Sir Paul Scott Holmes

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Sir Paul Scott Holmes, KNZM

Also Known As: "Paul Holmes"
Birthplace: Haumoana, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand
Death: February 01, 2013 (62)
Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand (cancer)
Place of Burial: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Reuben Holmes and Christina Maude Hobson
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Dr. Hinemoa Elder
Ex-partner of Private
Father of Private
Brother of Christopher John Holmes and Private

Occupation: New Zealand broadcaster
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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Immediate Family

About Sir 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[2] 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. Source:

See also: Mike Williams: Fifty years with my friend Sir Paul Holmes

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Sir Paul Scott Holmes's Timeline

April 29, 1950
Haumoana, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand
February 1, 2013
Age 62
Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand
February 8, 2013
Age 62
Auckland, North Island, New Zealand