Crowd Goes Wild

BestontheBoxlogoWe may no longer have the NZ Television Awards to celebrate but at least we can still find out whether Ali Mau is hotter than Rachel Hunter.

The nominees for the TV Guide’s Best on the Box awards have been announced and voting is now open.

So if you really want Mark Richardson to take home the ‘Sexiest Man’ award then we suggest you head over to and get your vote in.

Of course, there are some genuinely interesting categories in the awards, such as ‘Best News’, ‘Best Drama Series’ and ‘Best Current Affairs’ (although Seven Sharp was too late to make the list). Continue reading »

Hayley Holt has been announced as the new co-host of the More FM Breakfast show, joining Marc Ellis and Stu Tolan from January 2013.

Well known for her television work, Hayley has worked with Marc previously.

“I’m picking my mornings are going to be a lot more fun,” says Hayley. “Get ready for good times ahead and watch out Marc, you’ve met your match!”

More FM Network Programme Director Ande Macpherson commented:

“Hayley will be a great asset to the breakfast show with her down-to-earth sense of humour and girl-next-door attitude. We’re looking forward to having Hayley on board in the New Year.” Continue reading »

Crowd Goes Wild reporter Hayley Holt will take to the ring twice in one week for two charity boxing bouts.

Holt will fight kiwi surfer Paige Hareb in the second of two fights she will be involved in for charity in late November and early December.

The pair have been added to the card for the Fight For Life night, which involves former rugby and rugby league players taking to the ring in aid of prostate cancer.

“They’re very keen to do it and it’s for a good cause,” said promoter David Higgins. “We respect the views of people who are against it. But, ultimately, we did surveys and research and there’s been an overwhelming response that people want to see these two women get it on in the ring. There’s a whole lot of blokes boxing, why shouldn’t they be allowed to?”

A week before the bout with Hareb, Holt will be taking part in a Christchurch boxing night that will raise funds for youth charities in the region as well as well as those affected by the earthquake.

She will be fighting cyclist Emma Ferguson in aid of Kids Can.

Source: Stuff

Crowd Goes Wild reporter Hayley Holt is among the fighters for a charity boxing event to raise money for Christchurch charities.

The Fight For Christchurch event will see a range of mainly Canterbury-based personalities stepping into the ring in order to raise money for local youth charities and for those affected by the earthquake.

TVNZ reporters Charlotte Bellis and Blair Norton will also compete in the event for their selected charities of Maynard Girls Trust and Child Cancer Foundation respectively. Holt will fight for Kids Can.

For more info on the event can be found here.

Why do we have to be subjected to idiots masked as sports presenters who think they’re so funny when all we want is some proper expert analysis/commentary on sport? I’m mainly talking about The Crowd Goes Wild. Why can’t they just give us a proper sports show? Are Sky TV really that mean-spirited that they want us to endure this lame show rather than give us a decent half hour review of recent sports games/competitions?

As part of Prime TV’s coverage of Winter Olympics they’ve also brought along some guy with black, thick-rimmed glasses to ask for their opinion. I have no idea who he is but from what is coming out of his mouth I’m guessing he thinks he’s funny.

Crowd Goes Wild and that guy have been the only blip on what has been decent coverage of the Winter Olympics by Prime.