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 so impressed that we found some extra money to support more than we had originally intended,” said NZ On Air Chief Executive Jane Wrightson.