It has been the best-performing media brand of the past five years. Yet Labour’s bold plans to grow it have caused RNZ nothing but trouble so far.
The owner of both Newstalk ZB and the Herald retains a singular influence in the New Zealand media. But anonymous rival executives have doubts about its ability to pull off its biggest challenge – introducing a paywall in 2019.
The home of Three and radio stations like The Edge has been owned by private equity for 10 years now. Duncan Greive talks to anonymous executives to find out whether it might be close to getting an owner that really wants it.
It’s the biggest and by far the most profitable media company in New Zealand. In today's instalment of his series on NZ media in 2018, Duncan Greive asks media executives why no one believes in Sky any more.
We speak to senior figures across NZ’s biggest media companies to find out what they think about their plight, their rivals and the industry as a whole