Te Radar (Andrew J Lumsden) is an award winning satirist, documentary maker, writer, stage and screen director, failed gardener, and amateur historian. He was also the presenter of six top rating TVNZ documentary series, Global Radar, Radar Across the Pacific, Radar’s Patch, Off the Radar, Homegrown and Hidden In The Numbers.
Radar’s Patch won the 2010 Qantas Film and Television Award for Best Information/Lifestyle Programme.
He has recently toured his acclaimed New Zealand history show Eating the Dog following its award-winning season at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.
Over the past decade he has traveled extensively throughout New Zealand, Russia, Scandinavia, UK, and Canada, and he has filmed documentaries locally and in Australia, East Timor, Israel, Africa and The United States.
As well as performing comedy both locally and internationally he has worked for Radio New Zealand, The New Zealand Herald, Metro, TVNZ, Maori TV, TV3, Alt TV, Kiwi FM, and various other publications. He has twice won the Qantas Media Award for Best Humour Column for his New Zealand Herald columns.
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