Brooke Howard-Smith joined TV3 in 2005
and is the co-host of long-running series Target. He has also presented parts of TV3’s
sport coverage, including the exclusive rights to the 2007 Rugby World Cup and
Poker series Joker Poker as well as events including Coca Cola Christmas in the
Park and the Big Night In Telethon. Brooke also played himself in several
episodes of TV3’s The Jaquie Brown Diaries and in WANNA-BEn.
His previous experience includes being a
host on XSTV, work on MTV in America and a time with sports channel ESPN. Brooke got into presenting over in the States
where he competed in extreme sports, excelling in inline skating. He received a
bronze medal at the 1995 X Games.
Brooke is a busy man, also managing popular
venue The Pony Club, and lists his
interests as playing poker (currently a sponsored competitor on the Asia
Pacific Poker Tour and the Australia New Zealand Poker tour), action/ extreme
sports and playing the guitar in his band Fierce Asian Gang.His wife Amber Peebles is a former Miss New Zealand who hosts the MoreFM Breakfast show with Marc Ellis and Stu Tolan."
Brooke supports the Catwalk Trust for
people recovering from spinal injuries, Hospice New Zealand and Kids Can.