Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Is There A Kiwi Out There Who Wants To Be Famous?

Is There A Kiwi Out There Who Wants To Be Famous?

Is there an enthusiastic New Zealander who has what it takes to host an international travel series on the Discovery Travel and Adventure Channel?

The quest is on to find a vibrant Kiwi to front a television series focusing on New Zealand. The winner of the nationwide competition will be filmed early next year as the presenter of Destination Week ? New Zealand.

The week-long, primetime show will be beamed to thousands of television sets in Asia, the Pacific and on New Zealand's Saturn network.

"This is an unique opportunity for all New Zealanders, whether they've had media experience or just want to be on TV for the first time, to achieve their ambitions to be an international presenter," says Kevin Dickie, Director, Marketing and Communications Discovery Networks Asia.

"Discovery Travel and Adventure Channel is a fresh new experience devoted to informing people who have the desire to experience more of the people and places around the world. It includes world-class documentaries, thrill-seeking adventures, as well as the ever-popular Destination Week where one country is showcased each week."

To enter Discovery Travel and Adventure Channel's search for a Kiwi presenter hopefuls must fill in an entry form and send in a three minute (max) VHS recording of themselves presenting their home or town as the ultimate holiday destination. Entry forms can be found in the latest issue of New Zealand Woman's Weekly, or by downloading an entry form from the Saturn TV website www.saturn.co.nz.

Entries must be received by Monday 29 October 2001. All entries should be sent to Discovery Travel and Adventure Channel's Search for a Kiwi Presenter, PO Box 37-116, Parnell, Auckland.

ENDS For more information, please contact:

Mark Street PRR NZ ph: 09 979 2000 mobile: 021 726 993 email: mstreet@ppr.com.au

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

City Of 100 Lovers: Multi-Million Dollar NZ Theatre Production To Launch

Produced in New Zealand, the $8Million budget, musical comedy, City of 100 Lovers, has been created for locals and tourists alike. More>>

Indycars: Dixon Wins Fifth US Championship

The New Zealand motor racing driver Scott Dixon has won the US Indycar championship for the fifth time. Dixon finished second in the final race of the season in Sonoma in California. More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: The Outsider Art of Tony Fomison

Among such gifted contemporaries as Bill Hammond, Tony de la Tour, and printmaker Jason Grieg, Fomison distinguished himself as highly idiosyncratic, and could have become wealthy, had not his demons prevented him from investing his income wisely. In his near monochrome oil painting on black hessian, he staked out a territory of morbid originality. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Immortal Love

The series has a wild-west tone with a steampunk vibe, so if you’re a fan of Joss Whedon’s Firefly or Joe Abercrombie’s Shattered Sea, then chances are you’ll enjoy this book. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Trappings of Success - McQueen

This troubling documentary about the extraordinary life and untimely death of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen (1969 - 2010) is a cautionary tale of an extremely gifted, but self-destructive soul caught up in a business that chews up and spits out its creative talent. More>>

Anne Russell: On Nanette, And The Limitations Of Stories

Since many detractors fault Gadsby or other women for talking about their trauma publicly, Gadsby’s most ardent fans mistakenly perceive virtually any criticism of Nanette as misogynist. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland