3D Investigates

3di3D Investigates has uncovered fresh evidence in one of the country’s most notorious unsolved murder cases, the killing of Susan Burdett.

The investigative reporting series tonight revealed new information from two witnesses.

One witness claims to have seen prime suspect Malcolm Rewa in Susan Burdett’s street on the night of the murder, on his own. It is the first time there has been an eyewitness placing Rewa in the vicinity of the crime. Continue reading »

3rd DegreeMediaWorks is moving TV3’s weekly current affairs programme to Sunday nights, as part of an innovative News and Current affairs hour broadcast in the premium 6-7pm timeslot.

From May 24, a 30-minute 6pm 3News bulletin will be followed at 6.30pm by 3D, formerly 3rd Degree.

MediaWorks Group Head of News, Mark Jennings says: “We know that Sunday night is a good place for current affairs. People are increasingly time poor and we believe 30 minutes of News plus 30 minutes of Current Affairs is a winning formula for this popular timeslot. Continue reading »

3 NewsThe Sunday Star Times reports that 3 News is moving to a 30 minute bulletin on Sundays to make way for their new current affairs program 3D and 3D Investigates.

TV3 is to chop its Sunday night news bulletin to 30 minutes, in the latest dramatic move to turn its news department into a “news, commentary and conversation” team.

The reduced Sunday news bulletin, starting on May 24, allows TV3 to move its former hour-long mid-week 3rd Degree current affairs programme to early Sunday evening. It is being renamed 3D and will be shortened to 30 minutes. Continue reading »

3rd DegreeThis just in from NZ On Air

NZ On Air will fund a new investigative journalism strand for TV3 called 3D Investigates.

The funding will support 10 in-depth investigations into issues and topics of importance to all New Zealanders within TV3’s weekly current affairs programme 3D (formerly 3rd Degree).

“Investigative journalism is fundamental to a strong democracy and national debate. It is becoming increasingly scarce in New Zealand due to the commercial pressures faced by broadcasters and the news media generally,” says Jane Wrightson CEO of NZ On Air. Continue reading »