I get a shock everytime I come on here, this time i am shocked that NZ can support such a show. Coming from Australia I know that NZ is tiny and there are more singing sheep than singing humanauts. My review is for the "idea" that NZ has an idol program. My rating therefore is "I don't get it".
I think the market in NZ will most likely require the winner to look elsewhere for a long music career or any great success. I will be looking for the NZ idols CD in our $2 bins over here (don't worry i will buy it) and provide a more detailed review when I listen to the final product.
Bring on syndication, love to watch this comedy over here in Australia :)