24 Sep 2018

Veteran broadcaster Merv Smith dies

9:29 pm on 24 September 2018

The veteran radio broadcaster, Merv Smith, has died.

He was 85.

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Smith started his career in the early 1960s at 1ZB and became one one of the first big personalities in New Zealand radio.

His fast-paced patter and good humour topped the radio breakfast ratings for almost 30 years.