MEDIANZ: Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand

International in scope while recognizing the specific location of Aotearoa New Zealand.

MEDIANZ:Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand is the new name for the New Zealand Journal of Media Studies, the back issues of which are archived on this site. 

The Journal is also affiliated with the MEDIANZ list. For information about media studies events and opportunities within Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond, please subscribe via the Web at



MEDIANZ is in transition and not currently accepting submissions

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Posted: 2019-10-01

Recent Issues



17.2 Sea Change: Transforming Industries, Screens and Texts

guest edited by Alfio Leotta

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17.1 AGENDA 2020: New Zealand Media Futures

guest edited by Matt Mollgaard

16.2 Mediating the Real

Co-edited by Rosemary Overell and Misha Kavka

16.1 Digital Communities

Co-edted by Kirsten Moana Thompson, Allan Cameron and Misha Kavka






Posted: 2014-09-04
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Vol 17, No 2 (2017): Sea Change: Transforming Industries, Screens and Texts

Table of Contents


Sea Change: Transforming Industries, Screens, Texts PDF
Alfio Leotta


Framing the Border: Securing Mobility and Representing the Nation PDF
Rachael Anderson
New Land, New Opportunities, New Language: Māori Television and Migrants Learning Te Reo PDF
Susan Nemec
The Dub Encounter in New Zealand Film PDF
Alan Wright
Et in Arcadia Ego: New Zealand's Rural Landscape in Visual Culture and Early Amateur Film PDF
Rosina Hickman
Storytelling for Our Own People: A Reflection on Working with Māori Filmmaker Barry Barclay PDF
Christina Milligan
Paratexts, Industrial Reflexivity, Affective Labour and King Kong: Peter Jackson’s Production Diaries PDF
Thierry Jutel