John Campbell is an award-winning journalist and presenter who joined Radio New Zealand in 1989, then worked in various roles at TV3 before starting Campbell Live in 2005. He hosted RNZ’s Saturday Morning 2000-02 and has led a revamped Checkpoint since 2015.
Events at Word
Behrouz Boochani: Writing from Manus PrisonFriday 29th November, 2019 7:00 pm
WORD Christchurch is proud to present a live event of international significance. Behrouz Boochani, the Kurdish film-maker, writer and refugee who has documented life inside the Australian detention centre on Manus Island, has been given permission to leave Papua New Guinea for the first time and to enter New Zealand for a special WORD Christchurch event on 29 November.
Starry, Starry NightFriday 31st August, 2018 8:00 pm
John Campbell hosts the most electrifying, energising and eclectic evening of the festival, with seven local and international stars of the festival.
VIDEO Behrouz Boochani: Writing from Manus Prison
On Friday 29 November, WORD Christchurch presented an event of international significance: Behrouz Boochani: Writing from Manus Prison, hosted by John Campbell. You can watch the video, which lived streamed from the event around New Zealand, Australia and the world.