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SKY TV looks back at 9/11

Commemorating the day that shook the world, Discovery Channel, Crime & Investigation, National Geographic and the History Channel will feature the following specials in the up coming ninth anniversary of the World Trade & Pentagon terrorist attacks in 2001… 10 WAYS TO KILL BIN LADEN THE HISTORY CHANNEL – Friday 10 September, 7.30pm How close...

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First live winter broadcast from Antarctica tonight

TV ONE meteorologist, Karen Olsen will make a little bit of history this evening with the first live broadcast from Antarctica during winter. Karen and Christchurch-based cameraman James Marshall were the first media to be allowed on a winter flight to the ice and they landed in Scott Base yesterday. “Over the next few days...

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Audio: Newstalk ZB refresh their on air imaging

Listeners of Newstalk ZB may have noticed a new sound to the station this morning. The nationwide talk station has launched its new on air imaging. I put together a small sample below: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Also, from the archives, here’s some ZB presentation from years gone by: [Audio clip: view...

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Video: Fair Dinkum we are stopping the boats!

Video: Fair Dinkum we are stopping the boats!

Australian Prime Minster Julia Gillard went up against the leader of the opposition Tony Abbott last night in the only televised debate of the election campaign. As this video shows, “Fair Dinkum” and “Stop the Boats” were the winners on the night: – Dan News

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Sneak Peek: Reel Late with Kate premieres this Sunday

Sneak Peek: Reel Late with Kate premieres this Sunday

Hosted by 3 News Entertainment Reporter and Film 3 reviewer Kate Rodger, 3’s brand new review-based film show Reel Late with Kate premieres on Sunday, July 25th at 10:25pm on 3. “Reel Late with Kate is my Film 3 review on steroids,” explains Entertainment reporter Kate Rodger. “We have half an hour to get down...

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New Zealand’s Next Top Model is back

New Zealand’s Next Top Model is back

In 2009 for the first time ever the Top Model phenomenon hit New Zealand screens. The response to the show was overwhelming, and now – it’s time to do it all again! New Zealand’s Next Top Model returns with a brand new series on Friday, August 6th at 7:30pm on 3. Once more, after an...

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Off the air: TV3 Monday night promo “run its course”

Off the air: TV3 Monday night promo “run its course”

The controversial new TV3 Monday night promotion which has been labelled a “rip off” by some, has been pulled. “After a great response to our Monday night movie promo, the campaign has run its course and won’t be going to air again.” said Mediaworks Director of Marketing and Communications, Roger Beaumont. “Our intention with the...

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X105 song ‘Porirua Gurls’ goes viral and worldwide

X105 song ‘Porirua Gurls’ goes viral and worldwide

A parody song based on hit song performed by pop icons Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg has taken off in its own right. ‘Porirua Gurls’, written and performed by X105 radio announcers Gary Pointon and Jono Manks (aka ‘Manksy’), highlights some the greatest things about Porirua City and its surrounding suburbs and is based on...

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Stolen: The Baby Kahu Story to screen on TV3

Written by Tim Balme (Outrageous Fortune, The Almighty Johnsons, Brown Brothers), Stolen: The Baby Kahu Story, screening on Wednesday, July 28th at 8:30pm on 3, tells the griping true story of the 2002 kidnapping of baby Kahu Durie. No missing persons case in recent New Zealand history gripped the nation more than the kidnapping of...