Peter Montgomery’s colourful and vibrant commentaries made him "the voice of New Zealand yachting". Through the 1980s and 1990s, Montgomery played a major part in the sport’s move to mass popularity and had a central role in radio and TV coverage of Team New Zealand’s America’s Cup campaigns. On dry land, he covered many other sports, and made the Eden Park sideline his own over two decades of rugby commentaries.
That Peter Montgomery enjoyed himself and had a bit of sun in his heart and his voice. Peter Montgomery on how he would like to be remembered, in Metro, February 2003