WIFT members in the mix of latest journalism funding round

Posted Sunday 11 Dec 2022

WIFT members in the mix of latest journalism funding round

A big congratulations to all members who received funding from the NZ On Air Public Interest Journalism fund. We've listed you below with details of your projects.

Sunpix (Ngaire Fuata) receives up to $2,019,190 for Tagata Pasifika 2023.
A 2023 season of the flagship Pasifika current affairs and news programme. 

Discovery NZ receives up to $999,781 for Newshub Nation 2023, 42 x 60min, including Budget and election specials.
A weekly political current affairs programme that provides political news, interviews, and analysis.  

TVNZ receives up to $842,200 for Q + A with Jack Tame 2023, 40 x 60min plus 1 x 118min special. TVNZ’s leading political current affairs programme that tackles newsworthy political issues alongside debates and interviews.  

Great Southern Television receives up to $737,036 for The Hui Series 8.
An additional season of the award-winning weekly bilingual Māori current affairs programme that confronts difficult subjects, exposes injustice, and celebrates Māori success.   

TVNZ receives up to $515,499 up to News 2 Me series 2.
A 5-minute news bulletin and explainer series tailor-made for tamariki between the ages of 8-14 producing 30 x 5min eps and 30 x 5min podcasts broadcast on TVNZ 2, RNZ and across social media.    

The seventh and final round of the PIJF will open on Thursday 12 January 2023. For more information, visit the NZ On Air website