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Topic # 87771 6-Aug-2011 14:57 Send private message

Reported in the Herald:

"The Radio New Zealand board of governors has given the thumbs up to plans for televised versions of its content as the foundation for a new public service television channel. The proposed new channel would replace TVNZ7 when government funding runs out next July."




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  Reply # 502772 6-Aug-2011 15:57 Send private message

Well, that would be boring. If they expect public funding then they'd be better to keep TVNZ7 going

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  Reply # 502780 6-Aug-2011 16:35 Send private message

Interesting idea. Having an outlet for publicly funded television would smooth the path for the selling of TVNZ and removal of the charter obligations.

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  Reply # 502793 6-Aug-2011 17:25 Send private message

I like it, assuming the successful stuff on TVNZ7 like backbenchers is migrated across.

Im okay with tvnz being flogged off, on the proviso that we have a publicly funded intelligent channel, and this sounds like it fits the bill

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  Reply # 502794 6-Aug-2011 17:25 Send private message

And that none of the content is just a webcam of the RNZ radio studios LOL

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  Reply # 502802 6-Aug-2011 17:48 Send private message

Could this possibly end up with public broadcasting in New Zealand going full-circle, and RNZ becoming a "new" NZBC, with TVNZ being sold-off, ala the old Radio New Zealand commercial stations (ZB, ZM etc) in the 1990s???


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Reply # 502842 6-Aug-2011 22:04 Send private message

betta off keep tvnz7 =/ love that chanel

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