Television New Zealand journalists and presenters were shocked today to find out their head of news and current affairs Ross Dagan is resigning after less than a year in the job.
TVNZ's teletext service will be winding up next year, after operating for nearly 30 years.
State-owned Television New Zealand will pay a smaller dividend to the Government after its operating profit fell 12.2% in the year ended June.
Breakfast host Corin Dann is set to replace Guyon Espiner as TVNZ's new political editor.
TVNZ has banned Mike Hosking from covering stories about SkyCity Entertainment on Close Up after he acknowledged he had a celebrity deal with the casino company.
The Commerce Commission was unlikely to oppose the joint venture proposal between Sky Network Television and TVNZ to establish the Sky Lite pay television station Igloo, Forsyth Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird said yesterday.
The Commerce Commission's investigation into new pay TV platform Igloo was a good start but it did not go far enough, Labour Party broadcasting and communications spokeswoman Clare Curran said yesterday.
With primetime shows on both sides of the Tasman, Jay Ryan has become one of our most in-demand television actors. The Go Girls star talks to Lydia Jenkin about his new role as a doctor in Offspring and escaping West Auckland.
TVNZ on Tuesday night screened a controversial lesbian kiss on Coronation Street in the programme's new 5.25pm time slot.
An announcement is expected today that Television New Zealand head of news and current affairs Anthony Flannery has stepped down from the job.
State-owned television has always been the plaything of politicians, 50 years ago because of fears this permanent occupant of our living rooms might influence our opinions, later as a source of revenues - and all the while the public face of political argument about the medium was bound up in ethical, cultural, social and historical pomposities.
TVNZ has been ordered to pay $3000 costs and broadcast a statement saying it responded weakly to complaints of Paul Henry's repeated mocking of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's name last year.
How we view television content continues to change rapidly. Jonathan Coleman explains the Government's approach to the new environment and how public broadcasting fits into the mix.
Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman says there have been no discussions about the Government selling off state broadcaster TVNZ.
The Dunedin City Council is still waiting for its new weather camera to begin broadcasting, months after paying Television New Zealand to install it.
If you find the advertisements that interrupt your television viewing too loud, relief may be in store before Christmas - if you're watching TVNZ at least.
Paul Henry's controversial comments finally caught up with him yesterday when he resigned from TVNZ after meeting the state broadcaster's board.
It is nothing short of bizarre that the utterances of a breakfast television host have damaged the huge effort in recent years that New Zealand has put into strengthening its relationship with India.
David Bain is on the receiving end of a beatup to snare television ratings as he tries to get on with a normal life, long-time supporter Joe Karam says.
Television New Zealand chief executive Rick Ellis' $140,000 credit card spending in two years "sounds high", Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman says, but he will reserve judgement until he hears from the state broadcaster's board today.