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Angelina Farry named new CEO of IAB New Zealand
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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IAB New Zealand appoints Angelina Farry, a veteran of the NZ advertising industry with over two decades of experience, as its new CEO.
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TVNZ first to adopt AWS Clean Rooms for secure advertisement innovation
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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TVNZ becomes the first Aotearoa media firm to utilise AWS Clean Rooms, enhancing secure, innovative advertising strategies.
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2degrees promotes Emma-Kate Greer to Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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Emma-Kate Greer promoted to Chief Corporate Affairs Officer by 2degrees. Will continue to focus on sustainability and Kaupapa Mori initiatives.
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Spark to exit Spark Sport in the second half of 2023
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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Spark Sport announces that TVNZ will be the home of the majority of its content starting from July 2023. New Zealand Cricket has already agreed to the deal.
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Exclusive interview: Andrew Blakey on TVNZ’s new streaming platform
Mon, 2nd Jul 2018
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I had the opportunity to sit down with TVNZ development manager Andrew Blakey to discuss the launch of HEIHEI, a new streaming service for Kiwi kids.
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Spark buys 2019 Rugby World Cup broadcast rights, should you worry?
Mon, 16th Apr 2018
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Spark NZ bags rights for Rugby World Cups, free and paid streaming ahead.
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TVNZ ondemand's new look finding no love with viewers
Mon, 8th May 2017
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Users have taken to social media to lament the fact that bugs in the app have not been fixed despite the update.
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Count 'em up: More big names strike out at Sky-Vodafone merger
Thu, 18th Aug 2016
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Blue Reach, Freeview, InternetNZ, Spark, Trustpower, TUANZ, TVNZ and 2degrees all have serious concerns about the Sky-Vodafone merger.
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TVNZ packs for Rio, despite demands from Sky TV
Mon, 1st Aug 2016
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Despite recent uncertainty, Sky TV will be joined by Television New Zealand (TVNZ) at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro.
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FreeviewPlus now on satellite
Fri, 22nd Apr 2016
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Freeview New Zealand has expanded its FreeviewPlus service to include satellite, increasing access to on-demand content for all Kiwi viewers.
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American Super Bowl but no NZ sport? What's the deal, TVNZ?
Tue, 9th Feb 2016
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NZ First tackles TVNZ for live Super Bowl coverage whilst national sports remain sidelined for free-to-air viewers.
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TVNZ ramps up online offering
Fri, 27th Nov 2015
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​​TVNZ has announced it is ramping up its online offering, adding 200 new hours of exclusive content to TVNZ OnDemand.
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TVNZ OnDemand coming to the PS3 and PS4
Thu, 22nd Oct 2015
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The TVNZ OnDemand app will be launching to the PS3 and PS4 consoles. Kiwi TV fans will be able to catch up on their favourite shows.
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Pacific Islands to access more NZ TV and Sport, for free
Fri, 11th Sep 2015
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The Government has launched a new broadcasting initiative that will see several Pacific Islands have access to more NZ TV content and sports coverage.
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TVNZ launches digital-first news platform
Mon, 6th Jul 2015
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TVNZ has launched ONE News Now, a website and app dedicated to video content, in response to changing news consumption habits.
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Shots continue in global mode fracas
Mon, 20th Apr 2015
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Global Mode developer BNSL is calling for a declaratory judgement in the global mode fracas, but says it will defend any action.
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Consumer: Global mode action 'protectionism' and 'huge blow for consumers'
Mon, 13th Apr 2015
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Consumer NZ slams proposed action to block global mode, calling it a huge blow to consumers and protectionism of old content distribution models.
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CallPlus hits back at global mode action; subtly calls out Spark
Wed, 8th Apr 2015
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CallPlus has hit back at legal action by broadcasters trying to stop global mode - and subtly called out Spark for its role in the legal fracas.
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Global mode spat: We've got the legal paperwork
Wed, 8th Apr 2015
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It’s the most talked about letter around. We take a peek at exactly what Sky, TVNZ, Lightbox and MediaWorks are claiming – and what they’re demanding.
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One down... First ISP bows to geo-block pressure
Tue, 7th Apr 2015
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Unlimited Internet has become the first New Zealand ISP to bow to pressure from broadcasters over ISPs providing access to geo-blocked content.
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Lightbox, SKY, TVNZ legal action won't stop piracy
Tue, 7th Apr 2015
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New Zealand internet companies face legal action over international geo-blocked TV and movie services, says InternetNZ.
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Joan Withers named chair of Television New Zealand, replacing Walden
Tue, 17th Mar 2015
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Joan Withers takes the helm as chair of TVNZ amid a push for digital expansion, succeeding Wayne Walden in the role.
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Television NZ expects to resume dividends in 2016, pick up in ad revenue
Thu, 12th Mar 2015
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Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, expects to resume dividend payments in 2016, having gained approvals to halt payments in fiscal 2.
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Television New Zealand 1st-half profit drops 5% on weaker ad revenue
Mon, 2nd Mar 2015
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Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, posted a drop in first-half profit of about 5 percent as advertising revenue weakened and costs r.