Kanoa Lloyd


MC, Presenter, TV & Radio Host

Kanoa Lloyd (Ngāti Porou) is already a star in New Zealand television, and has worked as a successful and versatile presenter for many years now. Kanoa’s media career began while she was still at high school, when she presented on children’s TV show Squirt. Since then, she has worked on the long-running after school series Sticky TV, been a newsreader at popular radio station Mai FM and been a TV presenter on Four. Kanoa became headline news herself while working as weather presenter at 3 News, when she introduced te reo Māori into the segment.

Currently, Kanoa is a host of TV3’s primetime show The Project, which is on weeknights at 7pm. Her role on The Project sees her delivering pieces to camera, ad-libbing with her co-hosts, chatting with guest panellists and conducting interviews both in studio and in the field. In 2017, she was nominated in the Best Presenter: News & Current Affairs category at the NZ TV Awards. Kanoa is now one of New Zealand’s most recognisable and respected media personalities.




Auckland, New Zealand

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Charity Work , Cooking, Gardening, Maori Culture & Te Reo

Testimonials (5)

Augustine Life Event - Nov 2019

“Please pass on my thank-you to Kanoa, she was just fabulous. Her speech was perfect and the audience loved her, she was such a pleasure to have as part of our day.”

Kelly Coe - Augustine