Today’s Budget stripped from the funding for TVNZ 7, New Zealand’s only public television channel. We are about to become one of the few countries in the world without a commercial free TV channel dedicated to the public rather than to commercial interests.
SaveTVNZ7, a group which formed last year to try to save TVNZ7 from being axed by the National Government on 30 June has organised a series of public meetings around the country. Come along if you can.
Tomorrow night’s public meeting is in Nelson at the Trafalgar Pavilion Hall 6-8pm
Christchurch – Monday May 28th CPSA building, CPIT, 5 Madras Street campus, Chch city 7-9pm
Palmerston North – Wednesday 6th June- All Saints Church Hall, cnr The Square & Church St
Dunedin – Thursday 7th June – Barnett Theatre – Otago University,
Hamilton – June 13th (venue tbc)
If you can, please attend a meeting in your town. If you want a meeting in your community contact myself or Myles Thomas, the SaveTVNZ7 organiser firstname.lastname@example.org