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Campaign calls for Sam Hayes to ‘keep the red’

Campaign calls for Sam Hayes to ‘keep the red’

A group known as ‘The Red Sea’ are calling for Nightline newsreader to keep her ‘shiny red hair’ Steve Mandrake and Ray Doodson, fell deeply in love with Samantha Hayes and her gorgeous shiny red hair according to their MySpace page. When the news broke that Sam had dyed her hair blond, it was time...

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Readers see red over NZ Herald web ad

Readers see red over NZ Herald web ad

It appears that NZHerald.co.nz has followed TVNZ’s move to offer exclusive page wide advertising to clients. Readers have contacted Dan News to voice their disgust at the website’s appearance this morning. “That colour makes viewing the page a painful experience” says Wayne, a reader from Dunedin. What do you think of it?

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Josh Kronfeld calls Paul Henry a Dickhead

Josh Kronfeld calls Paul Henry a Dickhead

Dancing with the Stars casualty Josh Kronfeld has come out firing, calling controversial Breakfast presenter Paul Henry a “dickhead” during a live television interview. The former All Black said he was disappointed by Henry’s regular ridiculing of his performances – and dance partner Rachel Burstein’s costumes – on the high-rating TV One morning news show....

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3 News political reporter Sia Aston booted out of Fiji

3 News political reporter Sia Aston booted out of Fiji

3 News political reporter Sia Aston has been told she is no longer welcome in Fiji. She and her camera operator are currently under police escort and being taken to Government House where it is thought they will be told they must leave the country. – Dan News

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Pippa Wetzell gives birth to baby girl

Pippa Wetzell gives birth to baby girl

TVNZ Breakfast Presenter, Pippa Wetzell had a baby girl this morning and has named her, Cameron Jade (born 8lb 9oz). I’m stoked about the safe arrival of little Cameron as is everyone at TVNZ and we pass on our very best wishes to Pippa and Torrin. Pippa plans to return to Breakfast later this year...

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TVNZ secures FA Cup Deal

TVNZ secures FA Cup Deal

TVNZ has secured the rights for what is shaping up to be one of the most dynamic and memorable FA Cup finishes in the competition’s history. The rights deal is exclusive to  TVNZ and includes live, delayed and highlights coverage and for the very first time a live stream on the web. “The FA Cup...

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Robson joins Jason on the Wheel.

Greer Robson has returned to our screens joining Jason Gunn on Wheel of Fortune. Robson has been popular with viewers and was last seen on Dancing with the Stars. Jason’s previous co-host Sonia Gray recently gave birth to twin girls.

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AGB NMR Figures show TVNZ Ratings Win

AGB NMR Figures show TVNZ Ratings Win

Figures released by TVNZ show it is doing well in the nightly news battle. Nationwide – ONE News vs 3 News Each night in March, an average of 849,000 New Zealanders aged 5+ tuned in to ONE News across the hour compared to just 589,000 who tuned in to 3 News. Close Up vs Campbell...

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TV3 Cameraman first on Scene at Fatal House Fire

TV3 Cameraman first on Scene at Fatal House Fire

An Auckland cameraman found himself in the middle of the action in the early hours of Saturday morning.   Geoff Mackley, a cameraman for TV3 was first on the scene at a fatal house fire in Ellerslie. The fire chief at the scene said an elderly woman could have survived if she had had smoke alarms...