John Drinnan: Oz news turns focus on NZ
John Drinnan: Oz news turns focus on NZ

Sky News Australia is aiming to expand its New Zealand operations. But it is holding intense discussions with its customer…

Axe hovers over Maori TV roles
Axe hovers over Maori TV roles

Maori Television is expected to disestablish the roles of general managers of news and production held by its highest profile…

NZ joining global move to internet TV services

With the start of Spark's Lightbox service, New Zealand is joining the global wave of internet TV services.

Spark wants 70,000 Lightboxers
Spark wants 70,000 Lightboxers

Spark's new internet television service is aiming to attract at least 70,000 paying customers by the middle of next…

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The Diary: Fans shed real tears for Shorty doctor's death
The Diary: Fans shed real tears for Shorty doctor's death

The makers of telly soap Shortland Street are thrilled with the response to the cliffhanger show on…

Stars pay tribute to trailblazer

The local film and television industry is mourning the loss of trailblazing producer Caterina De Nave, who passed away yesterday…

Michele Hewitson interview: Paddy Gower

'I thought you might have been more friendly. I really did, said Paddy Gower, TV3's 3 News political editor and fearless…

Former NZX boss to head MediaWorks

Former NZX boss Mark Weldon is taking over as CEO of Mediaworks, the company which owns TV3, Four and controls half of the…

Reality TV queen offloads sports bar
Reality TV queen offloads sports bar

TV mogul Julie Christie has placed her Auckland Viaduct-based sports bar on the market, along with her…

Creative sector big NZ economic star

A new report shows that Peter Jackson isn't New Zealand's only star act. The rest of our creative sector is also making…

Kiwis stick with TV and radio

A NZ on Air report into media consumption has concluded that kiwis are sticking to traditional platforms despite the big…

CEO of TV3 owner MediaWorks resigns

MediaWorks group chief executive officer, Sussan Turner has resigned after 30 years with the company - going back to the…

Weta's Thunderbird is Go!

The first Thunderbird from the New Zealand-made animated revival of the clasic 1960s sci-fi show has been revealed.

TV gambles on cult comic heroes
TV gambles on cult comic heroes

A chain-smoking exorcist with a nice line in sardonic putdowns and a zombie medical student who needs…

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