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Katrina Hobbs


2008Show of Hands, 'Jennifer'
Great Southern Films, Dir. Antony McCarten
2000Her Majesty, 'Jennifer'
Silicon Valley Film Fund, Dir. Mark Gordon
1992Absent Without Leave, 'Daisy'
Meridian Film Productions, Dir. John Laing


2012 Rake 2, 'Sally'
ABC, Dir. Peter Duncan
2012 Tricky 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
1998All Saints, 'Lily Vale'
ATN Channel 7
1997Xena: Warrior Princess, 'Glaphrya'
Pacific Renaissance
96-97Home & Away, 'Dr. Keely Watson'
ATN Channel 7
1994Hercules, 'Princess Marysa'
Pacific Renaissance 
1994Coverstory (pilot), 'Jacqueline'
Gibson Group
1994Hercules, 'Lover Girl'
Pacific Renaissance
1994True Life Stories, 'Jo-Ann O'Callaghan'

93-94Marlin Bay: series II, 'Melanie Clifford'
South Pacific Pictures
1993Pathways, 'Emma'
Dir. Murray Reece
92-93Shortland Street, 'Brenda Garret'
South Pacific Pictures


2011 Russia Today, 'Business Anchor'
Sky Television Russia
2010 Destination Ski NZ, 'Presenter'
Destination Television
09-10 Toyota '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
2006Rough Diamonds (pilot), 'Host'
Cream TV
02-03Live This, 'Host'
Screentime Communicado
20023D Planet, 'Host'
Telcast International, Australia / Germany
01-02You've Gotta Have It, 'Host'
2000Out & About, 'Presenter'
Foxtel, Australia
2000Love That Car, 'Co-Host'
2000Cleo Bachelor, 'Host'
1999Out & About, 'Co-Host'
Foxtel, Australia
1999Foxtel Live: Xmas Special, 'Co-Host'
Foxtel, Australia
98-99More Than Sport, 'Presenter'
Gizmo, Australia


2016 HomeAway
USA, UK, France, Germany
2014 Brandworld
2013 Greggs Instant Coffee
NZ, 6 weeks only
12-13 Tegel Chicken
07-09 EECA
2008 Miracle Gro
07-08 Sunday Star Times
2006 Go Gurt


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 & 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.

More recently Katrina has widened her creative interests, building a company in textile & home ware design 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.


  • Actor
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Host
  • MC


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


In 2009 completed full time cooking & wine course at the NZ School of Food & Wine (Christchurch). Owns textile company HOBBS & CO, https://hobbsandco.co.nz/