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Twenty years since rock star disappeared Twenty years since rock star disappeared

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Jesus' new cinematic journey Jesus' new cinematic journey

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Sky TV grounds cricket drone
Sky TV grounds cricket drone

Sky TV's drone camera has been grounded until the Cricket World Cup following an incident in Dunedin.

Council backs new film studio
Council backs new film studio

Film and television incentives have lifted the screen production industry out of the doldrums, prompting the Auckland Council…

TVNZ staff wary of new boss
TVNZ staff wary of new boss

Some staff are unhappy about TVNZ's new editor of newsgathering, with noses reportedly out of joint.

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.

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Tattoo you: Ingrid Hipkiss
Tattoo you: Ingrid Hipkiss

Well-known Kiwis show off their ink. Ingrid Hipkiss TV presenter...

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

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

Delays to Skys Neon service

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

Lightbox signs major studio deal
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…

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

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

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
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…

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