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Three is a New Zealand commercial network and the nation's first commercial TV channel. They are owned and operated by Discovery, Inc..


1989–2003 2003–2017 2017–present
1989–2003 2003–2017 2017–present



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Three began broadcasting on 26 November 1989, it was known as TV3. Their first logo is the numeral 3 in green, with the red and blue ovals.


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On the 4th May 2003, TV3 introduced the three boxes; the silver fern (a renowned symbol of New Zealand) occupies the 2 left-hand boxes while the 3 occupies by third. This logo was similar in many ways to the current BBC logo.



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On the 9th February 2017, TV3 unveiled a major rebrand. They truncated their name to Three and adopted a new logo and on-air presentation. The logo was largely panned by viewers upon its debut, particularly the stylisation of the name as "+HR=E".

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