Month: March 2010

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TV3’s Morton makes move north

3 News reporter Rachel Morton has confirmed she is moving to Auckland. Morton has been reporting for TV3 from Wellington for the last 3 years. “I’m excited about the move and looking forward to the challenge” she told Dan News. News of the move has come just a week after it was announced Kate Lynch...

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Video: Emo’s among targets in new road safety campaign

Video: Emo’s among targets in new road safety campaign

A new series of ads from the Victorian government have been labelled “inappropriate and divisive” by critics. One of the advertisements claims that when you use your cell phone while driving an emo is born, while another says that mobile use results in “gingas getting fresh with other gingas”. Watch two of the ads below:

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Adam Rickitt to leave Shortland Street

Adam Rickitt to leave Shortland Street

Shortland Street star Adam Rickitt has announced he is leaving the show. The British actor has been playing Kieran Mitchell on the TV2 soap for 3 years. On his website, Rickitt said he plans to relaunch his music career in the UK and then in Australia and New Zealand. Watch Adam Rickitt’s single “I Breathe...

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Iconic British TV series axed

Iconic British TV series axed

Long running British police drama “The Bill” has been axed. The series which first aired in 1983 has struggled to turn around falling ratings in recent years. ITV said that the decision to axe the show reflected the “changing tastes” of viewers. The Bill currently screens Sunday nights on UKTV in New Zealand. Watch the...

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MediaWorks goes big on Earth Hour

MediaWorks is again proudly lending support to Earth Hour, and encouraging Kiwis to get in behind this worldwide initiative to combat global warming. As the first time zone in the world to celebrate Earth Hour, New Zealanders are urged to switch off the lights on Saturday, March 27 between 8.30pm and 9.30pm and be the...