The Beehive, New Zealand's Parliament

More details announced for New Zealand’s new public media entity

The new entity will be called ‘Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media’, and it could launch on 1 March 2023 according to draft legislation.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

“Funding certainty” for New Zealand public media

The New Zealand government has announced an allocation of $327 million dollars over a three-year period for a new multiplatform public media entity as part of its 2022 Budget.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

New Zealand to establish new giant public media entity

The New Zealand government has announced details of the new public media entity, which will see the merger of RNZ and TVNZ.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

New Zealand: Announcement of public media merger imminent

The long-awaited decision on the merger between New Zealand's radio and television public media entities is expected any day now.

RNZ

The group guarding NZ’s media freedom

New Zealand is ranked eighth best nation in the world when it comes to the freedom of journalists to report without fear. So why does it need a Media Freedom Committee?

Pacific Media Network

Major media networks collaborate to develop talented Pacific journalists

The number and quality of Pacific journalists are expected to rise in a never before seen collaboration between four major media organisations.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

New public media entity not just about ‘smashing’ RNZ and TVNZ together

Work on a new public media entity continues at pace, but the head of the governance group says it's not about "smashing" RNZ and TVNZ together.

RNZ

Group of experts to develop case for new public media entity in New Zealand

A Governance Group of eight media experts will explore viability of a new public media entity to replace RNZ and TVNZ.

Pacific Media Network

“Celebrating the Pacific Spirit”

A warm welcome to the Pacific Media Network as it becomes the latest member of the Public Media Alliance.

RNZ

RNZ to Expand Local Democracy Reporting Programme

Press Release | Radio New Zealand (RNZ) is seeking applications from New Zealand media organisations who are keen to join the Local Democracy Reporting (LDR) programme.