Getty Images
Feb 1, 2022
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Getty Images, a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace, today announced the renewal of its exclusive partnership with TVNZ, New Zealand’s video content leader.

The distribution agreement sees Getty Images continue in its role as the exclusive global distribution partner of TVNZ. Allowing over one million customers worldwide to uncover the diverse gems of New Zealand’s history in the TVNZ archive. Exempt from the agreement is Māori and Pasifika content of cultural significance. As this material is a taonga, guardianship remains in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Getty Images’ comprehensive experience as the gatekeeper of its own globally renowned and historically relevant Hulton Archive, as well as distributor of more than 300 other well‑known collections including BBC Worldwide, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and NBC News Archive, makes Getty Images the premier candidate to continue to partner with TVNZ.

Cate Slater, Director of Content, TVNZ said, “We’re pleased to extend our agreement with Getty Images and to have them represent our TVNZ Collection globally. The TVNZ Collection provides iconic material that reflects the diversity of Aotearoa’s people, places and stories. It’s fantastic to see our footage live a new life with Getty Images’ international client base.”

Arran Birchenough, Director of Sales, Getty Images New Zealand said, “Our unrivaled global relationship with TV and Film producers allows us to deliver an unparalleled service to TVNZ peerless archive and news coverage from New Zealand and of New Zealanders around the world.  With this renewal, Getty Images reasserts its commitment to growing and expanding TVNZ’s video licensing business by providing our customers around the world with unprecedented access to the rich heritage this collection encompasses and that proudly represents Getty Images’ high quality and diverse visual content.”.

With video quickly becoming the primary way for consumers to satisfy their information and entertainment needs, Getty Images continues to invest in expanding its video collection, which currently has roughly 18.5 million assets.
To learn more about the TVNZ Collection visit the Getty Images website.
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