Joe Bennett is an English-born travel writer and columnist who lives in New Zealand. Popular for his entertaining wit and satirical presentations - Joe is in demand as an entertaining after dinner speaker and conference MC.
His columns are syndicated throughout New Zealand and he has published over twenty books, seven of them with international publishers Simon and Schuster UK. His work has been translated into Chinese, Korean, Greek and American.
His "Where Underpants Come From" was the Whitcoulls Travcom book of the year in 2009 and his most recent book, published by Harper Collins NZ, is called 'Double Happiness: How bullshit works.'
At the Canon Media Awards 2011 Joe was awarded the title of Columnist of the Year for the fifth time.
An irreverent commentator on almost anything, Joe appears with regular irregularity on both radio and television.