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Row erupts as Blink-182 member departs band Row erupts as Blink-182 member departs band

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Eleanor Catton 'angry' with Government Eleanor Catton 'angry' with Government

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Colin Hogg: My 2014 television hits and misses
Colin Hogg: My 2014 television hits and misses

Thank God it's over, is about all I can say. And I'm talking strictly about the television, of course.

Tattoo you: Ingrid Hipkiss
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News gets viewers riled the most
News gets viewers riled the most

The most complained about television show in New Zealand this year was ... the news. Nine of the top 10 programmes targeted…

Meet our new columnist: Heather du Plessis-Allan
Meet our new columnist: Heather du Plessis-Allan

A stint as a schoolyard human billboard urging teachers to vote for United Future sparked a political passion that has led…

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Delays to Skys Neon service
Delays to Skys Neon service

Sky Television has delayed the launch of its Neon subscription video on demand service because of "technical…

Lightbox signs major studio deal

The battle of video-on-demand is stepping up as Spark's Lightbox announces a new studio deal with one of the world's biggest…

BBC plans to rival Disneyland

The BBC is to turn shows such as Doctor Who, Top Gear and Sherlock into theme park attractions in Britain's answer to Disneyland…

Free-to-air sports channel scrapped

Fans of lower-profile sports were dealt a blow yesterday when Sommet Sports was scrapped after less than 17 months on air…

Sommet Sports channel shuts down
Sommet Sports channel shuts down

Free-to-air sports channel Sommet Sports has shut down, ceasing transmission at noon today. "I'm totally…

Robot cameras plague BBC

The BBC's new robotic camera system was introduced to cut costs, but exasperated news presenters continue to pay the price…

400 jobs to go after ABC budget cuts

Regional news, current affairs and sports coverage at the ABC will be slashed and more than 400 jobs lost as budget cuts…

The hunt is on for Mr Perfect

A hit-list of hunks is taking shape as eligible Kiwi bachelors prove keen to find true love on reality TV show The Bachelor…

TV deal opens door to China

A China-New Zealand television co-production agreement is set to help Kiwi producers access the Chinese market as the country…

Murdoch's pay-TV empire unites behind Diabolik crime
Murdoch's pay-TV empire unites behind Diabolik crime

Rupert Murdoch prepares to complete the merger of his British, Italian and German pay-TV companies next…

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