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Hayley Holt


Hayley Holt's CV showcases her eclectic skill set. The Aucklander has been a professional snowboarder and ballroom dancer, a Green Party candidate, the winner of 2007's Treasure Island: Pirates of the Pacific, and a co-host of both Breakfast and political show Back Benches. Holt appeared on sports programme The Crowd Goes Wild on and off over eight years, and was a dancer and judge on New Zealand's Dancing With The Stars. In 2017, she stood unsuccessfully for the Green Party in the Helensville seat. The following year Holt began a two and a half year run on Breakfast, then became one of the sports presenters on 1 News at Six

...I've got that kind of 'Yeah! Sporty, sort of fun girl' persona ... but, behind the scenes, I'm kind of serious. Hayley Holt, on her move to live show Back Benches, Stuff website, 10 July 2016