Speakers & MCs

Let us connect you with professional speakers and MCs who will bring a touch of Southland to your event.

Set the tone for your event by selecting from one of our charismatic speakers. A professional emcee will entertain your audience and help your event run smoothly, and our selection of guest speakers will help make your event a memorable experience for your delegates.

We can help connect you to the right speaker for your event, don't hesitate to get in touch.

Jason McKenzie

Guest Speaker & MC. I am a passionate Southlander. I spent 10 years as a secondary school teacher, school counsellor and working in private practice as a counsellor. In the past eighteen years, I have worked in high performance sport in…

Nick Jeffrey

MC. Highly experienced event and conference MC (over 20 years), based in Invercargill with the ability to be as scripted or "off the cuff" as required. From high-end corporate to informal community events with a particular strength as an…

Paddy O'Brien

Guest Speaker & MC. Paddy O’Brien is an entertaining and motivational speaker, the world’s first professional Rugby Referee and is currently the HP Sevens Referee Manager. Background Born and Bred Southlander, and one of nine children…

Sarah McCarthy

Guest Speaker & MC. Sarah (Dip Journ) is a not-quite-born and for-the-most-part-bred Southlander with a passion for words, stories, collaboration, the arts, and Pinot Noir. Sarah has worked in Southland for many years helping people…

For a selection of New Zealand speakers and entertainers, check out
Celebrity Speakers.co.nz and Captive Audience.co.nz