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Spot on

Spot on was a highly successful children's programme which ran on New Zealand television from 1974 until 1989. It set out to present educational material in a lively, humorous and often zany style. This clip from a 1988 episode shows Phil Keoghan in Wattie's cannery at Hastings where he demonstrates how to make 3,000 cans of spaghetti. Keoghan later achieved international success hosting US television series The amazing race. 

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Trisha Dunleavy, 'Television - Children’s television', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Trisha Dunleavy, published 22 Oct 2014