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Television New Zealand says it has received a "substantial" number of calls from people interested in Paul Henry's job.

The Breakfast co-host's resignation was announced on Sunday after he made racists comments about Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand not looking or sounding like a New Zealander.

TVNZ says it has already received expressions of interest from "some very talented people", spokeswoman Megan Richards said.

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