Jane Wrightson

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Name: Jane Wrightson
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

W&L's Andrea Roane granted a continuance on DWI charges

The principal of Washington & Lee High School has requested and received a continuance of her Westmoreland County General District Court appearance on charges of drunk driving and use of a handheld device while driving.Andrea Roane, 40, had been scheduled ... [Published King George Journal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

New Maori programmes

Both light entertainment and examination of a significant historic event will be covered in new programmes funded by NZ On Air under its Maori programming strategy, Te Rautaki Maori.Hikoi , a one-hour one-off documentary will focus on the 1975 Land March. ... [Published The Big Idea - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

NZ On Air Happy to Hikoi

New Zealand On Air is to fund a major hour-long documentary on the 1975 Maori Land March.Hikoi, by Scottie Douglas Productions, will retrace the steps of the original marchers, speak to living participants and use archival footage of the actual march ... [Published Waatea News.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Northumberland man to serve five years for sexual crimes

at 5:41 pmRobert O. Lawson, a 54-year-old Reedville man was given an active sentence of five years after he pleaded guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual battery and one charge of indecent liberties with a child. Each of the crimes for which Lawson ... [Published Northumberland Echo - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

New Maori programmes secure NZ On Air funding (Fuseworks)

Both light entertainment and examination of a significant historic event will be covered in new programmes funded by NZ On Air under its Māori programming strategy, Te Rautaki Māori.Hikoi, a one-hour one-off documentary will focus on the 1975 Land March. ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

New fund to support Maori webseries (Fuseworks)

An initiative just launched by and aims to create a way to tell stories by and for Māori outside the traditional broadcast model.The new joint fund for webseries has $500,000 available for up to five different projects, for Māori audiences, or for Māori ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

TV urged to retune for deaf

Hearing bodies campaign for universal captioning, especially when disaster strikes. Robyn Carter found it hard to get information after the Seddon quake. Photo / Richard RobinsonWhen the Seddon earthquake rocked Robyn Carter's home last July, she turned ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Another W&L leader charged with DWI in Westmoreland

Parents, students and county officials were dismayed this week to learn that another prominent faculty member at Washington & Lee High School has been charged with driving while intoxicated.Russell Anne Perry, 64, who is a psychologist at W&L, was arrested ... [Published King George Journal - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealanders will see 2015 Chunuk Bair service live

NZ On Air has awarded Maori Television a contract for the live TV coverage of the historically significant Anzac Day 2015 commemorative service at Chunuk Bair in Turkey.25 April 2015 will mark the centenary of the start of the Gallipoli campaign, in which ... [Published The Big Idea - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 2 reports

Repeats prop up local TV content

Repeats are keeping up the level of local content on New Zealand free-to-air television channels.The annual NZ On Air report on local content shows local content increased 0.8 per cent to 32 per cent of all programming on the six channels - mainly because ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Mar 17 2014]

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"we look forward to seeing the revival of the variety format in happy hour. it will aim for broad appeal, with laughs and song. and the documentary hikoi will be an important documentary which will examine and re-tell this significant piece of our history for a new generation" said NZ On Air Chief Executive Jane Wrightson
"last year we specifically set aside some of our digital media fund for content for pacific audiences. this led to the creation of website thecoconet.tv and webseries the factory story, which have been very successful with their intended audiences.this year we want to spark ideas for new content that makes a conscious effort to reveal something about the past, present or future māori world" said Ms Wrightson. is very pleased to have partnered with for the webseries initiative
"maori television will present hosted live coverage of this historic occasion. this is an excellent outcome that will ensure new zealanders have free live coverage of a service that remembers events and people who have shaped our nation" said NZ On Air Chief Executive Jane Wrightson
"this indicates reduced spending on new productions, and is a reflection of the ongoing difficulties faced post-global financial crisis by free-to-air broadcasters" NZ On Air chief executive Jane Wrightson said

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W&L's Andrea Roane granted a continuance on DWI... [Published King George Journal - Apr 17 2014]
New Maori programmes [Published The Big Idea - Apr 06 2014]
NZ On Air Happy to Hikoi [Published Waatea News.com - Apr 04 2014]
Northumberland man to serve five years for sexu... [Published Northumberland Echo - Apr 02 2014]
New Maori programmes secure NZ On Air funding (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 01 2014]
New fund to support Maori webseries (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 25 2014]
TV urged to retune for deaf [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 25 2014]
Another W&L leader charged with DWI in Westmore... [Published King George Journal - Mar 19 2014]
New Zealanders will see 2015 Chunuk Bair servic... [Published The Big Idea - Mar 18 2014]
Repeats prop up local TV content [Published MSN New Zealand - Mar 17 2014]
Local content a third of all free-to-air telly ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 17 2014]
Local content holds steady at 32% of TV schedul... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 17 2014]
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