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 News reporter Heather du Plessis-Allan.
That choice was described as “out of the box” by a TVNZ spokesperson.
Henry told the newspaper that Alison Mau wasn’t a fan of the early starts and that he preferred Renee Wright over Wendy Petrie.
Results of last weeks poll:
Renee Wright: 39 votes
Heather du Plessis-Allan: 115 votes
Miriama Kamo: 21 votes
Bernadine Oliver-Kerby: 27 votes
Wendy Petrie: 4 votes
– Dan News