Television News

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.

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 · 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.