The Remaking of Television New Zealand 1984–1992
Barry Spicer, Michael Powell and David Emanuel
The Remaking of Television New Zealand outlines and analyses the radical changes made to television broadcasting in New Zealand during the period 1984-1992. It looks closely at how TVNZ, a division of the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand, was transformed into a successful commercial company under the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986. Based on remarkable inside access, this book is an important and valuable study of the transformation of a staid public television broadcaster into a market-oriented business.