John Drinnan: Mazda drives two TV lanes
John Drinnan: Mazda drives two TV lanes

Money is money and nobody wants to look a gift horsepower in the mouth, writes John Drinnan. Mazda now owns sponsorship…

Amazon unveils Fire TV set top streaming device
Amazon unveils Fire TV set top streaming device

Amazon is making a bid to enter Americans' living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new set-top box that allows streaming of…

Smalley regrets comments
Smalley regrets comments

Newstalk ZB presenter Rachel Smalley has apologised for broadcasting offensive comments while thinking her microphone was…

Temuera's $1.1m 'Happy Hour'
Temuera's $1.1m 'Happy Hour'

Temuera Morrison is to front a taxpayer-funded variety show on TV One. The eight-show light entertainment series entitled…

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John Drinnan: Can ratings save Lush?
John Drinnan: Can ratings save Lush?

The new boss for MediaWorks Radio - Wendy Palmer - has just 10 days before the latest radio ratings…

New on the morning airwaves

On Tuesday, 39 years to the day since he first switched on the microphone, Geoff Robinson will bring that day's Morning…

Julian Wilcox: Jolting the fabric of broadcasting

I will never forget the opening of Maori Television ten years ago today.

New Maori TV head comes with 'a good degree of humility'

Maori Television's new chief executive Paora Maxwell says any reins on the station's current affairs programmes will be…

Many taonga in among a couple of clangers for Maori TV launch

Perfect tone. Wrong key. The dawn launch of Maori Television had the makings of a feel-good Sunday but putting the wrong…

John Drinnan: 10-year celebration not shared by all at broadcaster

Tomorrow marks the 10th birthday of Maori Television. The appointment of a new chief executive should be a celebration.

Paora Maxwell to head Maori TV

Maori Television chair Georgina te Heuheu has today confirmed Paora Maxwell has been appointed as the station's new chief…

How Henry's show really rates

TV3's gamble in swapping its traditional late-night news show with Paul Henry has resulted in virtually the same audience…

John Drinnan: Maori TV flak now hitting Govt

The Government is facing flak on two fronts over issues affecting Maori Television, amid staff concerns about plans to realign…

Board did not seek CEO's comment
Board did not seek CEO's comment

The Maori Television board did not seek a reference from TVNZ's boss over an applicant for its own top…

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