Petra Bagust

Petra Bagust is an excellent and very professional M/C.
Petra Bagust is an excellent and very professional M/C.

Born in and raised in Wellington, Auckland and England, Petra Bagust attended University in Christchurch before starting her broadcasting career presenting on Christchurch's Cry TV.
Petra moved to Auckland when she won her role in Ice TV, a popular youth show which she hosted with Jon Bridges and Nathan Rarere. She continued with Ice TV until the final series which finished in 2000.
While presenting on Ice TV, Petra also hosted several primetime shows for TV3 including Dreams Come True, Ansett: Time Of Your Life and occasionally filled in as weather presenter for 3 News.
Petra continues to be a constant presence on TV3, presenting shows such as travel.co.nz, which involved her travelling around the world with co-presenter Dean Cornish experiencing different places from budget and luxury perspectives and Hot Property with Peter Reid and Wayne Bowden, which sees the team renovating hard-to-sell houses with a limited budget.
Petra has also recently started work on a game-show called Snatch Our Booty with her old colleagues Jon Bridges (Producer) and Nathan Rarere as well as Oscar Kightley.
Petra has also hosted several important events such as the 2001 and 2004 Fight For Life, the 2002, 2003 and 2004 Christmas in the Park, last year’s LIVE interactive audience quiz The Great Kiwi Driver’s Challenge and the Montana Wearable Art Awards.
In 2003 Petra won New Zealand’s sexiest female in the inaugural TV Guide ‘Best ON The Box’ Awards.
A Fine Arts graduate, Petra's interests include painting and fashion.