Dick Weir

Presenter

The distinctive deep voice of veteran broadcaster Dick Weir, QSM, is known to generations of Kiwi kids as a longtime Radio New Zealand National presenter (The Dick Weir Sunday Show, Ears). On screen he has narrated everything from election campaigns to Erebus docudramas to Wild South. Weir was also the inaugural presenter of 80s after-school news programme The Video Dispatch.

A legend in children’s broadcasting, known to generations of Radio New Zealand listeners... Kim Hill in a Radio New Zealand National interview with Dick and Barnaby Weir, 9 May 2009