Mark Sainsbury


TV & Radio Presenter, MC, Live Host, Journalist

Mark Sainsbury, born, bred and still residing in Wellington, is one of the countries most experienced journalists. Former host of TVNZ's Close Up Programme and three times Qantas award winning presenter he has held all the major roles in New Zealand Television journalism and interviewed world figures from every spectrum including every New Zealand Prime Minister and opposition leader since Rob Muldoon. When he’s not reporting on major world events he indulges in his passion for classic cars and bikes, food and wine. Mark Sainsbury hosts Morning Talk from 9am-midday on RadioLIVE.


Wellington, New Zealand


After Dinner Speaker, Broadcaster, Celebrity, Compere/MC, Debator, Documentary, Field Presenter, Journalist, Judge, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host, MC / Stage compere, Panellist, Television


Broadcasting, Current Affairs, Film & Television, Food & Wine, Interviews, Intrepid Travel, Politics, Satire, Sport, Travel

Testimonials (6)

NZ SPATIAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS - MC - 27 NOVEMBER 2014 "The evening was a great success. It all went very smoothly, and as ever, Mark is the ultimate professional and was in his element conducting the evening. He also helped out with the video interviews in the afternoon, which were a great hit when shown during the evening." Raynor Redman, Paardekooper and Associates