Local Focus is a special project to create high-impact news videos for many regions around the North Island.
A partnership between NZME, NZ On Air and Very Nice Productions - Local Focus aims to inform, educate and entertain audiences using the latest in Video Journalism tools and techniques.
We cover the North Island from the Bombay Hills to Rimutaka Hill.
- Georgie Ormond is our Video Journalist in Whanganui and also covers Manawatū, Taranaki and Horowhenua.
- Shilo Kino lives in Tauranga and reports for the Western Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Coromandel
- Gavin Ogden is based in the Rotorua Daily Post newsroom and also covers Eastern Bay of Plenty and the Central Plateau
- Patrick O'Sullivan covers Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and Gisborne regions
They're supported by Head of News, Belinda Henley and Producer, Myles Thomas.
Together the Local Focus team produce high-quality video news and features for our regional audiences.
If you have an idea, a tip-off or want us to cover something in your area, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org