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