Month: October 2009

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TV One weather fanpage hits Facebook

From today weather watchers can keep up with the latest forecasts or submit their own weather updates, pictures and comments on the ONE Weather fanpage on Facebook. The page has been launched today and coincides with severe thunderstorms forecast for Northland, Auckland, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula this evening. An active storm band...

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Paul Henry’s infectious laugh goes global

Breakfast’s Paul Henry has made the UK Telegraph’s Top 20 list of the world’s 20 best moments of uncontrollable laughter on television. He is the only person to feature on the list twice. The 16th and 17th most “infectious” laughter moments on TV can be seen at http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/paul-henry-giggles-into-world-headlines-3077741 including one giggle that culminates in Paul...

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Statement from TVNZ regarding rugby world cup TV rights bid

TVNZ has withdrawn its bid for the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The state broadcaster met today around a new joint bid to be led by Maori Television. They are working constructively together in the best interests of all New Zealanders to get a successful outcome. There is still more detail to be sorted out. -TVNZ...

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Kiwi short film ‘Teddy’ to be released on DVD

Teddy, the short film about love, relationships, and a teddy bear is to be released on DVD next month. The DVD will be available from the film’s website for $14.95 and comes with bonus features including commentary from the cast and crew. Writer and Director Christopher Banks says they will also be donating $1 from every sale...

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International netball live during Breakfast this Friday

The final Netball International between the Silver Ferns and England for 2009 will be broadcast live on TV ONE this Friday morning during Breakfast. Breakfast will begin as per normal at 6:30am and broadcast through until the start of the Netball International at 7am. From 7am TV ONE Sport will broadcast the test live from...

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Viewers tune in for late night news after Aisling Symes development

Ratings for both networks late news were up on last month’s average after the evening’s developments in the Aisling Symes case. TV3’s Nightline had 230,620 viewers last night up from September’s average of 172,210. On TV One’s Tonight there was a similar jump from September’s average of 153,000 to 221,640. TV3 crossed live to Henderson...

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Auckland to Wellington on Air New Zealand.

Auckland to Wellington on Air New Zealand.

In this flight there was some pretty rough weather coming into Wellington, but as it was dark, you can hardly tell.

I left a little bit of it in though, so don’t comment saying something lame, I only left it in for anyone who wanted to see it.

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TVNZ unleash iPhone app. Hits number one

TVNZ launched its iPhone application on Monday and it rocketed to number one within hours. The application has been specifically designed for use on the iPhone and enables users of Apple’s mobile to have access to the whole of www.tvnz.co.nz in one free downloadable app. “User feedback has been really positive, people have said it’s...

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Worst ad ever? Let’s disco!

Worst ad ever? Let’s disco!

I don’t know where to start on this one, but my favourite moment has to be the head flick. It’s the best camera change since John Campbell.