Spark boss takes swipe at Netflix
Spark boss takes swipe at Netflix

Spark chief executive Simon Moutter has taken a swipe at new competitor Netflix, saying the TV streaming company is taking…

Bro'Town, IRD settle out of court
Bro'Town, IRD settle out of court

Lawyers representing a company which funded the animated comedy series Bro'Town and the IRD have reached a confidential…

Getting the Netflix NZ hard-sell
Getting the Netflix NZ hard-sell

Are you ready to join the cult of Netflix? Chris Schulz meets the men selling the television streaming service to New Zealand…

Top Gear: Clarkson, Tymon give evidence
Top Gear: Clarkson, Tymon give evidence

Jeremy Clarkson and producer Oisin Tymon are believed to have now given their evidence to the BBC's inquiry into the Top…

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Withers named new TVNZ chair
Withers named new TVNZ chair

Mighty River Power chairwoman Joan Withers has been appointed as the new chair of TVNZ. Withers has…

Greg Dixon: American Crime ruined by shonky TVNZ service

How about this for a conundrum. There is a TV show I really want to watch, but I'm not going to.

Ban violent music videos?

"There is evidence - albeit not fully conclusive - that exposure to violence in the media contributes to violent behaviour…

'TVNZ blondes' criticised by Collins

Television New Zealand expects to resume dividend payments to the Government in 2016, but MP Judith Collins has hit out…

TVNZ profit drops
TVNZ profit drops

Profits delivered by Government-owned broadcaster TVNZ are down year-on-year as the company failed to…

John Drinnan: Countdown on for Netflix

Netflix is expected to launch in the next few days bringing NZ more directly into the corporate world of global pay television…

Kerre McIvor: Sunny outlook as long as you don't speak 'Mowri' on air

Some sections of society seem to have done an Alice in Wonderland down the rabbit hole this week. One minute, they were…

John Drinnan: TV in catch-up to the internet

Freeview says the new digital service will provide "vastly improved" navigation. Details will be announced closer to the…

Spark ups investment in Lightbox TV

Spark New Zealand has announced it is increasing investment in its internet television service Lightbox. In its first half…

Annoying and 'ugly' coverage
Annoying and 'ugly' coverage

Sky TV is powerless to change on-screen graphics which a media commentator says are "ugly, visual garbage"…

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