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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103143 2019-03-13 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: What the Govt should do about Kiwi jihadist Mark Taylor
102822 2019-03-03 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Curses upon the capital gains tax proposal
102432 2019-02-17 00:00:00Z It's time to empower the mayor and make Auckland liveable again
102052 2019-02-10 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: The problem with the Provincial Growth Fund
101868 2019-02-02 00:00:00Z Why it's time for Simon Bridges to swallow his pride over Jami-Lee Ross
101633 2019-01-27 00:00:00Z It's hard to feel much empathy for Britain over Brexit
101333 2019-01-23 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston says goodbye to Auckland
101014 2019-01-15 00:00:00Z The bach-tax proposal is purely a tax on wealth
100770 2019-01-02 00:00:00Z Grab your popcorn, there's plenty more political drama to come
100435 2018-12-15 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: We care for Grace Millane – we should care for the others too
100228 2018-12-11 00:00:00Z The bullying allegations show that Parliament needs transparency
99261 2018-11-20 00:00:00Z There's no such thing as a free lunch, let alone a waterfront stadium
98830 2018-11-13 00:00:00Z Bill Ralston: Simon Bridges looks like a dead man walking
97249 2018-10-06 00:00:00Z The one way that Jacinda Ardern is behaving like Donald Trump
96898 2018-09-30 00:00:00Z The effects of French nuclear testing in the Pacific are still reverberating
96708 2018-09-26 00:00:00Z The fervour of Spanish politics makes our Kiwi concerns look trivial
96328 2018-09-17 00:00:00Z The rise of the German far right doesn't chime with Berlin's open-mindedness
96110 2018-09-08 00:00:00Z Politicians spend taxpayer dollars. Get over it