Author Caitlin Salter

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Kick it for touch: Air New Zealand changes tack with new All Blacks safety video
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After years of missteps, Air New Zealand has today launched a new safety video that gets to the point, without patronising its audience. ‘Air All Blacks’ has launched in support of the team ahead of the World Cup in Japan next month – and it’s a star-studded line-up. And critics of the airline’s previous video can rest assured, there isn’t a single rap wannabe in sight.

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How is this still a thing? Reader’s Digest curates ‘articles of lasting interest’ for nearly a century
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In the last 97 years, the world has suffered the Great Depression, countless wars, the rise of tyranny, innumerable natural and man-made disasters and political scandals. We’ve mourned the rise of terrorism and celebrated the invention of the internet. We’ve put humans on the moon and explored that last frontier, oppressive regimes have fallen and human rights milestones have made history. Throughout it all, one thing has remained a constant of bathroom magazine baskets and rest home libraries: Reader’s Digest.

Caitlin Salter talks to Australiasian group editor Louise Waterson about how this general interest publication has stood the test of time, and what the future holds.

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Canvas combines with Weekend to launch new bumper magazine
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Every Saturday for the last 16 years, the Weekend Herald’s glossy lift-out lifestyle magazine, Canvas has indulged readers with its signature blend of leisurely weekend content while sister lift-out Weekend has given readers a rundown on the weekend’s happenings. Now, the pair are joining forces to make a one-stop-shop lift-out for weekend content. We chat with NZME Weekend magazines editor Sarah Daniell about shaking things up.

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Radio survey: Newstalk ZB on top as listeners turn to airwaves in the wake of Christchurch attacks
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In the midst of New Zealand’s ‘Darkest Day’, Kiwis flocked to news radio, where newsreaders and talk back hosts provided platforms for New Zealanders to vent their distress at the Christchurch mosque terror attacks, and a place for trustworthy news to be processed. The reliability of radio as a trustworthy source of news pushed ratings up, with total audience numbers rising since the final survey of 2018 – combined listening numbers of commercial and non-commercial radio has risen to 3.62 million New Zealanders (10+) tuning in each week, totally 83 percent of the population.

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