Introducing… The Emerging Media Group

A Future Focus...

The establishment of an Emerging Media group reflects NHNZ's most recent evolution in response to changing markets and technological innovations. Leading the group is Caroline Cook - Manager of Emerging Media.

The group's focus is to find cost effective ways to deliver NHNZ's unique footage and stills to our emerging markets and our valued existing client base. There will be a strong focus on development of new technologies, whilst retaining and enhancing our ability to service the client, and provide the best cataloguing, search and delivery services available.

Caroline Cook.Caroline has worked as a communications consultant for corporate and government organisations in Auckland and Wellington, and more recently with TVNZ. She has an extensive background at a senior level in media marketing, design, advertising, exhibitions and major event management. As director of the New Zealand International Science Festival in 2000 and 2001 and the Auckland Science Festival in 2001 she received the New Zealand Association of Scientists' Science Communicator of the Year award two years running. In March 2007, she was the director of Dunedin's highly successful inaugural Heritage Festival.

Michelle Budge.Publicist Michelle Budge has a background in public relations, newspaper and radio journalism, marketing and promotions and event management. Most recently she has run her own PR consultancy company providing a range of communications services for clients working in central and local government as well as the commercial sector. Michelle is responsible for publicising NHNZ using a variety of communications platforms, preparing promotional material for international distributors and production partners, coordinating the design of the company's advertising as well as managing community projects.

Dayle SpavinsDayle Spavins (DVD Projects Manager) joined NHNZ in 2006 after five years producing a long-running weekly kids TV programme. As well as overseeing DVD sales and special projects, she has worked in the production of several commissions including the creation of short promotional DVDs, a DVD featuring the award-winning NHNZ series Equator accompanied by a live concert performed by the Dunedin Sinfonia and cutting edge clips for mobile phone content

The Library:
Stock footage sales:
Olly Rudd.If you want access to over 10,000 hours of fact-based documentary footage from NHNZ's extensive library, Olly Rudd and Jamie Thorp are the people to ask. They can search for the best available footage to suit your requirements. With our ever growing High Definition (HD) archives, NHNZ is likely to have the perfect shot for you. Both have science backgrounds and between them, fourteen years experience of getting the best deal possible for those seeking footage for their productions.

Jamie Thorp.They are also responsible for managing the company's extensive and valuable still photograph collection with images spanning over 20 years of documentary film making. Images are available in 35mm and more recently digital formats.



Denise McInnes.Library assistant:
Denise McInnes fulfils the vital Librarian function enabling our documentary developers, producers and researchers to access the most recent research, data and opinion from around the globe. Denise has previously worked in various specialised public and university libraries