Jo Giles



Age: 60


Summary: New Zealand television presenter, politician and pioneering sportswoman who was considered as one of New Zealand's first woman jockeys to race against men in male-dominant sports before she had represented the country in pistol shooting at the 1997 Oceanian Championships in Adelaide, Australia and the 2000 World Cup in Sydney, but who was also a mayoral candidate in the 2007 Christchurch local body election and later became a TV presenter for the regional broadcaster Canterbury Television (CTV) with her programme Shopping with Jo.



Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake


Born: 1950


Died: February 22, 2011


Location: Christchurch, New Zealand