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VIDEO: Changes to TVNZ weather graphics

TVNZ have refreshed their weather maps for New Zealand’s main centres. The new look gives the cities a more “3D appearance.” See video and screen shots of the new look (and some images from years gone by) below:

by June 14, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media, Gallery
New Zealand’s Next Top Model announces Glassons wild card competition

New Zealand’s Next Top Model announces Glassons wild card competition

The nationwide search for contestants in TV3’s highly anticipated second series of New Zealand’s Next Top Model has now ended. Hundreds of girls throughout the country flocked to audition venues in the hope of becoming New Zealand’s Next Top Model. With auditions completed, 33 girls will soon be selected to appear in the first episode of the new series, but[Read More...]

by June 14, 2010 0 comments Entertainment
One News equipment stolen at FIFA World Cup – $100,000 worth of gear gone

One News equipment stolen at FIFA World Cup – $100,000 worth of gear gone

ONE News cameraman Tony George has had his hotel room burgled in South Africa and over $100,000 worth of television recording, editing and transmission equipment stolen. Tony George and reporter Donna-Marie Lever were staying at a FIFA sanctioned hotel in Rustenburg near the venue where the All Whites are due to play their first World Cup game. The burglar/burglars jemmied[Read More...]

by June 13, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media, Featured

Video: TVNZ Heartland Promo

by June 12, 2010 0 comments You Tube
SKY launches World Cup iPhone app

SKY launches World Cup iPhone app

Now you can watch daily video news bulletins and top player profiles, plus news articles, live scores, photo galleries and much more on the official SKY TV Road to South Africa iPhone application. * Extensive daily video news coverage from South Africa * Video features on the key players to watch out for from each team * Team profiles for[Read More...]

by June 11, 2010 1 comment Broadcasting and Media

Mediaworks director of technology makes seachange

John Allen, MediaWorks’ Director of Technology has announced he’ll be stepping down from his fulltime role at the end of August for lifestyle reasons. However, he will continue to advise MediaWorks on technical projects such as the upcoming digital switchover and other specialist work. Mr Allen has been with the Company for 10 years and has worked in the broadcast[Read More...]

by June 9, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Web blooper: They are ALL the same anyway

Web blooper: They are ALL the same anyway

Thanks to @ahmadnz for this one.

Video: TV One’s Breakfast victim of prank

TV ONE’s Breakfast Show has apologised to viewers for being the victim of a prank this morning. A young man purporting to be a pro-commercial whaling supporter named Jay Pryor was interviewed by Paul Henry on Breakfast this morning after being profiled in a Fairfax Newspaper story at the weekend. The man had gone to reasonable lengths to dupe the[Read More...]

by June 8, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Download and print TVNZ’s FIFA World Cup schedule

Download and print TVNZ’s FIFA World Cup schedule

TVNZ is gearing up for coverage of the FIFA World Cup. Craig Stanaway, Donna Marie Lever and Antony Stevens will be covering the action from South Africa. The first broadcast from the FIFA studio in TVNZ’s Atrium starts at 1am on Saturday morning on TV ONE featuring highlights of the opening ceremony and the opening match between Mexico and South[Read More...]

by June 6, 2010 2 comments Broadcasting and Media

News Blooper: Kate Lynch’s live cross

An old one that I’ve just re-uploaded.