Month: October 2010

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End of an era: Kevin Milne Tribute Show

Tonight’s Fair Go will include a special tribute to Kevin Milne. The programme finishes for the year with the annual Fair Go Ad Awards next week, it will also mark Kevin’s final show. Highlights of Kevin’s 27 years on the programme will be sprinkled throughout tonight’s show and posted on Facebook. FAIR GO 7:30pm tonight...

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SKY News to cover canonisation of Australia’s first saint

SKY News to cover canonisation of Australia’s first saint

SKY NEWS, SKY Channel 090, will provide unrivalled coverage of the canonisation of Australia’s first saint – Mary MacKillop, this Sunday, 17th October from 6.00pm. SKY NEWS coverage will be led by SKY’s National Affairs Correspondent Celina Edmonds who is in Rome for the preparations and Sunday’s ceremony. Celina will be speaking to the Sisters...

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Bathurst 1000 viewers unhappy on both sides of Tasman

TV networks on both sides of the Tasman have come under fire from viewers of this year’s Bathurst 1000. In New Zealand, viewers turned to social networking site Twitter to voice their dissatisfaction with coverage of the V8 Supercar race. Tweets criticised TV3 for breaking away from the race for a shortened 6PM news bulletin,...

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Paul Henry: “I have resigned”

Below is a statement from Paul Henry: I have resigned from TVNZ, effective immediately. It is no longer practical in the current environment for me to do the job I was employed to do, and have so enjoyed doing. It is also difficult for TVNZ to get on with the business of being a first...

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Statement from Rick Ellis, TVNZ CEO

Paul Henry and I met earlier today and Paul offered me his resignation, which I have accepted. In doing so, I offer my sincere apology on behalf of myself and TVNZ, to all those who have been offended by Paul’s inappropriate on-air comments. I will be apologising in person to the Governor General. I also...

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Blooper:  “Keeping it raw” on Breakfast

Blooper: “Keeping it raw” on Breakfast

You know what they say about animals and live television… Here is a clip featuring @CharlotteBellis from Breakast this morning. Shaggy look. Keep it raw. Lets just go tight. Oh it’s gold:

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Heather du Plessis-Allan to host Breakfast?

The race is on to find a fill in for Pippa Wetzell when the Breakfast star goes on maternity leave early next year. It is understood Bernadine Oliver-Kerby and Miriama Kamo are front runners for the job but the Herald on Sunday has reported that Breakfast star Paul Henry’s pick for the job is One...

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Students plan flash mob for charity

Five students from AUT University are planning a flash mob event in central Auckland to raise awareness of The Hearing House, a charity that helps children who are deaf or hard of hearing speak and communicate in the same way as their peers. “By holding a Flash mob, where as many people as possible will...