“CROWD PLEASER: Taiaroa Neho was an exuberant host” - NZ Herald.

“the MC was so natural I'll have you on my waka any day” – Ivy Kearney 2021

“Taiaroa Neho who is from the most Kiwi of towns, Patea. Dressed in a suit from the Salvation Army, he stunned audiences with his rendition of 'At Last'. – Newshub

“The humorous master of ceremonies lined up is semi-finalist Taiaroa Neho” – Whanganui Chronicle.

“We were incredibly disappointed to see [him] miss a spot in the top 13”- Tuwharetoa FM, 97.6FM

“The thing I like about shows like X Factor is it gives people who are genuinely passionate about something a chance to share their passion with others. Taiaroa was a perfect example of this. He just wants to sing.” – 3 News. 

“He has the gift of the gab and he's quick to think on his feet." – Stratford Press

Mr Taiaroa, the MC, said it was about the coming together of all cultures. "It's New Zealand's national day, and it's a day to celebrate unity ... just coming together to celebrate all together." – Whanganui Chronicle

“They have talent, though, the chaps: Taiaroa Neho, Benny Tipene, TJ. The little contestant interviews would suggest you need to keep those names in mind.” – Stuff

“He mihi tenei ki a Taiaroa Neho i tu maia i te kaupapa XFactor nonapo.” – Te Korimako o Taranaki 94.8FM

“MC Taiaroa Neho has us entertained in between awesome reggae acts L40, Ghost chips” - Patea & Waverley Press 2015

“Prizes donated by local businesses. And distributed by Patea’s amazing MC Taiaroa Neho!!” – Patea & Waverley Press 2014

“while Taiaroa Neho entertains us as MC once again” – Paepae in the Park Committee 2020

“This was one of the most enjoyable parts inbetween sets. Watching our MC make everyone work hard for a spot prize! Taiaroa even had the kids running in a sprint race to get a spot prize! Fabulous Taiaroa” – Mareta Masters 2017 (Chairman of Paepae Committee)

“Tee reminds me of slightly-not-as-good version of X Factor New Zealand’s Taiaroa Neho (Who legitimately deserved a spot in the top 13 over Fletcher Mills)” –