PIO to MC CoroVibes!
Pio’s numerous appearances as an actor, comedian, radio and television host, musician and entertainer over the last two decades have established him as one of New Zealand’s most popular and personable entertainers.
His starring roles in locally produced shows such as Kai Safari, It’s in the Bag, Tangaroa, Are We There Yet?, My Kind of Kai, Intrepid Journeys, How’s Life, Spin Doctors & Matuku have made him a familiar face with an appeal that spans generations. He has twice won Best Comedy Performer at the NZ Film and TV Awards, with his series PIO also winning the Best Comedy Programme at the aforementioned awards. He has many years of invaluable experience behind the scenes as a producer, company director and programme creator for Pipi Productions and 4 Winds Films.
Pio’s latest show showcasing sustainable builds by ordinary Kiwis around New Zealand - Off the Grid also been a huge success.
He is a Positive Parenting advocate and spokesperson and has presented No Sweat Parenting shows around the country for many years, as well as helping to write and present a series of the same name for Maori Television.
Pio was appointed a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2012 New Year’s Honours List.
Pio’s natural affinity with people and small town NZ, lends himself to be the perfect MC for CoroVibes!