NZ winner of 'Make My Movie' Richard Falkner premiers at Film Fest

How to Meet Girls From a Distance, a low-budget New Zealand film written in two weeks had its Auckland debut last Sunday night at the New Zealand Film Festival.   It took  17 days to film  in a new initiative by groups including the New Zealand Herald The short film was created by a Wellington team of [ Read More ]

New Zealand short film to premiere in international competition

lamb pic

NEW ZEALAND FILM TO PREMIERE IN COMPETITION IN FRANCE New kiwi short film, LAMBS, has been selected to screen at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – widely regarded as the world’s premiere short film event.  LAMBS was selected from over 5,000 worldwide submissions. Funded through the New Zealand Film Commission short film funding initiative,  Fresh Shorts, LAMBS tells the [ Read More ]

Meet the new milky bar kid Hinetaapora

Hinetaapora

She is the new milky bar kid, and she is fluent in Te reo. Blonde-haired, blue-eyed Hinetaapora Short from Rotorua beat out more than 1500 entries to fill the mini-cowboy boots of one of New Zealand’s most well known characters.

Escalator is on a roll

Ten finalists are waiting to hear if they have made the cut. Four teams will be chosen to make their low budget feature film with production finance of up to NZ$250,000. The four successful Escalator low budget feature film teams green lit for production will be announced next week via live stream from Wellington and [ Read More ]

Who will fill Paul Henry’s big big shoes?

Paul Holmes

Figure this one out: If Oliver Driver killed his own television breakfast show why would TVNZ bosses hire him for theirs? Still, that didn’t stop his agent contacting TVNZ’s news boss last Monday morning, moments after Paul Henry announced his resignation, to volunteer Driver’s name for the top job. A media commentator has Driver pegged [ Read More ]

Waiata Maori Awards- A celebration of Maori music

From the contemporary beat of urban hip-hop and rap to the traditional sound of kapa haka and show bands, Maori Television is proud to bring you the highly anticipated WAIATA MAORI AWARDS (MAORI MUSIC AWARDS) 2010.

Top ten rating NZTV programmes

Here is a copyof the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 19th of July 2010 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement. The top programme being watched as of the 19th of July is One news TV ONE, and a new entrant Outrageous Fortune is close behind in second place.

Tune in to Maori TV to watch ‘The Tuamanator’

New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster, Maori Television, will present exclusive, live and free-to-air coverage of David ‘Tuamanator’ Tua’s next fight in his campaign to take out the champioworld heavyweight championship title this Sunday July 18 from midday.

Top ten TVNZ programmes

Here is a copyof the top ten programmes on NZTV, recorded as of the 12th of July 2010 via Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

Top Ten NZTV programmes

The highest rating top ten NZTV programmes as of the 26th of June via Nielson TV Audience Measurement. Programme: Channel: 1. One News TVOne 2. National Bank Country Calendar TVOne 3. Shortland Street TV2 4. Rapid Response TVOne 5. Border Patrol TVOne 6. Wild Vets TVOne 7. Close Up TVOne 8. Sunday TVOne 9. Coronation [ Read More ]