• OMSA Broadcast Members join Press Council

    Memorandum of Understanding

    The six broadcasting members of the Online Media Standards Authority (OMSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the New Zealand Press Council for complaints against broadcasters’ digital content to come under Press Council jurisdiction.

    The broadcasters are TVNZ, MediaWorks, Sky Network Television, Maori Television, NZME Radio and Radio New Zealand.

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  • Public Member Vacancy

    ​Public Member Appointment

    The New Zealand Press Council invites applications from suitable candidates for appointment as a member of the Council representing the public. The appointee will be required to start in January 2017. A public member should have no connection to main-stream media.

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  • Tim Watkin appointed to the Press Council

    The Press Council is delighted to announce the appointment of Tim Watkin to the Council as the digital journalist member.

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  • New Zealand Herald Glucina ‘ponygate’ interview

    Press Council upholds nine complaints

    On July 3, 2015 the Press Council released its decision on the nine complaints against the New Zealand Herald, concerning the Rachel Glucina article PM and the ponytail: Waitress speaks.

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