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Here is the News - The End of the NZ Broadcasting Corporation

Television (Excerpts) – 1992

There are those on the news team who do not think much of their chances of persuading subjects for interview to travel 12 miles or so from the city to Avalon, and back again, to go before the cameras.
– A quote from a 1974 Evening Post article
[Ian] Fraser remembers being taken out to be shown the building by NZBC Director-General Gilbert Stringer, while it was still being constructed. After working around various "slums" in Wellington, "Avalon looked like the 100-acre Kiwi pavlova paradise", he recalls.
– Exx broadcaster Ian Fraser remembers Avalon Studio's construction, The Dominion Post, 2011
Ladies and Gentlemen, you are very welcome. Television One is here, at last.
– Newsreader Dougal Stevenson welcomes viewers to Television One
It was like going into a large hotel. It had everything.
– Actor Ray Henwood remembers the glory days of Avalon Studios, The Dominion Post, 11 April 2011