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Paul Henry


Paul Henry has run his own radio station, and reported from Bosnia and Iraq. After presenting episodes of TV staples This is Your Life and Close Up, he won both fans and regular controversy during seven straight-talking years co-hosting live show Breakfast. Henry went on to host another morning show, Paul Henry, on Three  before retiring in late 2016. He returned to TV in April 2020 to host Rebuilding Paradise with Paul Henry.

Good broadcasting is on the edge. If you're not receiving complaints, you're not on the edge ... all right, so that [figure] is probably knocking on the high side. I don't know if anyone else has achieved that, but I'll tell you what, I wear that as a badge of honour. Paul Henry, after hearing that the Broadcasting Standards Authority had dealt with 13 complaints involving him, The Sunday Star-Times, 30 August 2009