Katrina Hobbs

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Hair Brown - Dark
Eyes Brown
Height 165cm
Age 52
Location New Zealand - Auckland

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Cycling, Full Licence, Horse Riding, Ice Skating, Interior Design, MC, Skiing, Swimming, Voice Artist, Water Polo


American (standard), Australian

Acting Experience

Feature Film

2008Show of Hands, 'Jennifer'

Great Southern Films Dir: Antony McCarten
2000Her Majesty, 'Jennifer'

Silicon Valley Film Fund Dir: Mark Gordon


2020The Brokenwood Mysteries; Series VII, 'Jennifer'

South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various
2017Ash vs Evil Dead: season III, 'Candace'

Starz Evil Dead New Zealand Limited Dir: Various
2012Rake 2, 'Sally'

ABC Dir: Peter Duncan
2012Tricky Business, 'Wendy James'

Channel 9 Dir: Karl Zwicky
2001Superfire (tele-feature), 'Kathy'

ABC Dir: Steven Quale
2001Street Legal, 'Melissa York'

Screenworks Dir: Chris Bailey
2001Willy Nilly, 'Chantelle (recurring)'

Big House Dir: Mike Smith
99-00Shortland Street, 'Janet Maxwell (core cast)'

South Pacific Pictures

Television Commercials


USA, UK, France, Germany

2013Greggs Instant Coffee

NZ, 6 weeks only
12-13Tegel Chicken



2011Russia Today, 'Business Anchor'

Sky Television Russia
2010Destination Ski NZ, 'Presenter'

Destination Television
09-10Toyota 'Believe' Series, 'Presenter'

2009Edmonds Clever Cooking Series, 'Presenter'

NZ National Television
07-08Sunday Star Times, 'News Headlines Presenter'

2007Fashion Desktop TV, 'Presenter / Writer'

NZ Fashion Week
2007OETV, 'Presenter'

OETV Internet
06-07Zoot Review, 'Presenter'

Buchanan Group infomercial, NZ / Australia

MC / Speaker

MC / Speaker


Actor, Brand Ambassador, Host, MC


Katrina Hobbs has spent the past 25 years working as an actress, presenter & ambassador in NZ, Australia and various places throughout the world.

Appearing in her first feature film Absent Without Leave at age 17, Katrina then continued working as an actress in many different roles.  Playing a psychotic killer in Cover Story to a Police officer and Doctor on Shortland Street and Home and Away respectively, she has loved played a great spectrum of characters on screen.

Katrina’s presenting work began in Australia with the Lifestyle Channel’s ‘Out & About’.   Following this series Katrina hosted several lifestyle, car, travel & food shows both in Australia & NZ, also spending six months working for RT’s live news network as a Business reporter in Moscow.

Throughout her career Katrina has been sought to MC numerous events including those held by Air NZ, Telstra, Toyota NZ, NZ Breast Cancer Research Foundation & NZ Hairdressing Awards.

Her bubbly and approachable nature suits a wide variety of audiences, helping to create a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

From 2015 through 2022, Katrina widened her creative interests, building a company in textile & home ‘Hobbs & Co’ here in NZ.  Gaining a Diploma in Interior Design in Sydney in 2015.

Katrina’s love of design, photography and fashion…along with a love for animals, cars, skiing and many other things, makes her a well-rounded and delightful host.


Voice Characteristics

Retail, Narrative, Friendly, Light, Smooth, Sophisticated, Upbeat, Warm