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Have your say on the Screen Industry Workers Bill

  The Screen Industry Workers Bill is going through parliament right now and the public are invited to make submissions. If it passes workers in our industry will still be independent contractors but they: will be protected from bullying, harassment or discrimination on the job can negotiate collectively for industry-wide or occupational level minimum working ...

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Posted: April 22, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Sam Neill wins 2019 Equity NZ lifetime achievement award, presented by Ryman Healthcare

New Zealand actor, writer, producer and director Sam Neill is the recipient of the 2019 Equity New Zealand Lifetime Achievement Award, Presented by Ryman Healthcare. Sam was nominated for this award by New Zealand performers and selected by the board of Equity New Zealand. “Sam’s career as an actor is remarkable, but what makes this ...

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Posted: October 14, 2019Tags: Category: Uncategorized

George Henare wins 2018 Equity NZ lifetime achievement award

Equity New Zealand is thrilled to announce that George Henare is the recipient of the 2018 Equity NZ Lifetime Achievement Award Presented by Ryman Healthcare. During a distinguished career spanning 50 years, George has been seen on stage, film, and television, and heard on radio and talking book. On stage George has played everyone from ...

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Posted: September 6, 2018Tags: Category: Uncategorized

Actor Ken Blackburn receives lifetime achievement award at prestigious Auckland awards ceremony

New Zealand’s arts and entertainment community gathered at the Q Theatre last night to honor actor Ken Blackburn, recipient of 2017 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award Presented by Ryman Healthcare. The awards ceremony featured a star studded line-up of tributes, speeches and performances from the likes of Roger Hall, Tony Barry, Emma Sloman, Danny Mulheron, Michael ...

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Posted: November 17, 2017Tags: Category: Uncategorized