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.

Public media expands reach and services for the Pacific

Public media organisations are increasing their investments and collaborations in the Pacific, and adapting to digital trends to expand their reach to audiences across the region.

(From left to right) Tim Watkin, Andrew Davies, and Arif Noorani speaking at Radiodays Europe in May 2022.

Podcast Collaborations: The positives, the pitfalls, and the public interest

Top podcast executives discuss the benefits and complications of collaborations, and how they can help meet public service obligations.

Headshots of the successful recipients of this year's Global Grants.

Meet our 2022 Global Grantees!

From learning how digitalisation can improve sports coverage to a transnational collaboration project, PMA has announced 2022's Global Grants.

RNZ

RNZ CEO: new public media entity is “a bold and unique step”

The CEO of Radio New Zealand explains how the new public media entity presents an outstanding opportunity for public service media.

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.

Sally-Ann Wilson: “The need for public media has never been greater”

As Sally-Ann Wilson steps down as CEO of the Public Media Alliance, she reflects on two decades of advocating for public media.

Media Uncovered

Media: Uncovered – “What is the future of public media?”

In the second episode of our podcast, we explore the pressures facing public media organisations worldwide and ask what their future is.

RNZ Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson: media merger a ‘watershed’

The new media merger is a "watershed" moment for New Zealand public media, to be set up for the future, says RNZ CEO Paul Thompson.