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Television PresenterAlternative titles

Kaipānui Pouaka Whakaata

This job is sometimes referred to as:

TV Presenter

Television presenters introduce, present or host programmes on television.

Contact us

Call us on 0800 222 733


Pay for television presenters varies depending on their profile, experience and responsibility.

How many people are doing this job?

Year 2012
Year 2011
Year 2010
Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, '2003-2012 Occupation Data' (prepared for Careers New Zealand), 2012.

Job opportunities


Chances of getting a job as a television presenter are poor due to high competition for a small number of jobs.

How to get into this job

See 'How to enter the job'

Useful school subjects


Media Studies

Music and Performing Arts

Te reo Māori

Lisa Manning sitting on a sofa, writing on a piece of paper on her lap

Lisa Manning revising material before a show

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Updated 25 Aug 2014