A symbolic funeral procession is being held this afternoon marking the demise of TVNZ 7.
The plug will be be pulled on the TV channel at midnight, after the Government decided not to renew its $80 million funding contract.
It will be replaced by one hour delayed replays of the TV One schedule from tomorrow morning.
Supporters who have been campaigning to save the public service channel, will follow a hearse past TVNZ Auckland headquarters to St Matthew-in-the-City in Hobson Street.
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