Scripted and Factual funding

Before you apply

Before you apply for funding you need to know what we can fund, how we choose to invest, what you'll need to include in your application and how we'll assess your application.

Registered applicants

If you’ve applied for funding before, or are already registered and have read our application guidelines, you can go straight to our online funding application portal.

Music funding

Before you apply

For the best chance of a successful application first read about the funding you are applying for: New Music Single, New Music Project, or New Music Kids or about submitting your song for New Tracks.

You'll need to know how we choose the projects we support, what you'll need to include in your application and how we'll assess your application.

Platform funding

We provide operating funding to a number of targeted platforms and services that provide important public media content. These include access, Pacific and student radio, disability access services, and content discovery hubs.

This is a closed fund with only one round per year.

The next deadline is May 2019.

Additional resources

Funding Decisions

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Resources for producers

For successful Scripted and Factual applicants: Templates and guidelines for every step of the process, to help you meet your obligations to NZ On Air and receive your funding.

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Resources for musicians

For successful music applicants : Templates and guidelines you’ll need to fulfill your obligations to NZ On Air and receive your funding. For all musicians: Information on how to market your song and find an audience.

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