Andrew Perrier, chairman of the NZBC
said: "Through the support of Dubai Chamber, the New Zealand Business Council will allow engagement with like-minded leaders, whilst addressing challenges and envisioning how we can further boost both our economies."
In his welcome remarks, Al Hashemi congratulated the Honorary McKenna and all members of the Council on the inauguration of the NZBC
, which he described as a very positive development for UAE-New Zealand relations.
It was a long hard fight against the stubborn bureaucracy of the NZBC
(and the New Zealand Post Office) who wanted to maintain their stranglehold on what was broadcast on the airwaves of Aotearoa.
MTV was inspired by New Zealand's Radio with Pictures, which premiered in 1976 and was based on the airing by NZBC
(Broadcasting Corporation) of promotion clips provided free by record companies.
No regattas for me this time, I'm going to be tucked away in a commentary booth in the International Broadcast Centre commentating on football and tennis for NZBC
- that's the New Zealand state broadcaster.