Michael Morrah

Michael Morrah

Michael Morrah is Newshub's award winning Investigations Reporter. Over the past 15 years in television, Michael has worked in both daily news and long format investigative current affairs.

He has special interests in humanitarian issues, immigration, exploitation, aviation and the fishing industry. His investigative work in these areas has prompted law changes and sparked Government inquiries.

Michael is also Newshub's expert in Pacific issues and has worked as the network's Pacific Correspondent for the past decade, regularly traveling abroad to cover environmental and social issues.

Michael has twice reported on the war and famine in South Sudan and produced a special series on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh.

In 2020, Michael won Reporter of the Year at the NZTV Awards and his coverage of the Samoa measles crisis saw Newshub take out the award for Best News Coverage. 

In 2021, Michael won Best Coverage of a Major Event for his investigative work on the COVID19 pandemic. 

He's spent time working for Al Jazeera English in Doha and is a graduate of the Canterbury University Journalism School.

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