Showing posts from July, 2012

Home = Beautiful

This is my home, Wellington

Lest We Forget - TVNZ 7

From a (self confessed) lengthy email that I believe deserves more air than it will get sitting in my InBox. If you’re feeling frustrated or missing TVNZ 7 we urge you to email John Key right now and ask him “What’s on tonight, John? Dear Mike At midnight on Saturday, TVNZ 7 was switched off. The channel ended with the Goodnight Kiwi (a subtle nod to the Save TVNZ 7 campaign?) before being consigned to history. Earlier that evening Save TVNZ 7 held a large and passionate funeral procession through central Auckland. We marched past TVNZ where mourners lay flowers and candles on the doorstep of the ‘national broadcaster’. In St Matthews, Father Bomber lead a moving service with speeches from Peter Bell of the Screen Directors Guild, Karen Soich from SPADA, Labour’s Clare Curran, Julie Anne Genter from the Greens and David Beatson who brought a message of hope. It was a fitting tribute to one of New Zealand's best TV channels. For the first time Save TVNZ 7 made the 6 o’clo