Written By: - Date published: 1:03 pm, June 26th, 2012 - 5 comments
After a large number of meetings around the country in the lead up to the turn off of TVNZ7, we finally get to the rallies:
Wellington 28th June – 12 noon from Civic Sq to Parliament
Auckland 30th June – 4.30pm from QEII Sq (bottom of Queen St) to St Matthew-in-the-City
Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, May 16th, 2012 - 36 comments
TVNZ7, in its current form, will stop broadcasting on the 30th of June and will be changed to a plus one channel along the same lines as TV3 Plus One. Now I don’t know about you, but I could live without seeing another repeat of Come Dine with Me.
Written By: - Date published: 10:20 am, May 11th, 2012 - Comments Off on Save TVNZ7 Meeting
When: Tuesday 15 May, 7 – 9pm
Where: Freemans Bay Community Centre, 52 Hepburn St, Freemans Bay, Auckland
Come along to this public meeting to show your support for TVNZ7!
Written By: - Date published: 9:18 am, April 9th, 2011 - 84 comments
Following the release of OIA documentation and questioning in the House, John Key has recanted his earlier statement that he hadn’t met with MediaWork’s Brent Impey to discuss a $43 million Government loan. The PM has now admitted that he did indeed meet with the head of Steven Joyce’s former company MediaWorks, which owns TV3, TV4, […]
Written By: - Date published: 6:15 am, March 8th, 2011 - 40 comments
TVNZ7, and New Zealand public service television as a whole, looks to be coming to an end in June next year. TVNZ has been told their only responsibility is to return to the government a 9% return on investment per annum; their response is that they see pay-TV as their future. Sky is now “a frenemy”.
Written By: - Date published: 7:01 am, November 12th, 2009 - 3 comments
Thing that got me about Bill English’s propaganda ad was how god awful the original script was. Can you imagine the Deputy Prime Minister, the Southern Man of New Zealand politics, and former professional punching bag saying “It’s time to give the snip snap to the zip zap plastic fantastic?” Just gets worse. Here’s questions from […]
Written By: - Date published: 7:34 am, October 30th, 2009 - 20 comments
Check out the invite we got to ‘Plain English’. Incredible. I didn’t even know until watching the Campbell Live story that David Cunliffe and Roger Douglas will be in the debate too. They’re not even mentioned in the invite. But English is and there’s a picture of him. In fact, he’s portrayed alongside Guyon in the same […]
Written By: - Date published: 12:00 pm, October 29th, 2009 - 9 comments
If you thought TVNZ’s promo ad for its Plain English series looked like an ad for the National Party you’re not alone. Seems the ad is so faithful to the political advertising genre that it even had a political marketing expert fooled. Here’s Dr Clare Robinson on her reaction to seeing the ad: “When I […]
Written By: - Date published: 3:43 pm, March 5th, 2009 - 63 comments
This is interesting. From the Greens’ Metiria Turei: Last night on TVNZ7’s political show Backbenches, Rodney Hide commented that ACT had supported the Whanganui [Gang Insignia] Bill to “get Three Strikes through”. In 2006 Mr Hide was positively sneering at Chester Borrows attempt to ban gang patches. Now it seems ACT has done a backroom […]
Written By: - Date published: 1:40 pm, July 18th, 2008 - 46 comments
Unlike some of our counterparts, the Standardistas aren’t into vanity posts. So, in this clip from TVNZ7’s Back Benches on Wednesday, ignore who’s asking the question and watch National’s Chris Tremain try to justify his party’s ACC policy. Reaches for his cliches but they don’t fit the question so he resorts to attacking the question. […]
Written By: - Date published: 12:05 pm, July 2nd, 2008 - 13 comments
TVNZ7 have some great content. Looks like some serious effort’s going into their advertising as well. Here’s one that caught my attention the other day. If your eyesight’s anything like mine you might want to click for a larger version.