Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - New Zealand
Population (2010, proj.): 4,303,000
Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $27,080
Date of Independence: September 26, 1907 (from the UK)
Date of Last Constitution: Adopted January 1, 1987
New Zealand media are free more by tradition than constitutional provision. Four foreign firms (largely Australian) dominate the newspaper market and private broadcasters compete with the government ...