Broadcaster Peter Williams is leaving TVNZ

After more than 40 years on TVNZ, the veteran broadcaster Peter Williams has announced he is stepping down. 

According to an interview with The Bay Of Plenty Times, Williams said he will leave the channel in December, 2018, shortly after his 65th birthday. 

"I've had a pretty good run," Williams told the paper. " Been to quite a few places and done enough stuff."

Peter Williams as quizmaster on Mastermind.

Peter Williams as quizmaster on Mastermind.

Williams began his broadcasting career as a sports reporter, covering Olympic and Commonwealth games and cricket. 

TVNZ Breakfast set to dump veteran news broadcaster Peter Williams
TVNZ's Peter Williams' anti-crime plan: no watch, wedding ring or credit card in Rio
My Town: Peter Williams finds Mt Maunganui refreshing
Mastermind host Peter Williams talks about why he collapsed at the gym 
New Zealand's top 5 favourite broadcasters of all-time

In 2010 he covered the Pike Rive disaster, and was newsreader on TVNZ's Breakfast until it's revamp in 2016. 

In 1986, Williams took part in the recording of the music video in Support of New Zealand's America's Cup bid. 

*Comments on this article have been closed



Ad Feedback

 - Stuff


Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback