Month: October 2009

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Newstalk ZB again number one

Newstalk ZB remains NZ’s leading radio station with the biggest audience in New Zealand with 405,900# different listeners. This gives Newstalk ZB a number one share of 12.5%* of listening in New Zealand. “We’re extremely pleased with this result, showing Newstalk ZB has succeeded in delivering a smooth breakfast host transition. In a clean sweep...

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TiVo offers New Zealanders true ‘first’ in product and features

NZ TiVo launch takes the world’s most popular media device to a new level with on-demand entertainment. Hybrid Television Services (ANZ) Pty Limited, the exclusive licensee of TiVo® in New Zealand and Australia, today announced that the highly anticipated TiVo brand will reveal its new product and on-demand service for New Zealanders before any other...

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JetStaring from Christchurch to Auckland

JetStaring from Christchurch to Auckland

I had low expectations about flying JetStar from Christchurch to Auckland, but was very surprised at how fast and simple the experience was. There were no delays and the aircraft was fresh, clean and tidy.

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Steve Irwin ‘World Khaki Day’ comes to Animal Planet

Sunday 15 November see’s the return of a very special annual event, World Khaki Day, also known as Steve Irwin Day, where we commemorate the extraordinary life of the one and only Crocodile Hunter. Animal Planet will celebrate by running a marathon of Steve Irwin series and documentaries from 11.30am on Sunday 15th November leading...

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Blooper: This bird wants to be famous

Blooper: This bird wants to be famous

It is very common on Australian TV news to have a live city shot on a screen behind the newsreader, and from time to time this allows unscripted events to occur. In this case Nine news anchor Peter Hitchener is joined on screen by a surprise guest. Watch below and listen to an interview with...

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A night of Jaquie Brown on Friday including a 7 Days special

Jaquie Brown the person reprises her role as Jaquie Brown the character when the Qantas award-winning comedy The Jaquie Brown Diaries premieres its second season on Friday, October 23rd at 9:35pm on 3. Since losing her job on McHuntly at 7 for trying to get Serita (Madeleine Sami) fired, Jaquie has hit rock bottom. She...

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Penny Ydgren to host TV3’s Melbourne Cup coverage

Penny Ydgren will now present live coverage of the race that stops two nations, 3 Sport Horseracing: Emirates Melbourne Cup screens Tuesday, November 3rd at 4:30pm on 3. Melbourne Cup Day is Australia and New Zealand’s most famous Tuesday. For around 3 minutes 20 seconds on the first Tuesday in November, Australians and New Zealanders...