Broadcasting Amendment Act 2008

10 New section 53B substituted

Section 53B is repealed and the following section substituted:

53B Functions of Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi

(1)

The primary function of Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi is to promote Māori language and Māori culture by making funds available, on the terms and conditions that it thinks fit, for—

(a)

broadcasting; and

(b)

producing programmes for broadcasting; and

(c)

archiving programmes.

(2)

Te Reo Whakapuaki Irirangi may also make funds available (on the terms and conditions that it thinks fit and, as far as practicable, in a manner consistent with its primary function) for—

(a)

transmitting on demand; and

(b)

producing content for transmitting on demand; and

(c)

archiving content.