Paul Smith

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Kiwis protest fund move


To howls of protest from Kiwi indies and broadcasters, the New Zealand government has abandoned the funding of broadcasting through license fees in favor of general taxation.

Neil Roberts


Neil Roberts, who founded New Zealand’s biggest indie, Communicado, and was a former director of television for pubcaster TVNZ, died Nov. 8 of cancer at St Joseph’s Hospice in Auckland. He was 50…

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