ActionStation, with the Coalition for Better Broadcasting and Jo Bond, together are preparing our joint submission to the Commerce Select Committee on Thursday 29th July, calling for the Government to properly fund Radio New Zealand.
This group of MPs from all the political parties is responsible for making recommendations on our 32,000-strong petition delivered in April.
We want to make our submission something to remember. We only have 15 minutes to make the case for increased support for RNZ.
Will you please chip in to help us print a professional-looking report that will show the politicians on the Committee exactly what is needed for a healthy and well-resourced RNZ?
RNZ is one of our last remaining public broadcasters and does an amazing job with dedication for high quality public interest journalism.
It’s been surviving by 'finding efficiencies' and new ways to produce content. But with consistent and adequate funding it would have confidence to face the future and better serve the varied needs of our diverse and changing population.
We would love to be able to put in the hands of each MP a printed professional report filled with expert input, up-to-date data and statistics and photos of people in our community. Will you contribute to help us help RNZ?
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Since launching in 2014, we have also received some money from charitable trusts and foundations. The bulk of our start up funding came from Global Green Grants.
We are a very lean organisation. Our staff team is small, with one sole purpose - to build and run winning campaigns on issues our members care about. Our operating budget is funded entirely by small donations from members.