Mediaweek New Zealand's John Drinnan rounds up all the latest media news from across the ditch.
• The TVNZ news boss insists that he sees the wider media as the competition
TV Guide 2nd Test: Australia One win away from history in The Ashes
Rebel Wilson to host Australia’s first Amazon Original series
Michael Carrington appointed ABC director entertainment & specialist
Giannopoulos & Pickering deal: Bravo acquires Precision Talent
Gourmet Traveller names Attica as Australia best restaurant
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