Simon Barnett's wife Jodi in recovery after having successful operation on two brain lesions

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Jodi Barnett, the wife of radio personality Simon Barnett, is in recovery after having a successful operation on two brain lesions last week.

Jodi was rushed to hospital on Thursday April 29 after being afflicted by a "massive fit" at her Christchurch home.

Since her admittance to hospital husband Simon has taken leave from his popular More FM breakfast show to be by her side.

This week the show's producer Samantha Baxter took to the air to let listeners know the latest on Jodi's condition after her operation last Friday.

"Simon let us know on Friday evening that (the operation) was a complete success, that it went as well as it could have gone.

"There are still further tests to be done to figure out where to go from here, but so far it was gone really well," Baxter said.

She said the news came as a relief after a tough time for the More FM team.

"It has been pretty hard to be on-air laughing and talking about stuff when we know our best friend is in a really tough spot."

Simon and Jodi have been married for over 25 years and have four daughters together.

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