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Sean Plunket joins Newstalk ZB

The Radio Network has today announced Sean Plunket as the new local host of Newstalk ZB, Wellington’s flagship weekday morning show (8.30am-midday). He will take the microphone in January replacing current host Justin du Fresne who announced his retirement last week. Sean Plunket is excited about his new role. “I’m really looking forward to the...

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3News quake coverage comprehensive

3 News has been providing comprehensive coverage of the earthquake in Christchurch to New Zealand and worldwide television audiences. TV3 started regular news updates early this morning with the breaking news and has constantly updated audiences on the hour throughout the day. To enhance our coverage for viewers, additional technical and reporting staff were helicoptered...

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One News quake coverage comprehensive

TV ONE will continue its live coverage of the Canterbury Quake throughout the afternoon, will feature a special 90 minute bulletin of ONE News at 6pm and hourly updates from 8pm throughout the evening. ONE News began broadcasting updates at 7am. We broke into normal programming (Country Calendar) and have been continuously live with developments...

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VIDEO: Paul Henry responds to credit card claims

VIDEO: Paul Henry responds to credit card claims

Paul Henry took matters in to his own hands this morning responding to reports in the New Zealand Herald about credit card spending at TVNZ. Henry asked co-host Pippa Wetzell for her TVNZ issued credit cards (apparently two of them) and cut them up live on air. Watch below:

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Blooper: TVNZ’s live stream F bomb

Blooper: TVNZ’s live stream F bomb

Viewers of TVNZ’s live stream from the Birdcage in Central Auckland were exposed to a bit more than a slow moving building this afternoon. Things became really entertaining when TVNZ’s Ruth Wynn-Williams started warming up for her One News at 4.30 live cross. “Oh ****, Um” she said just moments after Dan News started monitoring...

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Neighbours on the move to Eleven

Neighbours on the move to Eleven

Channel Ten has cut Neighbours from its schedule. The Australian soap in its 25th year will be moved to Ten’s new digital channel called Eleven. “Neighbours is an important and cherished member of the Network Ten family. We believe Neighbours is perfectly suited to Eleven’s audience strategy and will find a successful and enduring home...

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Audio: Earthquake hits during Laws radio show

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit the lower North Island this morning. It struck while Michael Laws was hosting his radio show from Whanganui. Listen to the audio below: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Audio: RadioLive

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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...