Famous New Zealander Media Personalities

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Clarke Gayford
(Radio Broadcaster)

Clarke Gayford
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Birthdate: October 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gisborne

Clarke Gayford is a New Zealand television and radio broadcaster. He is best known for presenting a fishing documentary show titled Fish of the Day. He achieved national recognition in 2013 when it was revealed that he has been dating prominent New Zealand politician Jacinda Ardern, who is currently serving as the prime minister of New Zealand.

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Zane Lowe
(Disc jockey, Radio personality, Television presenter)

Zane Lowe
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Birthdate: August 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Auckland

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David Low
(Cartoonist)

David Low
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Birthdate: April 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand
Died: September 19, 1963
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Paul Henry
(Television presenter known for his work on TV3's The Paul Henry Show (New Zealand) and Network Ten's Breakfast program (Australia))

Paul Henry
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Birthdate: August 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

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Anika Moa
(Singer & Television Presenter)

Anika Moa
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Birthdate: May 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

Anika Moa is a New Zealand television presenter and recording artist. She is best known for her debut album Thinking Room, which peaked at number one on the Official New Zealand Music Chart and earned her the Top Female Vocalist award at the 2002 New Zealand Music Awards. Anika Moa's life and career have inspired two documentaries by Justin Pemberton.

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Brent Pope
(Rugby television analyst, rugby journalist)

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Birthdate: October 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ashburton, New Zealand

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Suzanne Paul
(Television presenter)

Suzanne Paul
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Birthdate: October 27, 1962, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wolverhampton, England
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Nicky Hager
(Investigative Journalist and Author)

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Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Levin, New Zealand

Nicky Hager is a New Zealand investigative journalist best known for his highly influential books like Secret Power and Dirty Politics. His investigative work has earned him a place in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists; Nicky Hager is one of only two members from New Zealand.

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Kate Webb
(Journalist)

Kate Webb
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Birthdate: March 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand
Died: May 13, 2007

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John Ballance
(Prime minister of New Zealand)

John Ballance
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Birthdate: March 27, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glenavy, Northern Ireland
Died: April 27, 1893

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Allen Curnow
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Birthdate: June 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Timaru, New Zealand
Died: September 23, 2001

Allen Curnow was a New Zealand journalist and poet. He is best remembered for his 1945 work Book of New Zealand Verse, which is regarded as a milestone in New Zealand literature. Allen Curnow also contributed to publications like The New Zealand Herald and The Press. He was a recipient of several awards, including the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

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Maurice Shadbolt
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Birthdate: June 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: October 10, 2004

Maurice Shadbolt was a New Zealand writer whose services to literature earned him the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in the 1989 New Year Honours. He also won other awards, including the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Award on three occasions. Apart from writing 11 novels, two autobiographies, and four collections of short stories, Shadbolt was also an occasional playwright.

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Jehan Casinader
(Television presenter)

Jehan Casinader
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Sri Lankan

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George Silk
(Photojournalist)

George Silk
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Birthdate: November 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Levin, New Zealand
Died: October 23, 2004

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Jane Mander
(Novelist)

Jane Mander
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Birthdate: April 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ramarama, New Zealand
Died: December 20, 1949

Jane Mander was a New Zealand journalist and novelist best remembered for her 1920 novel The Story of a New Zealand River, which achieved immense popularity in the UK and the US. The book also had a major influence on Jane Campion's 1993 film The Piano. 

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Jo Giles
(Television presenter, Sport shooter)

Jo Giles
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Birthdate: November 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Zealand
Died: February 22, 2011