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Barry Holland


Alongside a radio career spanning more than half a century, Barry Holland, NZOM, has done numerous presenting jobs on television. Since starting his broadcasting career at Radio 1ZB in the early 60s, he has commentated the Olympic Games and the America’s Cup, and been the face of classic Kiwi TV series like On The Mat and Top Town.

I came to radio and thought this is a good-looking job, I think I'd like this. Of course as soon as I got in here I thought the other side of the microphone looked better, because I'm a bit of a show off. Barry Holland on starting in radio, in a NewstalkZB interview John Cowan interview