Sam Kelway

Sam Kelway is a 1 NEWS reporter based in the Bay of Plenty.

Sam Kelway
Sam Kelway Source: 1 NEWS

He was previously based in Auckland and has worked as a reporter for Breakfast.

He graduated from AUT with a Post Graduate Diploma in Communications after spending three years as a primary school teacher and presenter on MTV.

Born in Tauranga, Sam moved to Wellington where he received his first degree, before being lured by the bright lights of Auckland.

Sam’s a passionate story teller, with immaculate hair, who doesn’t mind getting his suit dirty for a good story.

A TVNZ-er since 2012, he’s game for anything and will stop at almost nothing in telling the stories that matter.

Sam would love to hear your story ideas, so email him at and follow him on Twitter @sam_kelway