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TVNZ confirms Ross Dagan as news boss

TVNZ confirms Ross Dagan as news boss

TVNZ has appointed Ross Dagan as the company’s new Head of News and Current Affairs, Maori and Pacific Programmes. Ross Dagan is currently Director of News, Sydney, for Network 10 Australia. He is an experienced News executive who has held senior roles with Network 10 in Sydney and Brisbane, was Programme Editor for Aljazeera English...

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Dobbo’s Plays Of The Year

Dobbo’s Plays Of The Year

DOBBO’S PLAYS OF THE YEAR Tuesday, December 27th at 10pm This week sees Howard “Dobbo” Dobson celebrating the year that was in sport with Dobbo’s Plays Of The Year, screening on Tuesday, December 27th at 10pm on 3. “This is a chance to showcase the most outrageous sporting moments,” Dobbo explains about what viewers can...

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Stratos switches off

Stratos switches off

Stratos Television, the free-to-air, nationwide broadcaster is switching off after four years of serving up real public service broadcasting to a growing number of New Zealanders. The channel, which has provided a different window on the world from other channels through the likes of Al Jazeera news in English, is no longer financially viable. Co-founder...

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X Factor Blog: That time has come!

X Factor Blog: That time has come!

Last night was the final set of performances for the X Factor USA, and it looks to be a tough decision for America. Before we got down to business however, we were treated to a preview of Simon’s new upcoming show, The Exaggeration Factor. Contestants compete with each other to see just can come out...

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RadioLive statement regarding Michael Laws

RadioLive statement regarding Michael Laws

RADIOLIVE STATEMENT REGARDING MICHAEL LAWS: RadioLive and Michael Laws have been involved in ongoing discussions relating to his radio show. The matters have now been resolved and Michael will return to his 9am-12pm show after the holidays on Monday January 9th 2012. Neither party will be making any further comment on the matter, except to...

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Christmas Day on 1XX

Christmas Day on 1XX

If you’re spending Christmas in the Bay Of Plenty join Mark Eagle from 6am on Christmas Day on Radio 1XX across the Eastern Bay Of Plenty and Kiwi 89 FM Te Puke for some fun and laughter with all your favourite Christmas hits and some fun Christmas songs and as always a chance for the...

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Anderson Cooper talk show coming to TV2

Anderson Cooper talk show coming to TV2

CNN’s Anderson Cooper brings his passionate voice and personal perspective to a topical daily talk show when Anderson premieres in January on TV2. Covering social issues, trends and events, pop culture and celebrity, human interest stories and populist news, Cooper taps into his compassion and fascination with the human condition to share compelling and provocative...

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New radio station line up confirmed

New radio station line up confirmed

From 1 January 2012, MediaWorks Radio will begin broadcasting a new nationwide radio station – The Sound. Offering a contemporary celebration of timeless rock, The Sound will play music from The Beatles to The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac to Queen, Eagles to David Bowie and U2. With a line up of announcers that will complement...

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Cliff Joiner leaves TVNZ for Radio Live

Cliff Joiner leaves TVNZ for Radio Live

Senior TVNZ News Executive Cliff Joiner has been appointed as the Executive Producer of The Marcus Lush Breakfast on RadioLIVE, where he will produce a team that includes Marcus, Hilary Barry and Martin Devlin. RadioLIVE General Manager, Jana Rangooni, says she is extremely pleased to have Cliff joining the team. “Cliff Joiner is a news...