The gorgeous and multi-talented Leah Panapa is a woman of many skills. Her infectious personality and sultry tones has seen her rise the radio ranks throughout her three decades in broadcasting - holding many impressive posts during this time.
Leah's experience and quick wit has lead her to win a whopping 10 'Best Breakfast Show' awards.
For 10 years she was a cornerstone of The Morning Rumble breakfast show on The Rock. From there she moved to The Sound's nationwide breakfast radio show, hosting it for over three years.
2018 is bringing with it new opportunities for the popular Leah Panapa - regularly featuring on various Radio Live shows.
As comfortable behind the microphone as on stage, Leah is an excellent MC and host. She has a real affinity with engaging the audience, encompassing the perfect balance between professionalism and downright hilarity. She has a knack at reading the room, and her years of live radio experience have enabled her to effortlessly think and react on the fly.
Leah has hosted a whole range of events over the years - from hospitality charity bashes, to the NZ Law Awards, to Big Boys Toys Expos, and the Miss New Zealand competitions. She's also held her own in debates against the likes of comedians Jeremy Corbett and Gary McCormick, MC'd for multiple Les Mills events.
Leah has recently tackled live standup performances - The Comedy Roast of Murray Mexted (broadcast on Comedy Central TV), and The Red Nose Cure Kids Charity Show (TV3) - both to rave reviews. She has also hosted Maori Television's sports quiz show HEAD 2 HEAD.
Leah is renowned for her fantastic sense of humour, warm nature and ability to woo any crowd.