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Are TV3  in shell shock or denial?  Their web site still proudly claims Rachel Smalley as anchoring Firstline, even though she’s been warming a seat at Newstalk ZB for a while now.

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Smalley’s departure has left TV3 in a bit of a pickle.

Never having had the audience figures, nor the respect that TVNZ’s Breakfast enjoys, at least Smalley had made serious inroads into the company’s breakfast TV ambitions.

Hard working, smart and ambitious, her departure is a huge loss to Mediaworks.

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Tongan King laid to rest (Barbara Dreaver, live cross)
2. Tongan’s in New Zealand remember their king
3. Chris Cairns wins libel case (Garth Bray)
4. Police considering charging skate park (Kate Lynch)
5. Finnish Talk Show hits back at Gerry Brownlee (Michael Parkin)

3 News

1. Chris Cairns wins libel case (Melissa Davies)
2. Chris Cairns wins libel case (Melissa Davies, live cross)
3. Online cases of libel (Jane Luscombe)
4. Tongan King laid to rest (Michael Morrah, live cross)
5. New injunction in POAL dispute

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Teapot tapes (Jessica Mutch, live cross)
2. Tongan King arrives home (Barbara Dreaver, live cross)
3. POAL and MUNZ heads back to mediation
4. Hundreds of people sleeping at Christchurch airport (Alison Pugh)
5. Christchurch Cathedral deconstruction begins

3 News

1. Teatop tapes (Duncan Garner)
2. Bradley Ambrose comments on teapot tapes outcome (Jane Luscombe)
3. Teapot tapes (Duncan Garner, live cross)
4. Skate park attack goes viral (Amanda Gillies)
5. New giveway rules

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. New road rules come into effect (Donna-Marie Lever, live cross)
2. Fishery observer jobs to be outsourced (Michael Parkin, exclusive)
3. Flu jabs to be administered by some pharmacists (Lorelei Mason)
4. Sharon Armstrong’s family funding an appeal
5. Terror Raids revealed to Labour government only hours before it began (Heather du Plessis-Allen)

3 News

1. New road rules come into effect (Tony Reid)
2. Tongan churches remember their king (Michael Morrah, live cross)
3. Tongan churches remember their king
4. Cash for influence in UK politics (Libby Wiener, ITV)
5. Cantabrians give new stadium seal of approval (Annabelle Tukia)

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Super Rugby returns to Christchurch (Lorelei Mason, live cross)
2. Rugby League Park refit
3. CAA investigating Hot Air Balloon incident in Canterbury
4. Sir Paul Callaghan dies (Rebecca Edwards)
5. Annual student gathering in Dunedin (Megan Martin)

3 News

1. Kiwi jailed in Argentina (Allison Harvey)
2. Auckland rents rise (Amanda Gillies)
3. Trayvon Martin case (Adam Hollingworth)
4. Sir Paul Callaghan dies (Alex Bourne)
5. Super Rugby returns to Christchurch (Jim Kayes, live cross)

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. 250 more properties red stickered (Lisa Davies, live cross)
2. New temporary village for Christchurch
3. Kiwis in US court  (Jake Tame)
4. Port screening in New Zealand
5. 31 hour seige comes to an end in Toulouse (Garth Bray)

3 News

1. MFAT spends $200k despite reforms (Patrick Gower, live cross)
2. 251 more properties red stickered (Hamish Clark)
3. Progressive Enterprises warned over misleading sales claims (Amanda Gillies)
4. 32 hour seige comes to an end in Toulouse (Melissa Davies)
5. Whitney Houston death

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Bronwyn Pullar goes public (Simon Bradwell)
2. US lead training in New Zealand (Michael Parkin, live cross, exclusive)
3. POAL locks out MUNZ workers (Lisa Owen, live cross)
4. New oil leak from Rena
5. Darren Hodges sentenced (Donna-Marie Lever)

3 News

1. POAL locks out MUNZ workers (Tom McRae, live cross)
2. Bronwyn Pullar goes public (Tova O’Brien)
3. Mourners farewell Foveaux Straight victims (Dave Goosselink)
4. Toulouse Police in standoff with shooter (Elizabeth Palmer, CBS)
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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Nick Smith resigns from cabinet (Jessica Mutch, live cross)
2. Nick Smith resigns from cabinet (Heather du Plessis-Allen)
3. Dean Robert Miller in court on charges
4. Tama Iti returns home (Donna-Marie Lever)
5. Cost of Operation 8 (Lisa Owen)

3 News

1. Nick Smith resigns from cabinet (Tova O’Brien)
2. Nick Smith resigns from cabinet (Duncan Garner, live cross)
3. Looking back at Nick Smith’s career (Patrick Gower)
4. Toulouse police hunt shooter (Adam Hollingworth)
5. Mexican earthquake

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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Urewera 4 jury delivers verdict (Donna-Marie Lever, live cross, breaking news)
2. Death threats for Labour politicians (Kate Lynch, live cross, breaking news, exclusive)
3. Central North Island weather (John Newton, live cross)
4. Northland weather (Amy Kelley, live cross)
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Here is a run down of the 5 most important stories on One News and 3 News tonight.  Please leave your comments on the bulletins in the comments below.

One News

1. Northland flooding (Amy Kelley, live cross)
2. Northland weather (Jim Hickey, live cross)
3. Tongan king dies (Kate Lynch)
4. Heir to Tongan throne (Rebecca Edwards)
5. Kingitanga and Tongan royalty bond

3 News

1. Northland flooding (Amanda Gillies)
2. Northland flooding (Emma Brannam, live cross)
3. Government moves to limit council spending (Duncan Garner)
4. Urewera 4 case (Jane Luscombe, live cross)
5. Fracking (Tova O’Brien)

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