Month: April 2010

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Auckland Super City logo revealed

The logo for the Auckland Super City has been released. The Auckland Transition Agency said the design is a stylised pohutukawa submitted by retired artist Jim Dean. What do you think of it?

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New Fair Go Promos launch first on Facebook

Fair Go’s make-over begins later tonight with the launch of the new LEMON promos on TV ONE in Masterchef NZ but Fair Go fans on Facebook can log-in and see them now. The promos were posted on Facebook a few minutes ago and on Friday some of the funnier out-takes from the promo shoot will...

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Q & A with 3 News European correspondent Kim Chisnall

Can you tell us what is your favourite thing about being the 3 News Europe Correspondent? The variety and the experiences. Because I’m the only staff member for TV3 in the Northern Hemisphere, I cover everything. This means one day I can be covering politics in Britain, the next I could be covering sport like...

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Flashback Video: From Eyjafjallajokull to Ruapehu

Flashback Video: From Eyjafjallajokull to Ruapehu

Newsreaders have struggled with pronouncing Eyjafjallajokull, but it’s not the first time international broadcasters have struggled with the name of a volcano as this 1995 One Network News report shows: The video quality is poor, but this was back in the days of VHS and I was only 12!

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30 Seconds To Mars treasure hunt

EMI Music NZ had so much fun hanging out with the winners of their 30 Seconds To Mars ‘This Is War’ scavenger hunt album listening party, that they’ve decided to do it all again! But bigger and better!! We know that you are just as excited as we are, that 30 Seconds To Mars are...

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PlayStation tunes into TVNZ Ondemand in New Zealand

Sony Computer Entertainment New Zealand (SCENZ) announced today that a TV Ondemand service is now available on the PlayStation®3 console via partnership with TVNZ. PlayStation®3 (PS3™) owners in New Zealand can now watch TVNZ Ondemand programmes when they want and how they want from the comfort of their lounge on a big screen TV. The...

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TVNZ announces Head of Sales and Marketing

Starcom MediaVest Group Executive Vice President Paul Maher has today been named TVNZ’s Head of Sales and Marketing. TVNZ Chief Executive Rick Ellis said Mr Maher would start in the role, which was created in last month’s restructuring of the company’s executive team, in August. “Paul has enjoyed an outstanding international career with Starcom MediaVest...

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TVNZ Heartland logo revealed

Channel surfers may have noticed a new channel on their Sky decoders today. There is nothing on it yet, but Channel 17 will become the new home of TVNZ Heartland from June 1. Fashion TV has moved to Channel 66.