Melanie Kerr has been the effervescent host of the Good Morning Show advertorials for the last eight years. Beaming into thousands of New Zealand homes every weekday morning, Melanie is a trusted and well known face throughout the country.
Her warm personality and sincerity combined with a cheeky sense of humour make Melanie approachable and well-liked by folk from all walks of life. She gives freely of herself in turn brings out the very best in those around her.
Melanie is a professional broadcaster, experienced in all aspects of the craft. From radio to television presenting, modelling and voice work, to live emceeing Melanie brings warmth and a touch of glamour to whatever she turns her hand to.
Outside of broadcasting, Melanie is Auckland’s top Marriage Celebrant, chosen by New Zealand Weddings Magazine to be the celebrant of choice for their Win Your Dream Wedding Competition since 2011. Melanie conducts over 50 weddings each year and she is also a well-respected funeral celebrant.
Her love of people and her commitment to the community is evident in the many hours she donates to charity organisations. Riding for the Disabled, Hospice, The Himalayan Trust, Breast Cancer Support, Kiera’s Angel Walk, YWCA and Sweet Louise and are just some of the charities close to her heart.
She grew up on the back of a horse in Taneatua and Ruatoki in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Living on a dairy farm, ‘beyond the confiscation line’ and developed an understanding of Maori language and culture.
From working in the outback of Western Australia, on a gold mine, driving trucks and running a 1.3 million acre cattle station, to working as Puppy Development Manager for the Royal NZ foundation of the Blind, Guide Dog Services and later as an international flight attendant for Air New Zealand Melanie’s career has been varied to say the least.