The Platinum Fund is a special contestable fund of over $15million. It supports quality content which may be currently difficult to find on our screens, or which requires a high level of public investment to get made.
Platinum Fund programmes aim to inform, educate and entertain a good cross-section of New Zealand. Where possible, we prefer a prime time broadcast so programmes have the best chance of reaching a wide audience.
We give priority to:
The annual budget for Platinum Fund programmes is $15million for programming across a range of genre.
Hillary is the first drama production to explore the inspiring life of Sir Edmund Hillary beyond mountain climbing.
A nostalgic kiwi journey back to the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s.
Beneath New Zealand provides a unique look at how the forces above and below New Zealand formed this land.
Explore the wonderland of New Zealand's marine reserves, in an epic journey from the far north to the deep south.