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April 2015

Newstalk ZB ANZAC Day Documentary Special Broadcasts

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

On 25 April 2015, New Zealand commemorates the centenary of the ANZAC landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. What followed in 1915 was a bitter eight-month campaign that helped to forge our nation. To mark this extraordinary milestone, Newstalk ZB will broadcast a series of four hour-long Gallipoli documentaries. MORE

Tim Murphy Editor-in-Chief, NZ Herald to step down

Friday, April 10, 2015

Tim Murphy, Editor-in-Chief of the NZ Herald has decided to step down after a stellar 30 year career with the company. Murphy has been Editor-in-Chief of New Zealand’s premier newspaper for the past three years and Editor for 10 years before that. MORE

NZME Supports RSA with Virtual Poppy Campaign

Friday, April 17, 2015

NZME donates $20,000 to start the ‘Pin a Poppy Appeal’ New Zealand’s Poppy Day is something many Kiwis mark proudly each year by getting a traditional RSA fabric poppy in return for a donation. It’s the symbol of remembrance for those who fought to protect this proud nation and our veterans and ex-service people who were lucky enough to return from duty. MORE

GrabOne and Postr Partner in New Zealand First

Thursday, April 23, 2015

NZME’s GrabOne has teamed up with Postr, the app that lets users hire out their smartphone’s lock screen to advertisers in return for cash, to deliver a mobile technology first in New Zealand. MORE

Pride of New Zealand Awards Entries to Open 4 May 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hunt for Extraordinary Kiwis Begins. Entries for the annual Pride of New Zealand Awards, honouring extraordinary Kiwis making a significant difference in their communities, are about to open. Building on the success from the 2014 inaugural awards, where over 700 individuals were nominated for their extraordinary personal sacrifices to help, save and care for others and their environment. MORE

NZME Appoints Fran O’Sullivan to New Role

Monday, April 20, 2015

NZME has signalled its strong commitment to business news by appointing one of New Zealand’s leading business commentators, Fran O’Sullivan, into a newly created position, NZME Editorial Director – Business. MORE