NZ On Air is providing funding to four projects covering seven regions throughout New Zealand after finding regional news content wasn’t reaching intended audiences in many regions.
“I’m Guyon Espiner”.
“I’m Susie Ferguson”.
“And this is Morning Report – brought to you by Spicy Bob’s cheesy chicken tenders!”
Fear not. This is not something we’re likely to hear over the airwaves anytime soon.
Radio New Zealand will not sacrifice its brand by putting ads on the air, chief executive Paul Thompson tells StopPress.
The online realm offers some innovative ways to raise money and Boosted.org.nz, which claims to be only tailor-made philanthropic crowd-funding platform for arts projects in the world, is among them. And the site recently took home the Innovative Technology for Good Citizenship gong at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Awards.