53E Matters to be taken into account in relation to funding proposals

Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi, in assessing any proposal for Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi to make funds available for broadcasting or transmitting on demand, or the production of any programme to be broadcast or content to be transmitted on demand, must have regard to—

(a)

the extent to which the persons seeking the funding for the project to which the proposal relates have sought and secured funding or other resources for the project from sources other than Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi; and

(b)

the potential size of the audience likely to benefit from the project to which the proposal relates; and

(c)

the extent to which the intended audience involved has access to services that have as their primary aim the promotion of Maori language and Maori culture; and

(d)

in the case of a proposal for the production of any programme or content, the extent to which the proposed programme or content would contribute to Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi fulfilling its functions under section 53B; and

(e)

in the case of a proposal for the production of any programme or content, the likelihood that the proposed programme or content, if produced, would be broadcast or transmitted on demand; and

(f)

the needs and preferences of—

(i)

children participating in te reo Māori immersion education; and

(ii)

all persons learning te reo Māori.

Section 53E: inserted, on 1 July 1993, by section 8 of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 69).

Section 53E: amended, on 14 March 2008, by section 12(1) of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 3).

Section 53E(d): substituted, on 14 March 2008, by section 12(2) of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 3).

Section 53E(e): substituted, on 14 March 2008, by section 12(3) of the Broadcasting Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 3).

Section 53E(f): added, on 8 May 2003, by section 59 of the Māori Television Service (Te Aratuku Whakaata Irirangi Māori) Act 2003 (2003 No 21).