Platform Support Opportunities Te Māngai Pāho - Tamariki & Rangatahi: Platform Support

Posted Tuesday 20 Jun 2023

Here's all the information you'll need for the TMP Tamariki and Rangatahi round which is open for Stage 1 proposals:

RNZ, led by TAHI will be looking for a small number of pitches to support | tautoko into the round.
We're not looking for tamariki content this time for positive, light-hearted, social-led and fun content | kia pārekareka ai ki ngā rangatahi (18-35 years) to sink their teeth into on TAHI's multiple social platforms such as YouTubeFacebookInstagramTikTok (with secondary hosting on RNZ platforms where appropriate).

Programmes that are made by and for the audience (or mentored in a Tuakana-Teina relationship) will be prioritised.

Please email your short pitch to if you are interested in TAHI / RNZ as a supporting platform along with our mandatory cover sheet and information about you and your Production Company.

We're also open to discussions about (Secondary) Platform support for projects that are successful in progressing to Stage 2 with TMP (applicants notified by TMP from Monday, 17th July 2023 | Rāhina, 17 o Hōngongoi 2023).

The Process 
RNZ Commissioning have a dedicated email | īmēra;; this is where we ask you to send your short pitch (a maximum of 3 pages) along with our mandatory cover sheet and information about you and your Production by the morning of Friday, 23rd June 2023 | Rāmere, 23 o Piripi 2023.
*The cover sheet contains important additional formatting, naming and submission instructions that need to be followed. But please do contact with any questions | pātai.


  • Please fully read the TMP RFP before putting together your pitch for RNZ/TAHI. There is key information which should be noted and understood.
  • Any pitch received later than the above deadline date will not be considered for this round.
  • We highly encourage you to look for a Secondary Platform who will also host your awesome content, this is also advised by TMP.
  • Our intention is to shortlist pitches by the afternoon of Wednesday, 28th June 2023 | Raapa, 28 o Piripi 2023

Licensing Info

  • RNZ Production Agreements require content to be licensed worldwide in perpetuity for all RNZ Platforms such as the RNZ/TAHI Website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram channels, so keep this in mind when preparing your pitch. Email the Commissioning Department if you need more clarity or need to discuss music rights.
  • RNZ exclusivity periods tend to be very short compared to other broadcasters (usually no more than 2 weeks).

RNZ Commissioning web page -
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