Jayne has been a regular presenter on our TV screens. She was a regular guest on TV1's Game of Two Halves, TV2's Sports Café, a Team Leader on TVNZ’s ‘A Question of Sport’ and Presenter on TV2’s ‘Mountain Dew on the Edge’. She was the presenter for ‘Weddings’ and 10 seasons of ‘Mitre 10 Dreamhome’. Jayne appeared on the top rating ‘Celebrity Treasure Island’ and held on to make the final two on ‘The Weakest Link’ as well as the popular show ‘Home Front’. A highlight for her was commentating alongside Keith Quinn at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games covering the Field events.
In 1980 & 1981 Jayne (nee Mitchell) was the New Zealand Secondary School Champion in 100 metres, 100 metres hurdles, and long jump. She has been New Zealand Champion in the long jump 7 times, twice in the triple jump and once in the 100 metres hurdles. She is the former New Zealand Record Holder in the long and triple jump.
Jayne was a member of the 1986 and 1990 Commonwealth Games Teams and a Member of the 1991 New Zealand Track and Field World Championships. In 1991 she was voted the NZ Sportwriters “Athlete of the Year”.
Her sporting achievements won her national and international recognition at the Commonwealth Games and she has gone on to forge a successful television career where she is completely at home behind a camera or in front of a live audience.
Jayne also serves as an ambassador for the following:
- Ambassador for Variety - The Children's Charity
- Ambassador for Sweet Louise
- Sports Patron for Auckland Special Olympics
- Judge for the Halberg Sports Awards
- Brand Ambassador for Cigna Insurance
Jayne is an experienced host, presenter, sports commentator and MC with a fun, versatile style.
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