Simon Barnett MC/Entertainer Profile


Radio Host, Presenter, Speaker, MC

Christchurch resident Simon Barnett has been one of the country’s favourite radio and TV personalities for more than two decades. Currently co-hosting afternoons on Newstalk ZB alongside James Daniels, come early 2025 you can listen to him on the More FM Breakfast Club with Lana Cochrane-Searle, Adam Percival and Paul Ego. Simon is renowned for his enthusiastic and positive take on life. His personable character earned him a spot on the 30 Most-Trusted New Zealanders - three times.

Simon’s down-to-earth yet professional approach to events allows him to put audiences at ease, one of the reasons he’s such a popular MC, making him a joy to work with and an asset to any event. As Simon slowly re-renters the world of MCing, he is eager he take on local events in the Christchurch region.






Christchurch, New Zealand


Compere/MC, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host


Adventure, Advertising, Broadcasting, Film & Television, Health & Lifestyle, Interviews, Quiz Shows, Sport, Writing