Mike Puru is a familiar face in New Zealand after spending 20 years on the Edge Radio Station, fronting the TVNZ show Flipside in the early 2000’s, hosting the first two seasons of the Bachelor NZ and also filling in on the weather slot on Newshubs 6pm bulletin. Mike say’s The Café is the perfect fit “ It’s a combination of everything I have done in one show – it’s fun – informative – relaxed and different every show and I get to work with one of country’s sexiest Mums in Broadcasting – Mel Homer.
I also love it when viewers come up and say, Hello – it’s like one big family catching up each day at 9am – all helping each other have a laugh, learn something new and be better at life” Mike is part Te Whanau a Apanui and part Ngapuhi and grew up in rural Southland
Mel has been on the radio across New Zealand for 15 years and currently can be heard on Mix 98.2 in Auckland as well as being a familiar face on TV. Mel has hosted the design show ‘My Dream Room Kids Edition’ and sat in the hosting chair on The Crowd Goes Wild. Mel is mad about sailing!