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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68531 2017-03-05 00:00:00Z The naughty All Blacks will be forgiven
67748 2017-02-18 00:00:00Z Gareth Morgan: Freer markets with a heart?
67463 2017-02-15 00:00:00Z A spectacular Maori victory: The first ten years of Maori TV
67506 2017-02-13 14:58:41Z See you later, Auckland! Why columnist Bill Ralston is outta here
67191 2017-02-07 16:39:35Z The idea of moving the holidays isn’t as silly as it sounds
64441 2016-12-09 16:26:39Z Bill Ralston: John Key’s political gut instinct served him as well as any adviser
63357 2016-11-24 11:39:49Z When it comes to their problems, London and Auckland are strikingly similar
63329 2016-11-24 09:26:44Z There is no room for the alt-right in New Zealand politics
62348 2016-11-09 16:01:14Z Cannabis conundrum: We regulate use of alcohol and tobacco, why not marijuana?
9146 2016-09-22 00:00:00Z If you keep wearing the same clothes, they eventually come back into fashion
9448 2016-08-19 00:00:00Z There will come a time when it is impossible to break world records
9562 2016-08-09 00:00:00Z Helen Clark: The one to rule them all
9938 2016-07-01 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Beware of the oversharer
10050 2016-06-21 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Rogue state
10078 2016-06-17 00:00:00Z "We should shun the UK and US anti-migrant lead"
10162 2016-06-10 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Smoked out
10262 2016-05-31 00:00:00Z US Politics: Gone feral
10328 2016-05-23 00:00:00Z Tickled co-creator David Farrier - interview