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ScottKennedy
From: Queenstown
Since: Apr 2014
Posts: 14

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When are the Grand Final nominees announced?

Does anybody know when the Grand Final nominees are going to be announced?

Curious in Queenstown,
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Scott

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Andrew Todd
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
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Probably sometime after all the City Winners are announced and sometime before the national finals.

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Captain Woodrow .F Call
From: Lonesome Dove
Since: Apr 2014
Posts: 30

I dont understand ? you have to announce the finalists and the wildcards before the final, you cant have the final and announce the winners and then after this announce all the nominees, it dosnt make sense ?

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themorgan
From: Auckland
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 655

in reply to Captain Woodrow .F Call:

Yes that's what Andrew said.

The grand finalists will be announced AFTER the city winners have all been announced - the last of which is Christchurch on the 8th of May - and BEFORE the grand final itself which takes place on 30 May.

I have no inside knowledge, but I expect it will be quite soon after the 8th. (In fact I expect grand finalists have probably already been selected, but the wildcards might not have been.)

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Captain Woodrow .F Call
From: Lonesome Dove
Since: Apr 2014
Posts: 30

Im just a humble ex ranger who wants to spend there twilight years looking after the heard up north, i dont understand all this stuff.

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