Michael Morrah is Newshub's multi-award-winning Investigations Reporter. Over the past 16 years in television, Michael has worked in both daily news and long format investigative current affairs.
Michael has twice been named Reporter of The Year at the New Zealand Television Awards, winning the coveted category in 2020 and again in 2021. His coverage of the Samoa measles crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic also saw Newshub take out consecutive Best News Coverage wins in 2020 and 2021.
He won the Best Coverage of a Major Event award at the 2021 Voyager Media Awards for his investigative work on the Government's response to COVID-19.
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 over a decade, regularly travelling abroad to cover environmental, political 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.
He's spent time working for Al Jazeera English in Doha and is a graduate of the Canterbury University Journalism School.