Chris Parkinson

Chris Parkinson

Chris Parkinson Broadcaster.

It is with deep regret we have to announce the passing of Chris Parkinson one of the pioneer’s of private radio in New Zealand. Chris was was a founding member of Radio Hauraki a pirate radio station on board the Tiri in the Colville channel in 1966. Chris Parkinson born 30-4-41 Wairoa – New Zealand.

Pater award: Golden Voice of Australasia – the industry’s highest accolade

Nine New Zealand Radio Awards

Founding Director, Radio Hauraki, 1966

Announcer & Newsreader, TCN9 and 2GB Sydney, 1968-1970

Auckland News Presenter, TV2, 1975-1976

Operations Manager, Radio Pacific, 1982-1988

Director, Radio Pacific, 1986-1999

Managing Director, Radio Pacific-Waikato, 1988-1989

Corporate Voice TVNZ – News and Current Affairs, 1991-1999

Corporate Voice, Sundance Channel, 1999-2003

Corporate Voice, Solid Gold FM, 1999-2005

Corporate Voice, Radio Pacific, 1982-2007 — with Chris Parkinson.

Here is a news clip from TVNZ which was broadcast on the 28th April 2016.

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