Sean Plunket to finish up at Newstalk ZB

JOSEPH ROMANOS
Last updated 15:53 28/09/2012
Sean Plunket
Sean Plunket is to finish at Newstalk ZB on December 21.

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Outspoken broadcaster and Dominion Post columnist Sean Plunket is severing ties with Newstalk ZB.

Plunket, 48, has presented Sean Plunket Mornings in Wellington since January 2011.

He succeeded long-time weekday morning host Justin du Fresne at the station.

''I'm parting with a little sadness,'' said Plunket, whose last day with the network will be December 21. ''It's been more fun than I've had anywhere else in broadcasting.''

Plunket has had a varied career that has included stints with TV3, Television New Zealand's Fair Go programme, time in the parliamentary press gallery and 14 years as Geoff Robinson's co-host of Radio New Zealand's Morning Report programme.

The Radio Network's general manager of talk programming, Dallas Gurney, said Plunket had done really well for Newstalk ZB.

''It is the No 1 commercial station in Wellington and Sean's done a particularly good job of consolidating that position after taking over from Justin du Fresne,'' Gurney said.

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