Scripted and Factual deadlines

Deadline: 4pm 18 October / Decisions: 5 December

  • For Factual: General audiences, Current Affairs series for 2019, Radio series for 2019, Diverse Journalism RFP
  • For Scripted: General audiences

Deadline: 4pm 14 December / Decisions: 16 January 2019

  • For Targeted Scripted: Feature-length Pasifika or Asian Project RFP*

* Targeted audiences include Children, Pacific, Chinese, Indian, pan-Asian, Disability and other community minorities of reasonable size.

Deadline: 4pm 17 January / Decisions: 6 March

  • For Factual: General audiences, HEIHEI content round 2 (tbc)
  • For Scripted: General audiences
  • For Targeted: Children's News Project RFP*, Canada New Zealand Digital Media Fund RFP

* Targeted audiences include Children, Pacific, Chinese, Indian, pan-Asian, Disability and other community minorities of reasonable size.

Deadline: First Quarter 2019 / Decisions: TBC

  • For Targeted Scripted: Asian and Pacific Storytelling Projects RFP*

* Targeted audiences include Children, Pacific, Chinese, Indian, pan-Asian, Disability and other community minorities of reasonable size.

Deadline: 4pm 21 March / Decisions: 8 May

  • For Factual: Specific RFP (tbc)
  • For Scripted: Specific RFP (tbc)
  • For Platforms: Annual applications for next FY (closed fund) **

Deadline: 4pm 30 May / Decisions: 17 July

  • For Factual: General audiences, Regional Media (tbc)
  • For Scripted: General audiences

Deadline: 4pm 8 August / Decisions: 25 September

  • For Factual: Targeted audiences* including HEIHEI
  • For Scripted: Targeted audiences* including HEIHEI

Deadline: 4pm 17 October / Decisions: 4 December

  • For Factual: General audiences, Current Affairs series for 2020
  • For Scripted: General audiences

* Targeted audiences include Children, Pacific, Chinese, Indian, pan-Asian, Disability and other community minorities of reasonable size.

** Platforms funded include Access radio, Student radio, Pacific radio, captioning and A/D services, and selected online content aggregators. Closed fund.

Music deadlines

Deadline: 4pm 9 August / Decisions: 1 October

  • For: New Music Project

Deadline: 4pm 6 September / Decisions: 4 October

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 18 October / Decisions: 5 December

  • For: New Music Project, New Music Features*

*NZ Music Features include radio programmes or online initiatives specifically promoting NZ music.

Deadline: 4pm 8 November / Decisions: 6 December

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 10 January / Decisions: 8 February

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 17 January / Decisions: 6 March

  • For: New Music Project

Deadline: 4pm 7 March / Decisions: 4 April

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 21 March / Decisions: 8 May

  • For: New Music Project, New Music Kids

Deadline: 4pm 9 May / Decisions: 6 June

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 30 May/ Decisions: 17 July

  • For: New Music Project

Deadline: 4pm 11 July / Decisions: 8 August

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 8 August / Decisions: 25 September

  • For: New Music Project, New Music Kids

Deadline: 4pm 12 September / Decisions: 10 October

  • For: New Music Single

Deadline: 4pm 17 October / Decisions: 4 December

  • For: New Music Project, New Music Features*

Deadline: 4pm 14 November / Decisions: 12 December

  • For: New Music Single

*NZ Music Features include radio programmes or online initiatives specifically promoting NZ music.

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