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Local Non-commercial FM Radio Frequencies available

2011 Jul 22

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has today announced it has non-commercial FM radio frequencies available in Hamilton, Tauranga and Invercargill. The Ministry is calling for applications from1pot…

Television New Zealand Charter repealed

2011 Jul 12

The dual mandate which shackled Television New Zealand (TVNZ) has been removed following the third reading of the Television New Zealand Amendment Bill tonight, says Broadcasting Minister Jonathan…

New appointment to TVNZ board

2011 Jun 30

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Barrie Saunders to the board of Television New Zealand. Mr Saunders, a co-founder of Wellington government relations firm1…

Pacific radio moves Southside

2011 Jun 15

Pacific radio stations Niu FM and 531pi are relocating to new studios in South Auckland, Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman announced today. Dr Coleman confirmed the National Pacific Radio …

Digital switchover dates confirmed

2011 Jun 10

The final dates for New Zealand television going digital were announced today by Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman. Confirming the timetable for the biggest change to television1broadcasti…

Pacific vibe hits Wellington air waves

2011 Jun 09

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman and Pacific Island Affairs Minister Georgina te Heuheu today welcomed the opening of the new Pacific Media Network studio in Wellington, and in collaboration1w…

Funding for regional television’s digital switch

2011 Jun 06

An $850,000 assistance package to help regional television broadcasters make the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting was announced today by Broadcasting Minister Jonathan1Coleman. …

NZ’s oldest working telly goes digital

2011 Jun 03

A 53 year-old television set from the West Coast has been named as New Zealand’s oldest working television. The 1958 kitset TV was converted to digital on Friday 3 June and the original owner of t…

Almost 300 entries in New Zealand's oldest telly competition

2011 May 26

A competition to find New Zealand’s oldest telly has received almost 300 entries from Invercargill to Whangarei, including 13 from the Southland region. The Oldest Telly competition, part of a c…

Ready to Roll - revamp for NZ music funding

2011 May 12

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today welcomed the launch of NZ On Air’s new funding programme which will support a greater range of New Zealand music. The Making Tracks scheme will1contr…

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