Month: November 2009

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Twilight stars on Tyra

This week on Tyra, the supermodel gets within biting distance of the stars of Twilight. On Tuesday at 11am, Tyra talks with Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, the heart-throb stars of the hugely successful Twilight movies about a teenage girl who falls in love with Pattinson’s vampire character. Tune in to see what happens when...

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NZ Herald ad over the top?

Something new arrived at NZHerald.co.nz this morning. A full page ad for Coca-Cola loads before any content and you have to wait about 10 seconds or click through a link to the front page: Many readers have emailed Dan News this morning expressing their dislike of the advertisement. What do you think? [ad]

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Radio star talks of low sperm count on TV One’s Sunday

Kiwi men are believed to have the lowest fertility on the planet, sperm counts here have dropped by a massive 50% over the last twenty years. One in five men need help to get their partner’s pregnant and one of those is well known morning radio bloke Dom Harvey from The Edge. Dom and his...

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Almost half a million viewers tune in for Breakfast veteran reunion

The four former network news presenters who returned to television to read a morning news bulletin each on Thursday attracted one of the largest Breakfast audiences this year. 435,500 viewers tuned into Breakfast to see Dougal Stevenson, Jennie Goodwin, David Beatson and Lindsay Perigo back on screen to mark the 40th anniversary of network news....

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Farewell Ian Ross

Farewell Ian Ross

Channel 7’s Sydney news anchor presented his final bulletin tonight. An emotional Ian Ross was farewelled by colleagues including Chris Bath who will take over the anchor chair from next week. Watch below: [ad]

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80 cents of every telethon dollar goes to kiwi kids

A report commissioned by the KidsCan Charitable Trust shows 80 cents of every dollar raised from the public during the Big Night In Telethon will be used for the charity’s programmes for New Zealand children. The report was prepared by Trust Investments, a leading and long established provider of services and advice to charities and...

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TVNZ celebrates 40 years of network news

TVNZ celebrates 40 years of network news

One News celebrated 40 years of network news last night with a function in the atrium of TVNZ in Auckland. Dougal Stevenson, Jennie Goodwin, Susan Wood, John & Kate Hawkesby, Cathy Campbell, Maggie Barry, Marcus Lush, Eric Young, Louise Pagonis, David Beatson, Pam Corkery and Lindsay Perigo were just some faces from the past who...