Kerry Smith

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Kerry Lois Smith[1] (29 March 1953[2] – 20 April 2011) was a New Zealand actor and broadcaster. Between 1978 and 1989, she co-presented the "Top Marks" breakfast show on 89FM in Auckland. She was a presenter on the radio station The Breeze from 2006 to 2011. She was also a presenter for Radio Pacific and Radio Live. On television she was known for her role as "Magda" in the 1980s drama series Gloss. She also worked as a television announcer and weather presenter,[3] and was the host of home improvement show Changing Rooms. Smith died following a battle with melanoma.[4][5]

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  1. ^ Notice in The New Zealand Herald on 23 April 2011
  2. ^ Obituaries, The Dominion Post, 30 April 2011
  3. ^ Biography, on NZ On Air
  4. ^ Fox, Michael (21 April 2011). "Broadcaster Kerry Smith dies after cancer battle". The Dominion Post. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Broadcaster Kerry Smith passes away". One News. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 

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