Local content accounted for 11,219 - or 31% of the schedule on the six measured free-to-air channels
A review of the first four years of the Digital Content Partnership Fund
31.7% of total hours on the six measured free-to-air channels were were NZ programmes.
A comprehensive review our domestic music funding scheme which led NZ On Air to implement wide-ranging changes to the way we fund and promote New Zealand music.
Local content hours decreased by 183 hours to 11,418 hours. This represents a 1.6% decreasein local content in 2009 and the first time there has been a decrease since 2004.
Music industry consultant Chris Caddick reviewed NZ On Air's international music programme, proposing a raft of changes.
Total local content hours increased by 816 to 11,600 hours, a 7% increase on the previous year.
The percentage of local content on the six main free to air channels, measured against the 6am to midnight broadcast hours, rose to 31.8% of the schedule, an increase of 1.5%.
Local content accounted for 30.3% of the 6am to midnight broadcast hours in 2006
Local content remained relatively stable, with 6455 hours of local content on TV One, TV2 and TV3.
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