DNTV2 Otago's first television station celebrates it's 50 years

DNTV2 Otago’s first television station will celebrate it’s 50 year anniversary this week. The first magical night of television in Otago, half a century ago, has had an enduring and powerful legacy. Bruce Munro talks to those who did the seemingly impossible then and those who are continuing to make it happen today. Staff at [ Read More ]

TVNZ announces big changes are ahead

After 20 years TVNZ has launched big changes to New Zealand television news and current affairs. TVNZ Head of News, Current Affairs, Sports, Maori and Pacific Anthony Flannery said today the proposed changes involved the introduction of new technology, training to make staff multi-skilled and a reorganisation of news and current affairs gathering processes and [ Read More ]

New Maori Language TV channel to launch in March 2008

March 2008 will be a milestone for M?ori Television in more ways than one. As well as hosting the first ever World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference, New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster will launch a new channel entirely in the M?ori language at the conference gala dinner on Friday March 28, 2008. The event will also [ Read More ]

International Indigenous Broadcast Award Announced

New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster, Maori Television, is launching a Lifetime Achievement Award for Indigenous Television Broadcasting – Te Rerenga Tahi. The award will be presented at the gala dinner of the inaugural World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference to be held in Auckland from March 26-28 2008. Media accreditation has now opened for the three-day [ Read More ]

New Broadcasting conference 2007 audio files online

If you missed going to the excellent New Futures Broadcasting conference in Wellington in August 2007, you can still catch up with what happened by listening to the audio files recorded at the 2 day event. The audio files of the conference: New Broadcasting Futures: Out of the Box are now up on the web [ Read More ]

Triangle Stratos on Freeview

A significant milestone in New Zealand broadcasting has been announced today by Triangle Television’s Chief Executive Officer, Jim Blackman. Triangle Television is set to make broadcasting history with the advent of Triangle Stratos, which, for the first time ever, will make regional television available to the entire country. The new channel will broadcast on the [ Read More ]