|Name Hamish McKay|
Role Television presenter
|TV shows 3 News|
Hamish McKay is a New Zealand television presenter. He was the lead sportscaster, rugby editor and sports journalist for 3 News, presenting the sports news on the weekday 6pm bulletins. He is a sports presenter and commentator for sports coverage on TV3. He was the lead commentator at the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cup for the TV3 network.
McKay is an active contributor of sports commentary across the RadioWorks radio stations, including the BSport and Radio Live networks. He is the unwitting star of the segment "McKay-ver" on TV3's sports comedy television show Pulp Sport. This skit, a spoof of the television show MacGyver, involves Pulp Sport's hosts Bill and Ben, playing pranks on McKay. The pranks often revolve around the victim's car, such as covering the car with 'Post-It' notes or decorating it in a manner similar to that of the General Lee, and / or around the victim's office area, such as wrapping the victim's office equipment with fishing line.
McKay is an old boy of Palmerston North Boys' High School.