Famous Presenters from New Zealand

List of notable or famous presenters from New Zealand, with bios and photos, including the top presenters born in New Zealand and even some popular presenters who immigrated to New Zealand. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Kiwi presenters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These presenters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known presenter from New Zealand is included when available.

With people ranging from Antonia Prebble to Phil Keoghan, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This historic presenters from New Zealand list can help answer the questions "Who are some Kiwi presenters of note?" and "Who are the most famous presenters from New Zealand?" These prominent presenters of New Zealand may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Kiwi presenters.

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  • Antonia Prebble
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    Antonia Mary Prebble (born 6 June 1984) is a New Zealand actress, best known for her role as Loretta West in the hit NZ comedy-drama Outrageous Fortune, as Trudy in The Tribe, and as Jane in The Blue Rose. Internationally she's best known for her role as Clare Langtree, the Gatekeeper in Power Rangers Mystic Force. She is currently portraying Rita West in the television programme Westside and Edie Flanagan in the Australian TV programme Sisters.
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Bill Ralston (born 1953) is a New Zealand journalist, broadcaster, and media personality, active in television, radio and print. He has worked as a political correspondent, fronted the television arts show Backch@t, and was the head of news and current affairs at TVNZ from 2003 to 2007. The New Zealand Herald has described him as controversial.
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Billy T. James
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    William James Te Wehi Taitoko (17 January 1948 – 7 August 1991) better known by his stage name Billy T. James, was a New Zealand entertainer, comedian, musician and actor. He became a key figure in the development of New Zealand comedy, and a household name during his lifetime.
    • Age: Dec. at 43 (1948-1991)
    • Birthplace: New Zealand, Cambridge
  • Brendon Paul Julian (born 10 August 1970) is a former New Zealand born Australian cricketer who played in 7 Tests and 25 ODIs from 1993 to 1999. He was an AIS Australian Cricket Academy scholarship holder in 1989.Standing at 6' 5", he was a dangerous left-arm fast-medium bowler and a tremendously hard-hitting right-handed late-middle order batsman, he was regarded as a prospect to become an all-rounder.
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Guyon Espiner
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    Guyon Espiner (born 31 December 1970) is a New Zealand print and television journalist.
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Oceania, New Zealand
  • Jay Laga'aia (born 10 September 1963) is a New Zealand-Australian actor and singer. He is best known internationally for his role as Captain Typho in the films Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. Laga'aia is noted for his television roles, including Senior Constable Tommy Tavita in the Australian police drama Water Rats, lawyer David Silesi in the New Zealand legal drama Street Legal and Elijah Johnson in the long running Australian soap opera Home and Away. He currently appears in an Australian Children's TV Series called Jay's Jungle, which has been broadcast since 2015. He is a regular feature on Australian kids program Play ...more
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: New Zealand, Auckland