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Profile: Hadyn Jones

Published: 8:32PM Wednesday January 16, 2013

  • Hadyn Jones
    Hadyn Jones

Hadyn Jones has worked with TVNZ for around a decade and has recently has taken flight to the provinces to keep his wife happy and raise his two and a half children.

The third is due in May. "It's a glamorous life," he says. His New Plymouth bureau is run out of a spare bedroom, his voice booth is in a cupboard.

Friday drinks usually revolve fizzy and fish and chips with the kids. He has won awards (but what journalist hasn't, he says) and as he spends a lot of the time on the road, he knows where you can get a good milkshake in just about every town in New Zealand. A cold tin cup and ice-cream is key to keep the milk at a suitable temperature.

Hadyn has previously worked on Holmes, Close Up, CBC Television, 20/20 and One News. If he doesn't know what he's doing by now, he never will. He is the creator of ONE News' Good Sorts but not necessarily one himself.

Follow Hadyn on Twitter@hadynjones