About Paul Scott Holmes
Sir Paul Scott Holmes KNZM (29 April 1950 – 1 February 2013) was a radio and television broadcaster in New Zealand. Holmes hosted a Saturday morning radio show on Newstalk ZB and, for 23 years until December 2008, he hosted the weekday breakfast show, the long-standing number one rating breakfast show. He hosted a 7pm current affairs show called Holmes on Television New Zealand from 1989 to 2004 and a short-lived weekly show on Prime Television in 2005. From 1996 to 2000 and from 2010 to 2011 Holmes also hosted This Is Your Life. From 2009, he hosted TVNZ's Sunday morning political talk show Q+A. In 2012 he retired due to poor health, and died on 1 February 2013.