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NZ Live Rebrands Local Operation as NEP New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

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June 26, 2018

NEP New Zealand officially opens its doors and begins trading under its new name and branding today, completing the integration of NZ Live into NEP Group, the worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports and entertainment.

NEP Group acquired NZ Live in April.

“This is an exciting new chapter in our company’s history,” said Oliver Pitkin, General Manager - NEP New Zealand. “We’re building on our strong New Zealand heritage, market knowledge and relationships with access to NEP’s deep pool of global resources. The feedback from longstanding and potential clients has been fantastic, and we’re actively pursuing the growth opportunities now open to us as part of the NEP Worldwide Network.”

NEP New Zealand will work closely with the company’s Australian division and report to NEP Australia President Soames Treffry 

“We welcome the highly talented NZ team into the NEP family,” Soames Treffry commented. “We’re giving them every support they need to grow the business and provide a wider range of broadcasters and content owners with an array of services unmatched in the New Zealand market.”

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About NEP New Zealand

NEP New Zealand is the country’s most technologically advanced independent broadcast services company. Established as NZ Live and now part of the NEP Worldwide Network, the company provides 24/7 multi-channel playout, outside broadcasting and studio production services to a wide array of New Zealand, Australian and international clients. Company details can be found at www.nepgroup.co.nz.

About NEP

For over 30 years, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. Our services include remote production, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast support, premium playout, post production and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP’s 3,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, we have supported productions in over 85 countries on all seven continents.

NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 24 countries.

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