Bill Ralston

Bill's 30-year career as a journalist, editor and broadcaster has spanned TV, radio and print.
Bill Ralston

(@BillyRalston) Bill Ralston has been writing for the Listener since 2007. His career as a journalist, editor and broadcaster, working in television, radio and print in New Zealand spanned more than thirty years. During this time he worked for TVNZ, TV3, ACP magazines and also contracted for various roles with Sky TV, RadioWorks, NZ Magazines, Fairfax, APN and TRN. Significant positions held during this period include political editor for TV3, Editor of Metro Magazine and Head of New & Current Affairs at TVNZ. For the last several years Bill has been working with his wife Janet Wilson in their own communications company, Deadline Ltd.


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81517 2017-10-14 00:00:00Z Why the secrecy around coalition negotiations, Winston?
81280 2017-10-11 00:00:00Z Enjoy the political hiatus – while you can
81063 2017-10-05 14:19:12Z If I were Winston, I'd resist the embrace of both National and Labour
79607 2017-09-12 00:00:00Z A step-by-step guide to surviving political scandals
78761 2017-08-28 10:09:31Z My childhood encounter with Colin Meads
78019 2017-08-12 10:14:25Z Jacinda may steal back some Green votes, but they need a raid on National
77729 2017-08-08 12:16:26Z What Donald Trump could learn from Andrew Little
77161 2017-08-03 00:00:00Z Beware politicians who say 'fake news' in the face of criticism
76916 2017-07-28 00:00:00Z Cat control and 'barking consultants': Is the council coming after your pet?
76790 2017-07-25 00:00:00Z Council snoops are cracking down on wood fires – that's bonkers
76059 2017-07-11 00:00:00Z How quickly we forget the public sneering of Grant Dalton and Team New Zealand
75487 2017-07-05 00:00:00Z The unexpected consequences of moving to the country
75341 2017-06-25 00:00:00Z With its race riots and Vietnam War, we're nothing like US half a century ago
74769 2017-06-16 00:00:00Z What does it mean when someone yells that you’re a neo-liberal?
74011 2017-06-01 00:00:00Z It's not all bad when your locks go grey
73223 2017-05-19 14:57:23Z Nine year itch: What Alfred Ngaro revealed about the National Government
72702 2017-05-15 00:00:00Z When did New Zealanders stop giving a damn?
72266 2017-05-11 00:00:00Z There are two New Zealands, Auckland and the rest