MediaWorks is pleased to announce that Michelin star chef Josh Emett and acclaimed restaurateur Mark Wallbank will be joining Al Brown on the judging panel of TV3’s MasterChef New Zealand.
The news of Toni Street giving birth to her baby girl, was announced on Seven Sharp last night.
Occupation: Co-owner of Clean Paleo Ltd
Arthur Green (26) is ambitious, active, handsome and very down to earth.
He grew up on a farm in Martinborough, later spending time in Wellington, then Christchurch before heading to university in Dunedin to study Sport Science.
Professional director Joan Withers has been appointed chairwoman of state-owned broadcaster TVNZ.
Broadcasting Minister Amy Adams said Withers’ background and expertise in media meant she was well-placed to take the helm at a time when TVNZ was growing its online presence.
“As deputy chair of the TVNZ board since 2009, Ms Withers brings continuity, solid industry knowledge and significant governance leadership experience to the role,” said Adams.
Withers was previously chief executive of Fairfax Media’s New Zealand arm, publisher of stuff.co.nz and newspapers including the Sunday Star-Times, Dominion Post and The Press.
She currently chairs power company Mighty River Power, and sits on the board of the ANZ, the country’s largest bank.
Adams thanked TVNZ’s retiring chairman, Wayne Walden, for his stewardship over the last four years.
The Best on the Box Awards could be heading for one of its biggest upsets yet, with early votes indicating that TV3’s John Campbell is in danger of losing his current affairs crown.
X Factor NZ contestant and NZ Idol season two finalist Steve Broad’s audition was shown on the TV3 talent quest last night.
He performed a rendition of Justin Timberlake’s Mirrors on the keyboard, which the judges and audience loved. Judge Willy Moon thought Broad had an ‘instantly recognisable voice’.
If you missed it, or want to check it out again, here it is: