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Tuesday, 16 July, 2013

THE X FACTOR NZ HEADS HOME

THE X FACTOR NZ HEADS HOME

The X Factor NZ is heading to Christchurch, Greymouth and Palmerston North this week as Grand Finalists Whenua Patuwai, Jackie Thomas and Benny Tipene each visits their hometown for some last minute support and inspiration.

Starting in Christchurch on Tuesday, The X Factor NZ Top 3 are looking forward to catching up with family and friends, and performing for local fans ahead of their biggest challenge to date – this weekend’s Grand Finals.

They’ll each be accompanied by their mentor, and host Dominic Bowden - and The X Factor NZ television crews will be on hand, capturing each of our talented finalists on their own patch, and filming their hometown support for this weekend’s episodes.

The X Factor NZ – Hometown Visits

WHENUA PATUWAI
Tuesday 16 July – Christchurch
Meet Whenua Patuwai and mentor Ruby Frost 2pm at Westfield Riccarton, Christchurch

JACKIE THOMAS
Wednesday 17 July – Greymouth
Meet Jackie Thomas and mentor Daniel Bedingfield 1pm-2pm at Regent Theatre, 6 Mackay St, Greymouth

BENNY TIPENE
Thursday 18 July – Palmerston North
Meet Benny Tipene and mentor Ruby Frost
1pm-2pm at The Stomach, 84 Lombard St, Palmerston North

Grand Finals weekend starts at 7pm, Sunday 21 July, with Whenua, Jackie and Benny performing to become the first winner of The X Factor NZ. The results of the public vote will be announced, and the winner crowned LIVE in the final Results Show which starts at 7.30pm, Monday 22 July.

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2013 MEDIA RELEASES

2013 MEDIA RELEASES

Nightline anchor Sacha McNeil and 3 News Business Editor Michael Wilson will host Firstline in 2014. more

Cantabrian Mathilda (Molly) Noven has won the inaugural 3 News TV Guide Junior Reporter writing competition. more

Thursday, 07 November, 2013

NEW ERA FOR MEDIAWORKS

MediaWorks Group Managing Director, Sussan Turner has confirmed that the sale of the business to MediaWorks Holdings Limited (MWHL) will settle tomorrow, Friday 8 November 2013. more

Husband and wife team Alice and Caleb have been crowned the 2013 winners of The Block NZ, taking home an amazing $261,000 after a dramatic auction held in central Auckland tonight – and televised LIVE on TV3. more

MediaWorks announced today that Christian Boston is leaving TRN to take up the position of Network Programme Director MORE FM, responsible for the 22 MORE FM stations around the country. more

TV3 is throwing open the doors of the most talked-about block in the country - The Block NZ Open Homes are this Saturday and Sunday (October 19 and 20), from 10am-2pm at the four properties located on the corner of Lake and Eversleigh Roads in Belmont (Auckland’s North Shore). more

MediaWorks Radio has increased its dominance of the national radio market, and remains the #1 network in every market in the 18-34, 25-44 and 25-54 demographics.* more

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