Mark is a Queenstown based agribusiness, financial and professional services marketing specialist, writer and MC.
Originally from Southland Mark has resided in Queenstown since 2004. In 2007 he was a member of the Speight's Great Beer Delivery, successfully transporting a replica Speight's Ale House from Dunedin to London aboard the MV Lida, a 76 day voyage of over 24'000km's.
Mark is a regular industry commentator contributing over the years material in print, on air and online for Allied Press, Fairfax Media, NZME and MediaWorks.
The Country - 26/1/2018 - Mark talks to Jamie Mackay on Freedom camping and the opportunity for smaller rural towns to make a little money off the back of traditional tourist hot spots kicking freedom campers out.
Rural Exchange - 16/9/2017 - Mark features as the REX weekly character of the country speaking to Hamish Mackay, Richard Loe and Sarah Perriam.
The Muster - 17/3/2016 - Mark talks to Jonny Turner on the US Presidential Elections, angry Andy setting interest rates and the Black Caps starting off well in the T20 World Cup.
The Muster - 2/3/2016 - Mark talks to Jonny from a deserted Queenstown Bay on sporting contract stuff ups, David Seymour giving the Greens a good kicking and the heartbreak in store for Warriors fans this season.
The Muster - 18/2/2016 - Mark talks to Jonny Turner on Hokonui, recapping Southern Field Days, rain in the Hawkes Bay and the flag debate.
Mountain Scene - 7/8/2018 - Likely to cause offense.
Mountain Scene - 17/4/2018 - Paying at the pump
Mountain Scene - 9/12/2017 - Don't tell me or others how to eat, prey and love.
Mountain Scene - 29/10/2017 - Immigration, turning off the tap will kill us.
Mountain Scene - 24/10/2017 - We need to fix housing challenges ourselves.
Mountain Scene - 14/05/2017 - We don't know how lucky we are.
Mountain Scene - 20/3/2017 - Cheap booze plus strict laws equals parties.
Mountain Scene - 15/01/2017 - Shout out to the summer toilers.