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Mike McRoberts

Television Journalist
New Zealand

Mike McRoberts has been a journalist for more than three decades, becoming one of New Zealand Television’s most recognisable faces.

He’s covered numerous conflicts around the world and some of the planet’s biggest natural disasters.

From wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Gaza , Syria and Lebanon to conflicts in East Timor and the Solomon Islands, Mike has also reported from the Pakistan, China, Haiti, Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes, and the South East Asia, Samoa and Japan Tsunamis.

Mike has won numerous awards over the years including New Zealand Journalist of the Year, and a back-to-back winner of New Zealand Presenter of the Year for anchoring TV3’s flagship evening news bulletin, “Newshub Live at Six”, a role he’s held since 2005.

Mike is also passionate about sport having reported, presented and produced Newshub’s coverage of numerous Rugby World Cups, Olympic and Commonwealth Games.

Proudly Ngāti Kahungunu, Mike’s journey learning te reo Māori, tikanga and his place in Te Ao Māori was recently the subject of a popular and transformational documentary entitled “Kia ora, Good evening”.

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