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Michael Hill Jeweller joins Bachelor NZ

MediaWorks, Auckland, 15 January 2015: MediaWorks is delighted to announce that Michael Hill Jeweller has signed on as Broadcast Sponsorfor new multi-platform series The Bachelor New Zealand. The series will encompass TV, radio and interactive elements and will go to air on TV3 in the first half of 2015.
The Bachelor New Zealand will follow a group of Kiwi Bachelorettes, who have answered a contestant call through MediaWorks Radio’s nationwide station More FM. They will put their hearts on the line during the series to win the attentions and affection of The Bachelor through a series of group dates, one-on-one dates, and the famous rose ceremony.
MediaWorks Group Head of Revenue, Liz Fraser is pleased to welcome Michael Hill Jeweller on board to help deliver the highly anticipated first series of the internationally successful format.
“We are thrilled to have Michael Hill Jeweller as our broadcast partner of The Bachelor New Zealand.  They are a quality New Zealand brand and an international success story,” she says.
“Their association with The Bachelor New Zealand is a celebration of love and recognition of the role their jewellery has played in New Zealand.  This series is all about finding love and we can’t think of a better sponsor.”
Jamie McDougall, Michael Hill Jeweller Media Director says the company is excited be to such an integral part of the series.
“It’s a perfect match.  For 35 years, Michael Hill Jeweller has been a part of so many love stories in New Zealand with our engagement rings becoming a treasured symbol of true love and commitment.  We are thrilled that we can be involved in The Bachelor New Zealand and play a part in yet another special love story.”    
The Bachelor New Zealand is produced by Eyeworks Television for TV3.
For more information, visit TV3.co.nz/thebachelornz or join the conversation on Facebook.

About The Bachelor New Zealand
The first ever series of The Bachelor New Zealand will go to air on TV3 in 2015.
The Bachelor format is a worldwide success, with 30 countries taking part in their own search for love.
The Bachelor New Zealand journey will see contestants put their hearts on the line, hoping to find their perfect man – and true love.
The series will follow the contestants as they take part in group dates, one-on-one dates, and of course the famous rose ceremony.
During the rose ceremony, the Bachelor presents a single red rose to each of the Bachelorettes that he would like to get to know better. Any contestant left without a rose must pack her bags and leave the mansion.
In the final weeks, the Bachelor will travel to the home towns of his remaining Bachelorettes to be introduced to their family and friends. In turn, towards the end of the Bachelor’s journey, the final group of contestants will have the opportunity to meet his friends and family.  

As the series reaches its climax, the Bachelor will invite a few special Bachelorettes on a romantic getaway. From there, the final two ladies will join him on an exciting adventure where he will ultimately decide which Bachelorette has won his heart and a place in his life.
About MediaWorks
MediaWorks is New Zealand’s largest independent broadcaster, reaching 3.8 million Kiwis through its TV, Radio and Digital platforms.   The company owns and operates television channels TV3, FOUR and The Edge TV; radio brands The Edge, The Rock, More FM, The Breeze, The Sound, Mai FM, George FM, Kiwi FM, LiveSPORT and RadioLIVE; a network of websites including 3news.co.nz and 3NOW, and a family of mobile and tablet apps.  MediaWorks’ entertainment and news brands and people are household names, with loyal, highly engaged audiences. 

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