The collection of original New Zealand art music is in a healthy state after five years of the Resound project. Funded by NZ On Air, Resound is delivered by SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music in partnership with RNZ Concert. It is a project to increase the amount of Nw Zealand composed music available to […]

Ninety educational publishers and ed tech companies will be meeting next week with the Ministry of Education in Wellington. The discussions will involve a broad range of educational topics ranging from user research to digital technologies in education and trends in publishing platforms and educational resources. The meeting is fully subscribed with a waitlist. A […]

  WeCreate held an event in Auckland to launch the 2014 PwC valuations for the NZ book, music, game development and film & television industries, available here under Facts & Stats. The report, and a government Creative Sector Study were announced by Hon. Paul Goldsmith – Minister for Commerce and Consumer Affairs and the Minister was thanked […]

Four Innovative new digital projects have been selected from a very competitive field of applicants, along with three flourishing previously online projects for varied audiences. Two of the projects supported from them Digital Media Innovation fund are for children. My Guardian (Toku Taniwha) is an interactive ebook app for 6 to 12 year olds. Using puzzle […]

A new animated pre-school series encouraging kids to explore simple science ideas is the first co-production funded by NZ On Air that is hoping to access the revamped NZ Screen Production Grant scheme. Darwin and Newts will take youngsters on a comical journey of learning as two brothers figure out how stuff works. Under scheme rules […]

NZ On Air has been inundated with creative, innovative stories for audiences on multiple screens and devices attracting a record 109 applications. In total eight web series, most with a strong comedic themes, have been supported. “The calibre was outstanding; we were blown away. We had to make some very hard choices, but we were […]

NZ On Air has reported the expansion program into diverse factual programmes available on television including new programmes on music superstars, Paralympic heroes and the characters you find in the halls of Parliament. A one off documentary of Split Enz will chart the band’s triumphs and disappointments, the creative processes and relationships behind the songs […]