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Bob Parker

Presenter

Bob Parker did 12 years as guardian of the big red book, presenting and writing This is Your Life. Other presenting roles include Young Farmer of the Year and This is New Zealand (made in NZ for American cable television). He also appeared as a "weird dancing man" in the feature film Snakeskin. After doing time as mayor of Banks Peninsula in 2001, he began a six year stint as mayor of Christchurch in 2007.

I remember watching Brian Edwards on TV ... and thinking, now there’s a guy who is doing something he obviously enjoys, he has an interesting life, he is meeting interesting people and he looks pretty happy at what he’s doing Bob Parker in The Listener

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Interview

Bob Parker: On his life as a television presenter...

Interview, 2016

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The Paul Henry Show

2014, Stand-in Presenter - Television

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When a City Falls

2011, Subject - Film

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Snakeskin

2001, As: Dancing man - Film

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This is Your Life - Grant Fox

1994, Writer, Presenter - Television

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This is Your Life - Johnny Checketts

1990, Presenter, Writer, Researcher, Associate Producer - Television

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This is Your Life - Sir Howard Morrison

1989, Presenter, Writer - Television

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This is Your Life - Colin Meads

1988, Writer, Presenter, Researcher - Television

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Spot On - Final Episode

1988, Presenter - Television

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Benson & Hedges Fashion Design Awards 1986

1986, Presenter - Television

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This is Your Life - George Nepia

1986, Presenter, Writer - Television

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Network New Zealand

1985, Subject - Television

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This is Your Life - Selwyn Toogood

1985, Writer, Production Associate, Presenter - Television

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This is Your Life - John Walker

1985, Writer, Presenter, Production Associate - Television

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This is Your Life - Charles Upham

1985, Writer, Presenter - Television

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This is Your Life - Nola Luxford

1985, Presenter, Writer - Television

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25 Years of Television - Funny Moments

1985, Writer - Television

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This is Your Life - Mark Todd

1984, Presenter, Production Associate - Television

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This is Your Life

1984 - 1997,1984 - 1997, Researcher, Presenter, Writer - Television

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Skellerup Young Farmer of the Year 1981

1981, Presenter - Television

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Telethon - 1981 show

1981, Presenter - Television

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Come on to New Zealand

1980, Narrator - Short Film

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Will the Real Mr Claus Please Stand Up

1977, Guest - Television

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Telethon

1975 - 1993, Presenter - Television

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Benson & Hedges Fashion Design Awards

1964 - 1998, Presenter - Television