What could TVNZ-RNZ 'merger' mean?

What could TVNZ-RNZ 'merger' mean?
TV executives, including Discovery NZ boss Glen Kyne, hope the government will create a new public entity that runs as a not-for-profit. (Image: supplied)
Daniel Dunkley
In late February, cabinet made its final decision on whether to combine Radio New Zealand and TVNZ under a single new entity, a move that would mark the biggest shake-up of state broadcasting in decades. Their call remains under wraps for now, though whispers in Wellington suggest the government will move forward with plans to create a new parent group for the state media companies.The arranged marriage has been under review since early 2020 when broadcasting minister Kris Faafoi appointed PwC to explore “a new, fit-for-purpose public med...

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