Peter Williams

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Speaking in Auckland today the Team NZ boss says "there's no reason why not" cyclors can be used.

Peter Williams: It's time to think again about taxpayer and ratepayer-funded sporting events

It's time for New Zealand companies to step up and foot the bill of big events, writes Peter Williams.

01:48
The team was unbeaten and 50 years on many were at Pinetree's funeral.

Sir Colin Meads flashback: The standout 1967 Tour of Great Britain

The team was unbeaten and 50 years on many were at Pinetree's funeral.

01:59
Sanitarium says the British version of the cereal infringes on its 90-year-old trademark.

Opinion: Is a stoush over Weet-Bix/Weetabix really worth the effort?

Peter Williams says the issues goes back to the 1930's.

03:15
Martin Matthews was the Ministry of Transport boss when Joanne Harrison was hired, before she ripped off more than $700,000.

Opinion: Secrecy over Auditor-General saga staggering and appalling

Peter Williams says we have a right to know exactly what an official report uncovered.

00:35
A leadership expert says the new Labour leader should be celebrated for her achievements.

Peter Williams: Jacinda Ardern baby question was fair - but politics and motherhood not mutually exclusive

"Why aren't men asked about their plans to have children?" seemed to be a common theme among the "hysteria", writes Peter Williams.

Peter Williams: 'The silence of the guilty' from EY over business journalism awards fiasco

"EY have made a massive blunder," the 1 NEWS presenter writes.

The PM wants votes cast for ACT's David Seymour and United Future's Peter Dunne in their electorates.

Peter Williams: Bill English will have to defy modern NZ political history to keep his job

Not since Peter Fraser in 1943 has an incumbent Prime Minister who succeeded into the job during a parliamentary term won the next election.

Peter Williams: The tragedy is Lexi Thompson didn't win an important golf tournament she should have

Golf is making a mockery of itself after the farce today over the Lexi Thompson affair, writes Peter.

00:48
Laurel Hubbard set new national records, beating her nearest competitor by 19 kilos in

Peter Williams: Kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard should be allowed to compete without being abused

The issue of transgender athletes is both confronting and confusing, but is not new, writes Peter.

02:16
Palmer won 95 professional golf tournaments, but more important were the millions of fans and new players he won over to the game.

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer remembered for much more than his tournament wins

Palmer won 95 professional golf tournaments, but more important were the millions of fans and new players he won over to the game.

02:51
The clock is wound back to 1998, and some very 90s graphics, for TVNZ’s veteran broadcaster.

Peter Williams signs off Breakfast in style with trip down memory lane to his first show appearance

The clock is wound back to 1998 for Peter who made his last Breakfast appearance today.

It is both the Rio Games and the hunger games for our presenter at the Olympics.

Peter Williams: My family was unwittingly caught up in Olympic ticket scam

The Irish Olympic Committee ticket scalping scandal left our Rio presenter wondering if he had been caught up in it.

00:35
Gregg Thorpe only left the course for a moment, but when he returned, the golf world was once again hailing the young Kiwi superstar.

'I missed it!' – why did Lydia's Ko high performance manager miss her hole in one?

Gregg Thorpe only left the course for a moment, but when he returned, the golf world was once again hailing the young Kiwi superstar.

01:16
It is both the Rio Games and the hunger games for our presenter at the Olympics.

'I'm struggling to think when I've had a worse lasagne impersonation' - Peter's Rio grub grumble

It is both the Rio Games and the hunger games for our presenter at the Olympics.

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'It's Zika!' said Rawdon, telling Peter to dive in the Rio water to escape. Peter wasn't having any of it.

Video: 'Excuse me, I've got a bit of local wildlife here' - pesky insects bug Peter during live cross

'It's Zika!' said Rawdon, telling Peter to dive in the Rio water to escape. He wasn't having it.

Peter Williams: Britain is now a bona fide Olympic powerhouse

If NZ fans are feeling a trifle underwhelmed by the medal return halfway through the Rio Olympics, then British fans can only be ecstatic.

00:27
Peter Williams managed to grab our star rowers, who are understandably still beaming from their Rio glory.

Eric Murray's words of wisdom for disappointed rowers: 'Just remember that Hamish and I came out of a boat that failed'

The words of Murray should ring loud to every aspiring Olympic rower, writes Peter Williams.

00:24
Four years ago Adams was robbed of the spotlight by a cheating rival, but this time she is confident it won't happen again.

'I think this is a legit competition': Val confident gold medal winner is clean

Four years ago Adams was robbed of the spotlight. She's confident it won't happen again.

00:54
The single sculler won his second Olympic gold after one of the closest finishes in history. Waiting for the result was painful.

'It was a pretty tough few minutes' – Mahe Drysdale on agonising wait for gold medal confirmation

The single sculler won his second Olympic gold after one of the closest finishes in history. Waiting for the result was painful.

Peter Williams: The players here love it, but I can't see golf as a long term prospect at the Olympics

So what I reckon we're seeing here is almost an action replay of the tennis situation in 1988.

Danny Lee of New Zealand at Olympic Games.

Birdie, birdie, birdie, birdie! Danny Lee roars into Rio medal contention

A second round stunner has put Kiwi Lee in the medal hunt.

01:11
Peter was doing his thing when gold medallist Murray seized his chance to hijack the action.

Peter Williams: Bond and Murray a legendary pair - but not exactly peas in a pod

Eric was looking for a good night of celebrating at the New Zealand club in Rio, Hamish slipped away with his family.

01:11
Peter was doing his thing when gold medallist Murray seized his chance to hijack the action.

Video GOLD! The moment jubilant Eric Murray video-bombs Peter Williams' live cross with huge fist pump

Peter was doing his thing when gold medallist Murray seized his chance to hijack the action.

00:27
Peter Williams managed to grab our star rowers, who are understandably still beaming from their Rio glory.

'Completely ecstatic, it's a dream come true' - Eric Murray buzzing over his gold with Hamish Bond

Peter Williams managed to grab our star rowers, who are understandably still beaming.

01:09
The NZ Rugby boss couldn't spin it any other way having just watched the Sevens team go out.

'Were we good enough for this tournament? I don't think so' - Steve Tew's brutal take on awful NZ Men's Sevens

The NZ Rugby boss couldn't spin it any other way after just watching the All Blacks' Sevens crash out to Fiji.

00:54
Peter Williams puts into context just how incredible Phelps is.

Here's a stat: Michael Phelps now has half the number of golds NZ has won in its entire Olympics history

Peter Williams puts into context just how incredible swimming legend Phelps is.

Peter Williams: 'There's only one way an athlete-led movement will win the war against doping in sport'

The war on drugs in sport has some new fighters for the cause - clean athletes.

00:54
There has been crushing disappointment for the legendary Kiwi Olympian.

Peter Williams: Mark Todd will be absolutely devastated at missing out on Rio medal

There has been crushing disappointment for the legendary Kiwi Olympian.

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