Sparks flew during last night's clash between Bill English and Jacinda Ardern, with Newshub reporting significantly higher ratings from its debate in 2014.
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With Bill English and Jacinda Ardern squaring up for the first time last night, more than a million New Zealanders flocked to TVNZ to watch the two leaders talk it out.
Renovation enthusiasts rejoice as MediaWorks launches the sixth season of The Block NZ with another colourful campaign.
With the new Three rebrand hitting screens from today, it’s not just a new look they’re touting to audiences. MediaWorks’ chief commercial officer Glen Kyne speaks to StopPress prior to the brand launch on tapping into the 25-54 market, balancing entertainment and news, and how television is still a powerful force for advertisers today.
Standard Media Index (SMI) has released a snapshot of advertising spend across the different media platforms for the past two years to reveal digital's rapid growth has yet to overtake TV's share of the dollar.
The All Blacks' impressive 2015 Rugby World Cup final victory 34-17 over close rivals Australia played in the small hours of Sunday morning New Zealand time and while broadcasts on Sky and Prime drew over a million television viewers, the numbers were down on 2011. PLUS: World Rugby's global figures.
Listen: Airbnb user design experience manager Jenny Arden on design building trust, design-thinking and designer-founders
A new challenger for New Zealand's TV shopping market is set to launch in the country later this year. Korean-based KD Media has announced the new (and yet to be named) channel, led by Auckland-based investor and chief executive Paul Ding.
At the heart of Maori Television's redesigned website is its core mission to revitalise the use of Te Reo in New Zealand. With that in mind the new look site puts an emphasis on its dual-language options.