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NZ Prime Minister John Key reportedly plans to seek help for quake-hit Christchurch from... Oprah?

NZ Prime Minister John Key reportedly plans to seek help for quake-hit Christchurch from... Oprah?

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key wants talk show hosts Oprah Winfrey (above) and David Letterman to help raise funds for earthquake-hit Christchurch, a report said. -- PHOTO: AP CHRISTCHURCH (New Zealand) - EARTHQUAKE-HIT New Zealand wants US talk show hosts Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman to help fundraising efforts after the disaster that devastated Christchurch, a report said on Monday. Prime Minister John Key planned to ask the influential celebrities to promote a charity drive for victims and rebuilding efforts following the tremor that killed at least 148 people, The New Zealand Herald reported. 'We are going to speak to well-known international talk show hosts, maybe Letterman or Oprah Winfrey, those kinds of people,' Mr Key told the New Zealand Herald. He said New Zealand hoped to raise 'significant cash' in the global appeal, pointing out a similar move by Au...

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