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  New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy.
New Zealand's most popular sports are rugby (primarily rugby union but also rugby league), soccer, (the most popular sport amongst children), cricket, and netball (the sport with the most players); golf, tennis, rowing and a variety of water sports, particularly sailing.
New Zealand is world-famous among glider pilots for hosting the 1995 Gliding World Cup at Omarama in North Otago near the centre of the South Island.
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 Television New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Television New Zealand (TVNZ) is the main broadcaster of television in New Zealand, established in 1980 through the merger of Television One and TV2 (formerly South Pacific Television).
New Zealand has provisionally agreed to implement DVB-T HDTV, but there are no indications that TVNZ will be the first broadcaster to transmit in HDTV.
New Zealand’s wide-ranging adoption of neoliberal policies in the mid-1980s and 1990s had large sections of the state sector privatised.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television_New_Zealand   (1240 words)

 Public broadcasting in New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1978, the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand (BCNZ) was established, and in 1980, TV One and South Pacific (known once again as TV2) were merged into a single organisation, Television New Zealand (TVNZ).
In 1989, a new government agency, called the Broadcasting Commission or New Zealand on Air (NZOA), took over responsibility for the television licence fee [now called the broadcasting fee] which was distributed on a contestable basis to programme makers, This was to ensure a minimum level of local content in the increasingly commercialised television sector.
In real terms, this meant that public funding of broadcasting in New Zealand was greatly reduced by the time the broadcasting fee was finally abolished in 1999 and replaced with direct funding from the Governement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Public_broadcasting_in_New_Zealand   (878 words)

 Media Network Weblog: 15 May 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Radio New Zealand also receives a funding boost of $2.84 million to enable it to: increase the amount of regional and culturally diverse programming available; ensure valuable audio heritage is archived and protected; provide audio-on-demand through www.radionz.co.nz; and expand Concert FM to the West Coast.
According to Iranian news agencies quoting the Iraqi newspaper Sout al Iraq, the daughters of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein are in talks with the government of Qatar, to acquire 55 percent of the shares of satellite TV news channel al-Jazeera.
Broadcasts were interrupted shortly after the station's official launch because the transmitter was overheating, and the cause was eventually traced to a faulty capacitor which has been replaced.
medianetwork.blogspot.com /2005_05_15_medianetwork_archive.html   (4499 words)

 Ministry Reports and Publications - Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Broadcasting in New Zealand: A 2003 Stock-take is intended to provide a common starting point for thinking about the future direction of broadcasting in New Zealand.
Tourism New Zealand, on behalf of an inter-government cultural working group, commissioned a research programme to gain a better understanding of the current demand for cultural tourism products and to identify any gaps in supply that may exist.
The objectives of the survey were to identify how the public defines New Zealand's culture, to measure the value New Zealanders place on culture, to gauge levels of interest in culture and cultural activities and to measure perceived and preferred levels of media coverage of cultural activities compared with sport, business and gardening.
mch.govt.nz /publications.html   (1432 words)

 Broadcasting In New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The respective boards were asked to reflect New Zealand's identity and culture, and to encourage New Zealand programming within their mandate to operate in a commercial manner.
Broadcasters operating under warrants issued by the Broadcasting Tribunal on 1 July 1989, were entitled to a licence under the Radiocommunications Act.
New Zealand On Air's primary source of revenue is the Public Broadcasting Fee, currently set at $110.
www.med.govt.nz /pbt/broadcas/broad.html   (1532 words)

 New Zealand (from broadcasting) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In New Zealand the relatively small population means that broadcasting personnel are closely in touch with their audience, whose demand for a high-standard broadcasting service presents financial problems.
Formed in the summer of 1838 after a parent New Zealand Association failed to receive a royal charter to proceed with the settlement of the still independent islands, the company...
Rising between the South Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea, New Zealand is a land of spectacular contrasts—fjords and beaches, glaciers and volcanoes, snowcapped mountains and subtropical bush, clear streams and geysers.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-25235?tocId=25235   (791 words)

First, by ensuring all New Zealanders have reasonable and regular access to broadcasting, we believe that broadcast media can and should be able to represent to New Zealanders the actual scope and variety of the country in which they live.
For example: if broadcasting content is to contribute to a high level of public information and debate, certain standards suggest themselves: comprehensiveness; depth and extent of inquiry; the range of issues and topics covered compared with what is actually going on in the country.
Radio New Zealand's charter is due for its first five-yearly review towards the end of the year and I am working with interested parties to determine the best way of doing this.
www.executive.govt.nz /minister/hobbs/speeches/sp280700.htm   (2956 words)

 Broadcasting (was: The New Zealand economy)
Commercial broadcasting is simply to be > defined as broadcasting with commercials on it - no matter who or > what 'runs' the channel.
It's not quite that simple: commercial broadcasting (or not) is determined by the objectives of the channel.
A good book on the history of how New Zealand TV got into this situation is "Revolution in the Air!" by Paul Smith, Longman, Auckland, 1996.
mailman.lbo-talk.org /1998/1998-May/000805.html   (437 words)

 A New Future for Broadcasting Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A New Future for Public Broadcasting is designed to inform the debate about what happens now with broadcasting in New Zealand.
In a 'mixed broadcasting economy', what in fact is the best mix?— how can public broadcasting best be delivered, and what is the role and importance of the public broadcaster?
This conference is being convened by a group of public agencies including the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, NZ On Air, RNZ, TVNZ, the Māori Television Service, Te Māngai Pāho and the New Zealand Broadcasting School.
www.newfuture.govt.nz   (273 words)

 ABC Senior Staffing Appointments (#3): Media Release 22 Jun 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
John is currently the Head of News and Current Affairs in Victoria and has been with the ABC for 17 years.
This new division will be responsible for all content development and program research across the ABC's broad range of program genres ­ other than news and current affairs ­ on television, radio and new media.
The new Director of News and Current Affairs, Max Uechtritz has worked in the ABC's news and current affairs departments for the past 14 years, for ten of which as a high profile foreign correspondent or senior executive.
www.abc.net.au /corp/mr00/mrjun2200.htm   (967 words)

 Scoop: Broadcasting Is At End Of International Spectrum
A survey of international public broadcasting practices shows that New Zealand is at the end of the spectrum, in terms of regulation and levels of local content.
* Where there is a tradition of public broadcasting - strongly evident in almost all countries surveyed - the trend is to maintain and sometimes bolster this tradition against the inroads of commercialism and the proliferation of channels.
New Report Blames Weak Laws For Increasing Violence Against Children In Cyberspace - ECPAT — Weak laws and fragmented industry action is exposing children around the world to increasingly serious violence through the Internet and other cyber technologies, according to a new report released today.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/GE9907/S00001.htm   (1391 words)

 Broadcasting Standards Authority NZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Complaining on behalf of the elders and younger workers of the Mokai Kainga marae, the complainant pointed to the embarrassment caused by the use of the footage.
If you think that a radio or TV programme has breached a broadcasting standard, you are entitled to make a formal complaint.
Formal complaints about broadcasting standards must be based around the provisions of one of the Codes of Broadcasting Practice.
www.bsa.govt.nz   (444 words)

 new zealand broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
New Zealand An island country in the southern Pacific Ocean southeast of Australia.
We are the national public radio broadcasting organisation serving listeners throughout New Zealand.
New Zealand's only shortwave broadcaster, broadcasting to the nations of the South Pacific...
www.broadcasting-guide.com /new-zealand-broadcasting   (839 words)

 What's New, October 1994
New Country KMPS 94.1 FM, Seattle, Washington, USA announces the debut of the first country music radio station website on the Net.
The Digital Missourian is a full-service news publication which includes local (Columbia, Mo., USA), national and international news, sports, weather and a full complement of features, with special sections dedicated to elementary and secondary school students and teachers.
The Alliance for Public Technology (APT), a non-profit, tax-exempt coalition of public interest groups whose goal is to foster broad access to usable information and telecommunications services and technology.
www.ncsa.uiuc.edu /SDG/Software/Mosaic/Docs/old-whats-new/whats-new-1094.html   (14752 words)

 Governments on the WWW: Institutions in the Area "Broadcasting"
Televisão Pública de Angola (TPA) [Public Television of Angola]
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ARD) [Working Group of the Public Broadcasting Institutions of the Federal Republic of Germany]
Svet za Radiodifuzijo Republike Slovenije [Slovene Broadcasting Council]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/broadcasting.html   (674 words)

 What's New With NCSA Mosaic: Archives for December 1994
New England Aikikai, a traditional Aikido dojo in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce its presence on the World Wide Web.
Bay of Plenty is in the central North Island of New Zealand.
New and Hot: Try out our products now on the fly by accessing our WWW server, since we are linked to the Internet with our own products.
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 Radio New Zealand - Art History Online Reference and Guide
Following the dissolution of BCNZ in 1988, Radio New Zealand became a separate State-Owned Enterprise along with Television New Zealand.
In 1995, the Radio New Zealand Commercial (RNZC) networks were privatised, with the non-commercial New Zealand Public Radio (NZPR) known simply as 'Radio New Zealand' (RNZ).
Radio New Zealand International broadcasts on shortwave to neighbouring countries in the Pacific from a transmitter on North Island.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/RNZ   (346 words)

 New Zealand Micro-broadcasters
General user radio licence—A general user radio licence is granted for the transmission on the frequencies specified in the licence by means of radiocommunication transmitters intended for local-area broadcasting and known as "Low Power FM Broadcasting Short Range Devices", or LPFM Broadcast, in accordance with the terms, conditions and restrictions of this notice.
Broadcast transmitter means a low power FM transmitter or any broadcast transmitter licensed pursuant to sections 48 or 116 of the Radiocommunications Act 1989.
As this page is updated regulary information is subject to change as new information is received.Please note that as most of this information is supplied to us by other people,we can not be held accountable for any incorrect or outdated information.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/9885/micronz.html   (824 words)

 ResourceShelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1986, the British Broadcasting Corporation created the Domesday Book Mark II, an electronic version of the original record of English lands that was written at the instigation of William the Conqueror in 1086.
Thus, while a new newspaper or entertainment site might find it difficult competing with similar sites that are already popular, university sites and the pages of individual scientists exhibit a more egalitarian link growth.
This new advanced page allows you to limit by source (also available with source:), limit by region, limit where search terms are located (headline, url, body, limit by date), and limit by date (at this time June and July, 2003 only).
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 The Wireless: CanWest answer back
At least CanWest's problem with public broadcasting in New Zealand is largely to do with economic ideologies rather than matters of foreign policy.
Originally from Auckland, New Zealand, Dubber is now based at UCE Birmingham, UK.
You'll read references to new technologies, observations about media, thoughts about radio, considerations of education issues and the odd story from life, but the over-arching aim of this blog is simply to be interesting.
thewireless.blogspot.com /2004/05/canwest-answer-back.html   (324 words)

 Television New Zealand | News, Sport, Weather, TV ONE, TV2 | TVNZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The man charged with faking his own death in Australia before starting a new life in New Zealand has pleaded guilty to fraud...
New local gay series Kiwifruit premieres Monday at 11pm
Customs foil a scam involving a couple who went to Bali on their honeymoon and organised to import $250K of cocaine in soup cans...
tvnz.co.nz   (283 words)

 Access to the Airwaves | Institute of Policy Studies | Victoria University of Wellington
You are here: Home > Publications > Economic and Social Policy > Access to the Airwaves
Access to the Airwaves: Issues in Public Sector Broadcasting
This is an important collection of the papers from a seminar on issues surrounding public broadcasting in New Zealand: the balance between freedom of expression and cost, the creative and financing dichotomy, access for Maori and other minorities to the airwaves, and the nature of public sector broadcasting.
www.vuw.ac.nz /ips/publications/economic/access.aspx   (114 words)

 ResourceShelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
More and more spoken word material is becoming searchable.
New tutorials include smallpox, depression, hearing loss, and colon cancer.
Alternative OPAC interfaces representing academic, public, and school libraries were demonstrated.
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 BYU Television | Keeping You Connected   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
LDS General Conference is now available through the new and growing Video on Demand service in Portland Oregon, the Bay Area and Central California and Washington State.
The Salt Lake City area offers General Conference as well as other select BYU Television programs.
Important announcement for satellite viewers in the New Zealand/Australia area
www.byutv.org   (145 words)

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