Pippa Wetzell

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Pippa Wetzell
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Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) Former presenter of Breakfast
Spouse(s) Torrin Crowther

Pippa Wetzell (born 26 January 1977) is a New Zealand television personality and journalist with TVNZ 1.

Wetzell attended Takapuna Grammar School on Auckland's North Shore, where she was Head Girl in 1994. She went on to study at the Auckland University of Technology, graduating with a Bachelor of Communications degree.

She was hired by Television New Zealand in 1998 for the overnight assignments desk.[1] She has had several roles at TV ONE's breakfast television programme Breakfast, starting as a junior meet-and-greet assistant before reporting news for the show. From 2001 she was a reporter for ONE News, later returning to Breakfast as back-up host for Kay Gregory. She has also presented the consumer affairs show Fair Go.

Following Gregory's departure from Breakfast in 2007, she became co-host with Paul Henry. Wetzell left the show at the end of 2010.[1][2]

She is married to lawyer Torrin Crowther, a competition law partner at Bell Gully. The couple have three children.[3]


  1. ^ a b Coursey, Michelle (5 August 2007). "Pippa for Breakfast". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Pippa to replace Kay on Breakfast". Stuff.co.nz. 3 August 2007. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 
  3. ^ McConnochie, Trudie (12 April 2009). "Pippa was right, it's another baby girl". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 February 2010. 

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