New Zealand Television Awards canned

Last updated 20:41 12/02/2013

Relevant offers

TV & Radio

Game of Thrones: Blood of My Blood recap (spoiler) Win with the TV Guide: June 4 - 10 TV:60 Minutes sorry for botched kidnapping Top Gear fans not happy about the new 'cringe' show Ingrid Hipkiss introduced as 'Hilary' on first day at Paul Henry Review: The Block NZ, Girls v Boys promises bricks, mortar and the Dylz The Bachelor: Jordan's dating days are over Sam Hayes named as Hilary Barry's replacement in Newshub's 6pm anchor role Ross from Friends raps on The Late Late Show with James Corden Kiwis react to Hilary Barry's send off: 'Well done Hils, we'll miss you dearly'

There will be no more New Zealand Television Awards, convenor ThinkTV says.

ThinkTV general manager Rob Hoar said the decision to axe the awards from this year onward, came after discussions from major partners TVNZ and Mediaworks.

"The Awards have been through some turbulent times in the last few years with the loss of a key sponsor in 2011 and with the Screen Directors' Guild of New Zealand pulling out of what was the joint Film and Television Awards at the beginning of 2012," he said.

The awards have been running for the past five years, and honoured directors, producers, actors and journalists for their work on the small screen.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content