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Topic # 113877 30-Jan-2013 19:01

Just a heads up!

The Wellington Rugby 7's are free to air on TV One this Friday and Saturday.

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  Reply # 753433 30-Jan-2013 19:15 Send private message

Now the question will be will it be in HD?

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  Reply # 753588 31-Jan-2013 07:00 Send private message

Sky are doing the coverage.

I expect TVNZ would have a unilateral setup, but I'd be surprised if Sky pass on a HD feed to them.

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  Reply # 754359 1-Feb-2013 12:27 Send private message

Broadcast just started & the ONE HD logo :)

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  Reply # 754380 1-Feb-2013 12:53 Send private message

mrbbi: Broadcast just started & the ONE HD logo :)


Great.  5.1 audio as well or is that too much to ask for??




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Reply # 754401 1-Feb-2013 13:44

old3eyes:
mrbbi: Broadcast just started & the ONE HD logo :)


Great.  5.1 audio as well or is that too much to ask for??


Yeah, sure could listen to "Heeeeeey, Heey baby, oooohhh aaaahhh" coming out all the speakers...




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Reply # 754404 1-Feb-2013 13:52 Send private message

Looked at the (NZ) website for the  tournament just now. The watching the games at home page lists what matches (if any) various countries will be showing. Some countries (NZ included) will have matches 1-44, other will variously have 29-44 or 39-44. No countries are listed as getting match 45 - the final!

Soooo, I decided to check the TVNZ website. They list their coverage as ending at 2145 on Saturday, yet the tournament lists match 45 (30 minute duration) as starting at 2130. Interesting.

EDIT: added TVNZ hyperlink.



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  Reply # 754868 2-Feb-2013 20:38

stink!

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  Reply # 754871 2-Feb-2013 20:48 Send private message

Finding the coverage great!
They caused One News to do a 30 minute bulletin which was nowhere near as full of 'fluff' than it usually is.

The HD picture is amazing and the replays on One News shows how crap SD is.

Good job TVNZ (I never thought I would say that).




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  Reply # 754881 2-Feb-2013 21:18 Send private message

wakaridnnz: stink!


Not really - just crap info on both websites :-)



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  Reply # 754896 2-Feb-2013 22:18

Come on, tell the truth!

Whose staying on to watch Rambo in 16:9?

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  Reply # 755063 3-Feb-2013 13:50 Send private message

naggyman: Finding the coverage great!
They caused One News to do a 30 minute bulletin which was nowhere near as full of 'fluff' than it usually is.

The HD picture is amazing and the replays on One News shows how crap SD is.

Good job TVNZ (I never thought I would say that).


^ totally agree.

one's best live coverage in years !

rambo was crap !

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  Reply # 755081 3-Feb-2013 14:59 Send private message

naggyman: Finding the coverage great!
They caused One News to do a 30 minute bulletin which was nowhere near as full of 'fluff' than it usually is.

The HD picture is amazing and the replays on One News shows how crap SD is.

Good job TVNZ (I never thought I would say that).


Agreed was gear coverage  and glad we still get it on FTA.  If you want to watch the Las Vegas  leg live next week  you will need to subscribe to The Rugby channel on Sky. SS3 has a delay package..




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  Reply # 755208 3-Feb-2013 20:45 Send private message

naggyman: Finding the coverage great!
They caused One News to do a 30 minute bulletin which was nowhere near as full of 'fluff' than it usually is.

The HD picture is amazing and the replays on One News shows how crap SD is.

Good job TVNZ (I never thought I would say that).


Also the stark contrast between the live game feed and the fluff piece during the News in SD was very noticeable. Presumably the HD feed came from Sky while the news item came from TVNZ's own SD cameras.




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