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ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

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Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Sue Kedgley

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New Zealand Labour Party Hon Trevor Mallard

$4.4 million will be invested in non-commercial radio and regional television over the next four years
Continue and strengthen New Zealand broadcasts, both radio and television, to the Pacific
Continue to support the implementation of quota for New Zealand music on radio through the Voluntary Code of Practice on New Zealand Music and the Phase 4 initiative of New Zealand on Air

Continued support of local iwi radio stations
Work with RNZ to ensure that it provides a service for New Zealanders of all ages and background

Maori Party Hone Harawira  
National Party of New Zealand Hon Maurice Williamson

Develop a new appointments process for the Boards of Radio NZ and TVNZ to secure apolitical appointments, and to recognize their role in our constitutional framework

New Zealand First Pita Paraone

Combine Television New Zealand (TVNZ) and Radio New Zealand under one state-owned enterprise known as New Zealand Broadcasting (NZB)
Require TV One and Radio New Zealand to establish a common complementary news service that enhances coverage
Broaden the scope of the Concert FM network to make it more accessible to a wider range of New Zealanders
Improve Radio New Zealand's international services
Immediately introduce a fair process of allocating digital channels and radio spectrum bands

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

We need to ensure that the BSA has the resources to hear and act on complaints quickly, allow it to be pro-active in raising issues that concern it
Supports the concept of NZ On Air as a mechanism for encouraging local content on television and radio
Reduce the compliance costs of regulations for bands on airwaves for regional broadcasters, to allow new players to enter the market and ensure that local voices have access to the airwaves
Maintain Radio New Zealand in public ownership, notwithstanding changes to its structure or operation
Support Radio New Zealand’s transmission to the greater Pacific region

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
Christian Heritage NZ
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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