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Graeme Thomson

Presenter

Graeme Thomson tried various jobs before his mellifluous voice won him an announcing job at Radio New Zealand. After debuting on NZ television as a weather presenter in the 60s, Thomson spent three years with TV stations in the United Kingdom. In 1986 he began his longest broadcasting job; a remarkable 20 year stint hosting and writing for religious show Praise Be. Thomson then returned to RNZ; he passed away in 2008.

... he was a broadcaster who always strove for the highest standards, but he was also very much a gentleman in the best sense of the word, and that, I think, you can always hear in his broadcasting. Broadcaster Hewitt Humphrey, on Thomson's death in 2008