RNZ

Outstanding public media that matters

RNZ has been busy planning for the future following the decision to keep it as the standalone public media organisation for Aotearoa.

CBC North

How PSM serve Indigenous Peoples

On International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we examine the role of public service media in serving Indigenous audiences.

Paul Thompson speaking to journalists.

RNZ chief executive apologises after pro-Russian sentiment added to stories

A Ukrainian man who complained about an RNZ story last year having Russian propaganda says his concerns are only now being noticed.

Pacific Media Network

Pacific Media Network introduces menopause and menstrual leave

The Pacific Media Network has introduced menopause and menstrual leave, the first company in Aotearoa, New Zealand to adopt e policy.

New Zealand's broadcasting minister, Willie Jackson, speaking to reporters.

New Zealand: What’s the government’s post-merger media plan?

After New Zealand's government decided to scrap combining the radio and TV public broadcasters, what is their post-merger policy for PSM?

RNZ

RNZ Welcomes Funding Announcement

New Zealand's government has increased RNZ's funding by $25.7m, after it abandoned plans to combine RNZ and TVNZ earlier this year. 

Photo of the volcano taken from sea level

Independent and free media saves lives

In the aftermath of major crises, independent public interest media is critical to ensure effective coverage of recovery efforts.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

RNZ-TVNZ merger scrapped

Work towards the long-mooted merger is to “stop entirely” as part of cuts to government’s work programme and a renewed focus on cost-of-living crisis.

RNZ and TVNZ buildings

NZ: New public media in doubt

There are fears that the creation of a new public media entity is in doubt after the resignation of Jacinda Ardern.

RNZ CEO and PMA President, Paul Thompson, addressing public media leaders at the PBI conference in Tokyo in November 2022.

ANZPM: Public media “for a volatile world”

New Zealand's new public media entity, the ANZPM, is designed to meet the challenges of a "volatile world", from misinformation to big tech.