Patrick Gower Age, Family, Parents

Patrick Gower is a political journalist in New Zealand who works for Newshub as the National Correspondent. He was Newshub’s political editor before his current position.

Patrick Gower’s age is around 44 years old. He was born in the year 1976 in New Plymouth. Patrick celebrates his birthday on the 1st of April.

Patrick’s father worked as a power station fitter and turner and his mother worked as a doctor’s receptionist.  Patrick Gower’s Mother, Joan, died in 2006 after a painful, year-long battle with terminal lung cancer. She died at just 57.

Patrick earned a BA in politics with honours from Victoria University of Wellington, which he chose since it was close to Parliament. He became active in Salient magazine while at Victoria University.

He went to Auckland University of Technology to study journalism after finishing his politics degree. Gower began his journalism career at The New Zealand Herald, where he worked the graveyard shift (6 p.m.–1:30 a.m.) before becoming one of the paper’s two police reporters.

Gower lives in Wellington and has two children.