Te Radar


MC, Satirist, Speaker, Writer, TV Personality

Te Radar is a satirist, documentary maker, writer, stage and screen director, failed gardener and amateur historian. A regular satirist on Radio NZ for more than a decade, he’s presented several top rating TVNZ documentary series, winning Film and Television Awards for three of them. He’s won two Qantas Media awards for his NZ Herald columns, and is the recipient of the countries highest comedy accolades. His latest TV series “Te Radar’s Chequered Past”, has just screened on TVNZ. Based on his stage show “Eating the dog” it was a celebration of New Zealand history. He recently received an honorary Master of Arts degree from Wintec for his contribution to Media and Entertainment.


New Zealand history and innovation

Sustainability and sustainable living

Celebrating failure as a path to success



Auckland, New Zealand

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After Dinner Speaker, Broadcaster, Celebrity, Comedy Host, Compere/MC, Debator, Documentary, Field Presenter, Improvisor, Journalist, Judge, Keynote Speaker, Live Performance Host, MC / Stage compere, Mimic & Impersonator, Panellist, Radio Host, Reality/Entertainment Host, Speech Writer, Television


Adventure, Advertising, Author, Broadcasting, Conservation / Environment, Current Affairs, Fashion, Film & Television, Food & Wine, Gardening, History, Intrepid Travel, Literature / Books, Music, Politics, Quiz Shows, Race Relations, Satire, Stand up comedy, Theatre, Travel


Testimonials (39)

TVNZ NZ Marketing Awards - Sept 2018

Radar was awesome, as usual. He really adds so much to the night – with his amazing comedy talent in the intro videos, entrances to stage, and additions to our script. He doesn’t just turn up and read (like some MCs we’ve worked with), he really thinks about the event and industry as a whole and how he can bring it to life on stage. Radar’s got a quick wit and keeps our, often rowdy, audience in check (tongue in cheek of course). We love working with him!

Emily Ansell - Event Producer

Marketing Association