Speakers

Facilitator

Billy Graham

Billy Graham's presentations are 'punchy', 'lively' and 'fun'. He is full of energy and his humourous presentations are always memorable.

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Roger Gascoigne

Roger has been a radio broadcaster all his working life since the 1960's working as a Radio Windy original 1973-75 and 1982-1990 in Wellington, as a guest announcer on ZMFM, Classic Hits, NewstalkZB, Capital Radio London, 6VA Albany, WA, TVW7-6IX Perth, WA, BBC Radio 2005-7 and on National Radio since 2003

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Mike McRoberts

In a career spanning more than 25 years Mike McRoberts is best known for his reporting from some of the world’s most dangerous places.

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Nicky Benson

Nicky is an experienced business woman, consultant, facilitator and coach. Nicky has assisted many organisations in aligning individuals and teams towards building resilient and sustainable ways of working. She delivers tailored workshops in resilience, authentic leadership, communication and coaching skills and building high performing teams.

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Paul Allison

He is a self-confessed sports fanatic whose life has centred around sport. 

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Peter Feeney

Peter began his career in Stand-up comedy and has kept the faith ever since, performing to great acclaim in the Auckland and Wellington Comedy Festivals in 2005 and 2009. In his work as a Corporate entertainer Peter brings his political antennae and comedic writing - as well as his proven abilities as a character actor. !

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Phil Gifford

Phil is one of NZ’s leading all round sporting journalist and author of many books, including biographies for Grizz, Wylie, Joe Stanley, Mike Brewer, skipping rope Man Billy Graham and most recently Valerie Adams

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Phil O'Reilly

He is Chair of the Board of Business at OECD, based in Paris, which is the representative of businesses in OECD member states. Until recently he was a member of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organisation based in Geneva and a member of the APEC Business Advisory Council. He is involved in the work of the B20 - advising G20 leaders. 

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Simon Barnett

Simon is a down to earth and popular MC, experienced television presenter and voice-over artist.

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Mark Inglis

Standing on the summit of Mount Everest has always been a boyhood dream, a dream that Mark thought he had lost in 1982 when as a Search and Rescue Mountaineer in New Zealand’s majestic Mount Cook National Park, He had a ‘hiccup’ in my climbing career, stuck in an ice cave dubbed ‘Middle Peak Hotel’ near the summit of Mount Cook for 14 days. As a result of this stay Mark lost both legs below the knees to frostbite.

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Stephen McIvor

If you are looking for a broadcaster or MC with excellent credentials, who thrives on live performance and is good at it, then you should seriously take a closer look. Over 20 consistent years in the sports broadcasting game says it all.

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Susan Wood

She is an accomplished broadcaster who is working as an interviewer and presenter at the National Business Review. The award-winning journalist had a television career of firsts at TVNZ – the first Australia correspondent, the first host of Midday, Breakfast and the 7pm show Close Up. For 15 years she was the regular stand-in for Sir Paul Holmes on the Holmes show. 

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Tom Scott

Evening Post cartoonist and writer, Tom Scott is a satirical cartoonist, columnist and entertaining speaker who pokes fun at political and topical issues.

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Wade Jackson

A master educator, his teaching style is engaging, practical, human and powerful. World leading management thinkers such as Stephen Covey and Edward de Bono praise his work.

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Ward and Tutheridge

Greg Ward and Brett Tutheridge New Zealand's premier after dinner entertainment. They have a number of different shows to entertain and delight conference or event guests

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Dean Lester

With over 15 years professional hosting experience working in a variety of different venues and situations, Dean's expert hosting and continuity skills will help ease the pressure as he keeps everything on track and under control, leaving you free to network, focus on your guests and enjoy the occasion.

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Michele A'Court

After Dinner     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     MC

Michèle is a frequent voice on RNZ National’s “9 to Noon” and “The Panel” and is a regular guest host on Three’s primetime show, “The Project”. She has made regular appearances on the hit comedy show “7Days” since it began in 2009.

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Mark Hadlow

After Dinner     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     Hoax

A veteran of stage, television and screen, Mark Hadlow has had a varied career in entertainment.

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Brett Rutledge

Few speakers offer the dynamic versatility of Brett Rutledge and the ability to be equally effective in both the business speaking and entertainment roles. Brett has a separate profile for his public speaking

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Jason Gunn

Most well known as a Television Presenter, Jason Gunn was also the host of ‘The Rich List’, ‘Wheel of Fortune’ and the front man for ‘Dancing with the Stars’ for five years. He is also an actor, a musical entertainer, celebrity and motivational speaker.

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David Nottage - CSP

He is also a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional).

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Denis Orme

Denis’ experience encompasses restructuring businesses, doing one-on-one mentoring and coaching of CEO’s and management teams, devising and implementing high-level business strategies, turning managers into leaders, helping companies to analyse operations, develop and implement change management strategies and return organisations to sustainable profitable long-term growth. He is an informed and entertaining speaker.

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Geoff Dolan

Geoff has established himself as an extraordinary conference and product host, as either an MC or character facilitator. He has the ability to add energy to those long presentations through ‘ice-breaker’ interludes, team building activities, and his interaction between you and your venue personnel.

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Ginette McDonald

Ginette started her career with her infamous Lyn of Tawa, went on to be a successful actress and television producer and is now a great commentator on life in NZ.

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Greg Ward

After Dinner     Other     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     Hoax     Musician or Band     Voice

With a background in business, acting, and musical performance, Greg is the consummate professional, regularly receiving outstanding feedback and multiple repeat bookings. A popular MC for conferences, awards events, gala dinners and exhibitions throughout New Zealand and Australia, Greg tailors his skills to suit each specific event. 

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Guyon Espiner

Guyon is a very experienced interviewer and facilitator and confident in a live environment. He has interviewed subjects from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell, Economist and Climate Change Expert Lord Nicholas Stern, Australian Foreign Minister Steven Smith, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, New Zealand Cabinet Ministers, the heads of the Reserve Bank and Treasury and New Zealand business leaders. He has worked on both the award winning Q+A (Best Current Affairs show at the Qantas Media Award in 2009) and Agenda and has extensive experience in print media both in NZ and overseas.

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Jeremy Elwood

Jeremy was born in Canada, raised in the UK and has lived in New Zealand for nearly 20 years. In that time, he has become one of New Zealand’s favourite stand up comics with his unique brand of insightful, intelligent and irreverent comedy. Having been performing for more than 15 years, he has the ability to get any crowd laughing be it a corporate hosting or a pub in Timaru.

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Mark Ferguson

After Dinner     Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Comedian     Hoax

Well known for his TV appearances, Mark is an hilarious theatresports actor and with his acting partner could put together an interactive hilarious act for you.

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Jesse Mulligan

A former PR professional, Jesse is a popular MC choice thanks to his corporate-friendly wit and charm; he's hosted some of New Zealand's most prestigious awards ceremonies and continues to receive fantastic feedback from clients across a range of industries. 

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John Hawkesby

Winner of six Mobil Radio Awards for excellence in broadcasting and winner of awards for best TV presenter. Former news presenter for both One News and 3 News and host of It’s in the Bag. Since leaving the broadcasting industry, Hawkesby has been active in the NZ wine scene as a judge and reviewer.

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John McBeth

A man of many words - when it comes to sport - John has been a prominent sports commentator for over thirty years. 

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Josh Kronfeld

Josh Kronfeld is a former rugby representative of Otago, the Highlanders and Leicester at first-class level, as well as being one of the more memorable All Blacks of the 1990's. During his international career, Kronfeld played in 56 games for the All Blacks, gaining 54 test caps, including appearances at both the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups.

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Kerre McIvor

Kerre is very funny and ‘down to earth’, and is an excellent entertaining speaker, debater and M/C

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Mark Bunting (Bunty)

Comedic     Corporate     Facilitator     Voice

Mark Bunting started life as a primary school teacher, before moving into television presenting and radio announcing. He is a fun, funny but professional MC, public speaker and presenter.

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Miriama Kamo

Miriama Kamo is a highly experienced journalist and television presenter. Best known for hosting "Sunday". "20/20" and "Kiwi Living"

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