Empty chair

By Russell Brown In Commentary

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13th November, 2004
It was fitting that the last question at Paul Holmes's resignation press conference was the one that, over 15 years, became a Holmes show archetype: the feelings question. "How will it feel," asked a journalist, "to put in the earpiece for the last time when you do your final show tonight?" The host put on a mournful face: "It may already have happened ..." and the conference was over. Only two hours earlier, the expectation at TVNZ appeared to have been that Holmes would farewell his people with a final show. But instead Susan Wood, fronted a new show, the hastily-assembled ...

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