TVNZ chief executive Kevin Kenrick

TVNZ annual profit sinks 55%

Fri 26 Aug

Net profit fell to $12.7 million in the 12 months ended June 30.

Paul Maher

Maher returns to TVNZ after ignominious exit from MediaWorks

Thu 25 Aug 2

Given his history with the opposition, new commercial director likely to attack role with extra "relish", reckons Bill Ralston. With special feature audio.

TVNZ chief executive Kevin Kenrick

Kenrick promises more permissive approach to Games coverage than Sky

Thu 18 Aug 2

TVNZ won't impose same footage limits for 2018 Commonwealth Games as Sky has for Rio Olympics, vows CEO. With special feature audio.

TVNZ chief executive Kevin Kenrick

TVNZ to ComCom: Force Sky to sell Prime or reject Vodafone merger

Wed 17 Aug 4

Merger will only exacerbate pay TV operator’s anti-competitive tactics  Kevin Kenrick claims. With special feature audio.

Fairfax executive editor Sinead Boucher

Hidesight: Fairy dust blinds just who owns Olympics

Fri 12 Aug

The brouhaha over the Olympic broadcast rights is a straight question of property rights made complicated by special interest pleading, the desire of something for nothing and the nutty idea that politicians can sprinkle fairy dust to make cost disappear.

Fairfax NZ’s Sinead Boucher, NZME’s Shayne Currie and Sky TV’s Kirsty Way

Court clash ‘inevitable’ for Olympic rights antagonists


As the 2016 Rio Olympic Games kick off, the beef between local media companies over footage rights to the event continues to compete for attention domestically.


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