Peter ElliottActive in theatre, film and television since the 1980s as an actor, presenter, writer, and advocate for industry workers.

He has been involved in creating more than 60 television dramas, more than a dozen documentaries, and more than 70 plays, musicals and operas throughout the country. He has appeared in ‘Shortland Street’, ‘Gloss’, and Peter Jackson’s ‘Heavenly Creatures’. He co-wrote and presented ‘Revealing Gallipoli’, which documented a variety of perspectives on the Gallipoli campaign of 1915. He also wrote and presented ‘Jungle Rain’, which details the impacts of ‘Agent Orange’ on New Zealand soldiers involved in the Vietnam War. He has been a committee member for Actors Equity, where he advocated for his colleagues on a variety of issues, including wages, working conditions, and wellbeing. He has served on the boards of Equity New Zealand and Mixit and has been a board member of Baseball New Zealand since 2012. He was a member of Central City Baseball Club in Auckland, where he was Vice President from 2010 to 2013, and contributed to the development of the Auckland Tuatara, New Zealand’s first professional baseball team. Mr Elliott’s efforts in working with city councils to allocate park land for baseball fields has been integral to the sport in New Zealand.