TVNZ was on hand to scoop up the popular beach-side soap, which will begin airing on the 5:30pm timeslot on TV2 from 19 August.
It's still to be seen how much of a blow the loss of Home and Away will be to TV3's ratings (and MediaWorks' bottom line), the show has a large fan base and is a big draw card to the time slot directly preceding 3 News.
15 Minute Meals isn't the most direct replacement for the soap opera, but could provide TV3 access to a new cooking-friendly demographic. However, this reporter has yet to see a recipe on the Jamie Oliver cooking show which has taken less than 40 minutes to cook.
At the end of last year, Spotify crunched the numbers and surfed its playlists to give thanks to its users for a 'weird' 2016. Now, Spotify's brought its highly successful 'Platform for Discovery' campaign to New Zealand shores to highlight some the most bizarre habits of Kiwi listeners.