story.


Television · Media Releases · 15th December 2014

A new family-friendly drama series in the sci-fi thriller genre, a returning murder-mystery series and a hip-hop dance film will be coming to local TV screens following NZ On Air funding.