Gumbo's profile

Name: Mike "Gumbo" Garvey

Age: 25

How did you get your nickname? Brad (our boss) saw me trying to help out at the Folden launch and said "Who the hell is that gumbo looking c**t". Thanks Brad.

Where did you grow up? Levin, which is were you stop for petrol between Wellington and Palmerston North. There's a McDonalds there too.

Partner? Kids? Nope.

Work history? Before I started radio I was a bee keeper in Te Kuiti for 3 years. Other jobs include and are not limited to: drug deliveries for a pharmacy to a mental hospital, milking cows, labourer, plus a season as Mooloo the mascot for Waikato.

What's the best thing about working at The Rock? Everyone is up for a laugh, and has a good time.

What's the worst thing about working at The Rock? The Phantom Shitter in the toilets, if you read this you're a filthy prick.

Career highlights? Getting sent off to the UK as the Anti-Royal Reporter, living on the couch at work, and getting a job was pretty sweet.

What's the dumbest thing you have ever done? Lived in a backpackers for 7 months. Oh and getting Helen Clarke's face tattooed on my thigh, thanks Jase and Dunc.

What are your favourite bands? Queens of The Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin, Lamb of God, Pearl Jam.

What do you drive? What do you think it says about you? 91 Nissan Navara single cab ute. It says "wow that guy made some poor decisions".

What do you do to wind down? Drink beers.

What's the best advice you've ever been given? Work your ass off, and if your lucky it will pay off.

What's your favourite sport on telly? Motocross, UFC, BMX.

Which Super Rugby team do you support? Chiefs.

Do you play any sports? Ride my bmx, im pretty shit at any team sports.

How do you like your coffee? Milk with one please.

Favourite beer/beverage? Jack Daniels and Coke.

Favourite fast food? Mexican.

Any parting words of wisdom? The greatest thing you can ever say to me is "there's beers in the fridge".

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