Month: August 2010

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Blooper: TVNZ’s live stream F bomb

Blooper: TVNZ’s live stream F bomb

Viewers of TVNZ’s live stream from the Birdcage in Central Auckland were exposed to a bit more than a slow moving building this afternoon. Things became really entertaining when TVNZ’s Ruth Wynn-Williams started warming up for her One News at 4.30 live cross. “Oh ****, Um” she said just moments after Dan News started monitoring...

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ZB’s Justin du Fresne to sign off

Iconic Wellington radio personality Justin du Fresne has announced that he will step down as host of the flagship morning show on Newstalk ZB, Wellington at Christmas. He has hosted the show for twenty three years, since 1987 and this year marks a half-century since he began his career in the radio industry. “This is...

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Fran Mold quits One News

KiwiBlog is reporting that Deputy Political Editor at TVNZ, Fran Mold has quit. The reason being an “agreement in principle” that Mold will replace Kris Faafoi as Chief Press Secretary to Phil Goff. Faafoi, also a former TVNZ reporter has recently put his hand up for the upcoming Mana by-election.

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Campbell is integral to TV3 brand and that won’t change – TV3

Further to speculation in this morning’s New Zealand Herald regarding John Campbell’s long-term relationship with TV3, the Company wishes to unequivocally stand by its host of the programme Campbell Live. “John Campbell is an outstanding broadcaster and New Zealand’s leading television interviewer. He has been a part of TV3 for the last two decades. He...

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Neighbours on the move to Eleven

Neighbours on the move to Eleven

Channel Ten has cut Neighbours from its schedule. The Australian soap in its 25th year will be moved to Ten’s new digital channel called Eleven. “Neighbours is an important and cherished member of the Network Ten family. We believe Neighbours is perfectly suited to Eleven’s audience strategy and will find a successful and enduring home...

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Radio station puppy giveaway angers listeners

A radio station’s plans to give away a puppy has angered some listeners who have voiced their disgust on Facebook. The Edge’s “Puppy or Pound” competition asks applicants to state why they would be a good owner of ‘Bella’ a 17 week old Shitzu Spitz cross which had been gifted to breakfast host JJ Feeney...

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Live coverage of Silver Ferns to delay One News

The International Netball Series between the Silver Ferns and Australia will screen LIVE on TV ONE with the first test in this much anticipated series getting underway this Sunday afternoon. The afternoon game LIVE from Adelaide will begin at 5pm (NZT) which will mean the delay of the news on Sunday evening. A half hour...