Month: January 2010

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Star quits Home and Away

Soap star Jodi Gordon is quitting Home and Away after five years. The actress who plays Martha McKenzie, will film her final scenes at the end of next month. A Channel 7 spokeswoman made the following statement. “Jodi has put in a tremendous five years on Home and Away. It was a mutual decision for...

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Top Gear’s James May takes on toys

Never one to turn down a challenge, Top Gear’s James May is taking on some madcap toy adventures in a bid to get children out of their bedrooms and away from their Playstations. 3’s brand new series James May’s Toy Stories premieres on Wednesday, February 3rd at 7:30pm on 3. In James May’s Toy Stories,...

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Tonight’s Close Up could save your life

Tonight, Close Up reveals that there’s a killer lurking in garden potting mix putting gardeners everywhere at risk of dying by inhaling deadly spores. It’s estimated that as many as 10 people died after working with potting mix, soil or bagged compost last year in NZ. Close Up interviews the partner of a Christchurch man...

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New look Sunrise ‘unoriginal’ say critics

New look Sunrise ‘unoriginal’ say critics

Light-hearted online debate as lead to a video comparing the new look Channel 7 ‘Sunrise’ to US morning show ‘Today’ being posted on YouTube. Check it out for yourself (More on the relaunch can be found here):

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Campbell Live exclusive with teenager allegedly assaulted by Robin Brooke

Tonight Campbell Live is in Fiji talking exclusively to the 17-year-old who alleges he was physically assaulted by former All Black hardman Robin Brooke. Jordan Whittaker gives his account of what happened on New Year’s Eve and describes the actions which now see his family suing Robin Brooke for $200,000. And for the first time...

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Campbell Live returns with ratings win

Campbell Live’s comprehensive and exclusive coverage of yesterday’s Auckland power cuts resulted in a triumphant return for the programme last night in key Auckland and Metro demographics. In the 18-49 Auckland Urban audience, Campbell Live won a 24.6% share, four times greater than Close Up’s audience of 6%. Campbell Live’s figures showed a significant win,...

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Smalley makes Nightline debut

Smalley makes Nightline debut

Rachel Smalley made her debut on Nightline last night. The former TV3 London correspondent took over from Samantha Hayes who finished last week. Hayes has moved to a reporting position on 3 News at 6 to cover environment and conservation.

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Target returns tonight

3’s award winning show Target returns for a new season with more consumer information and its trademark hidden camera item. Target premieres Tuesday, January 26th at 7:30pm on 3. Presented by Jeanette Thomas and Brooke Howard-Smith, Target provides useful consumer information in an entertaining and educational style. “It’s the start of a new decade and...