What they say...

“Business, because of its nature and substance, is probably the most difficult area in which to excel in television journalism yet you have proven (again) that you have a true mastery of the medium and subject matter.”
Bill Ralston, former TVNZ Head of News

"Owen Poland brings to his role an ability to delve into complex business stories and make them relevant to a wide audience. Part of his ability derives from his education, and a great deal from his three decades of covering business news in New Zealand and abroad. His ability to cut through commercial gobbledygook and deliver a message that can be widely understood is one of his key journalistic strengths."
Television New Zealand

“Just a quick note to congratulate you on your success at the Qantas Media Awards. I would have to say Owen, that dealings I have had with you were extremely positive and I am delighted that your professionalism, balance and upfront style were acknowledged.”
Dai Bindoff, Waitakere City Council Public Affairs

“Owen Poland is New Zealand’s leading television business reporter, with a strong interest in domestic economic issues and an awareness of the role technology and related knowledge industries have to play in the creation of a modern New Zealand export economy.”
Microsoft NZ

“Your specific knowledge of how scientists and researchers should best deal with the media added a special dimension to the day’s discussions. I am sure those in the audience will be a lot more confident and proactive in approaching the media thanks to your advice.”
Gowan Pickering, Former Chief Executive FiRST