RNZ

NZ: Independence of PSM criticised by Deputy PM

New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister has attacked the independence of PSMs over their use of the indigenous Māori language.

The Beehive, New Zealand's Parliament

NZ Election: What are the political parties’ plans for media?

The media have been a political football this year - and now some politicians are complaining the media are against them in this election.

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

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.

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.

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.