Michael is the Pacific Affairs Correspondent for Newshub based in Auckland. He started at TV3 in 2006 in the Wellington Bureau, covering court and crime stories. He moved to Auckland in 2008 and extended his portfolio to include Pacific Island stories, frequently travelling to Samoa, Tonga and Fiji. At the end of 2012, he spent three months working as a producer at Al Jazeera English in Doha. Michael is a graduate of the Canterbury University Journalism School.