23 April 2020 – $50M support package announced for commercial media

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses, Media/Arts/Culture
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Media industry, Min Arts and Culture

Overview: $50M support package announced for commercial media

Full details here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/414946/covid-19-government-announces-support-package-for-media-sector

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: “The proposals in this package were generated by the industry themselves in a recent series of workshops to identify means of delivering immediate support to the sector. We have chosen the proposals that have a relatively quick impact to get support out the door as fast as possible.”