Kay Gregory

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Kay Gregory is a journalist and former presenter at Television New Zealand. She previously hosted the Breakfast show with Paul Henry.

Gregory began her television career in 1994, when she became a newsreader and current affairs host for the regional channel, Coast to Coast, in her home city of Hamilton. She started at TVNZ in 1996, and was a reporter for the Breakfast programme when it first went to air in 1997. She then became a reporter for ONE News, and her stint there included some overseas work in the Solomon Islands and Fiji. From 2002 to 2004, Gregory was a full-time weather presenter for TV One. Then on 17 January 2005, she replaced Alison Mau as the co-host of Breakfast.[1]

After leaving Breakfast (on 3 August 2007), Gregory moved into local body politics and was elected as a councillor for Hamilton West. Gregory was the highest polling councillor, with 11,808 votes.[2] She did not stand again in the 2010 election.[3]

In addition to her work at TVNZ, Kay Gregory is a marriage and funeral celebrant, and a member of International Training and Communication.[4]

Her daughter Kerry followed in her footsteps and studied at the New Zealand Broadcasting School. She currently works as a content producer on The Edge Breakfast with Jay-Jay, Dom & Randell.

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  2. ^ "Elections 2007 Hamilton City Council Declared Results". Archived from the original on 14 October 2008. 
  3. ^ Preston, Nikki (10 July 2010). "Gregory buries civic role". The Waikato Times. 
  4. ^ [2]