Paddy Gower having a big one.
Paddy Gower having a big one.

TelevisionOctober 19, 2020

Paddy Gower’s really good election night

Paddy Gower having a big one.
Paddy Gower having a big one.

WATCH: Newshub’s national correspondent took things to another level during Three’s election results coverage on Saturday night – here’s the supercut to prove it.

Watching the election results roll in on election night is a triennial event beloved by many New Zealanders, none so much as Patrick Gower. From the second the clock ticked 7:00pm on Saturday night, Newshub’s national correspondent popped off like a human doublehappy, treating viewers to a wild performance full of red and blue wordplay, funny walks and what appeared to be Austin Powers impersonations during his studio crosses. Here are the best bits:

Watch the full Newshub Decision 2020 election night special here.

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