Walter Neilands


TV Host, Writer, Coach, MC

Walter Neilands is a cheerful up-beat television host, writer, MC, speaker and business owner. He’s renowned for his high-energy and creative activity on shows such as TV3’S Cadbury Dream Factory, Dancing with the Stars, and NZ’s most popular youth show Sticky TV. Walter has been hosting and writing television for a decade now, and has interviewed stars ranging from Guy Sebastian to legendary former All Blacks. He’s built a reputation for death defying stunts and adlib comedy, which has garnered him a large connection with NZ audiences. In 2019, Walter brought his joyful spirit to Dancing with the Stars, for his chosen charity Kidney Kids NZ - who he is also an ambassador for. In 2020 during Covid lockdown Walter wrote, filmed and presented the hugely successful TV show AMPED (TV3) about how to have fun during the lockdowns. Walter’s enthusiasm fills every room and always creates an engaging experience, making him an excellent MC, host and speaker. He never fails to light up an audience with his quick-wit and infectious humour.


Auckland, New Zealand


Adventure, Comedy, Extreme sports (BMX, Skateboarding), Health & Fitness, House renovation


Testimonials (5)

Farmers VIP Christmas Events Dec 2019

”We had the pleasure of working with Walter for some in store events in December 2019. He was such a delight, full of energy and the customers, both children and adults absolutely adored him! We highly recommend him and look forward to the opportunity to work with him again!”

Natasha Thomas

Events Manager

The Farmers Trading Company Limited