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Coleman appoints TVNZ Board

2010 Aug 19

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Roger MacDonnell to the board of TVNZ and the elevation of Joan Withers to deputy chair. Mr MacDonnell was a founding1part…

New service for vision impaired audiences

2010 Aug 12

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Disability Issues Minister Pansy Wong are today applauding funding for a new pilot service that allows people with impaired vision to follow1tele…

Digital futures discussion document

2009 Aug 11

The options for the use of radio spectrum after digital switch-over of television services is the subject of a discussion paper released today. New Zealand’s move to digital-only television is1i…

Ministry for Culture and Heritage on sentencing

2009 Jul 02

The Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Lewis Holden acknowledged today the sentence imposed on TV3 for its breach of the Broadcasting Act restrictions on Sunday morning1advert…

Appointment to the Broadcasting Standards Authority

2009 Jun 17

Broadcasting Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Ms Mary Shanahan to the Broadcasting Standards Authority. Ms Shanahan’s background in community law will be an asset1…

Ministry for Culture and Heritage wins hearing

2009 Apr 24

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today, “We are satisfied with the Court’s decision that TV3 had breached section 81 of the Broadcasting Act 1989, when it screened advertising on three…

Government concludes broadcasting regulatory review

2009 Apr 07

Broadcasting Minister, Dr Jonathan Coleman, and Communications and Information Technology Minister, Steven Joyce, today announced that the previous government’s digital broadcasting regulatory1rev…

Eight new non-commercial FM radio licences throughout New Zealand

2008 Aug 04

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has allocated eight new FM radio licences for non-commercial community broadcasting. Four are in the North Island (Hawkes Bay, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki and1Wel…

Survey shows huge support for public broadcasting

2007 Aug 28

The first ever survey of attitudes towards public broadcasting finds an overwhelming majority (89 per cent) of Kiwi’s agree that it contributes to their cultural and social value of New1Zealand. …

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