Simon Barnett


Radio Host, Presenter, Speaker, MC

One of the country’s favourite radio and TV personalities, Simon Barnett co-hosts afternoons on Newstalk ZB alongside Phil Gifford. In the past, Simon has been a breakfast host for both More FM and ZM. He is renowned for his enthusiastic and positive take on life, as well as his passion for strengthening New Zealand families. His personable character has earned him a spot on The 30 Most-Trusted New Zealanders - three times. In 2019 Simon received the NZ Radio Award for Outstanding Contribution to Radio. His professional yet down-to-earth approach to projects allows him to put audiences at ease.




Christchurch, New Zealand


Celebrity, Compere/MC, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host, MC / Stage compere


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