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Four Brand New Mediaworks Radio Stations Available Exclusively On Rova

Friday, 18 February 2022, 10:44 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks’ digital brand rova has launched four new music+ stations for lovers of new music. Thanks to the support of NZ On Air, under the rova Discovery brand, three of MediaWorks’ favourite radio brands have added stations dedicated to new ... More >>

Mediaworks Keeps Aotearoa Updated On Vaccination Tally

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 11:43 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is using its digital out-of-home billboards to keep New Zealand updated on the latest vaccination numbers. The campaign sees the number of fully vaccinated people in New Zealand from the Ministry of Health’s vaccine data displayed on its ... More >>

Mediaworks 2021 Nz Radio Award Winners

Friday, 11 June 2021, 9:21 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks is celebrating following the 2021 New Zealand Radio Awards which were held in Auckland last night. The Rock Drive with Jay and Dunc won Best Music Team Show (Network), Robert Scott from The Breeze Drive show took out the award for Best ... More >>

The Trainee Sexologist Returns To Rova

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 8:58 am | Mediaworks

Award-winning rova original The Trainee Sexologist is back with all new episodes. The new season, which premieres on rova on Tuesday 20th April, follows last year’s break-out debut season which was devoured by listeners and critics alike, scooping ... More >>

Mediaworks Appoints Cam Wallace As Next CEO

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 3:36 pm | Mediaworks

MediaWorks’ Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of Cam Wallace as the media company’s next Chief Executive Officer, to lead the business through its next phase of growth. Cam was previously Chief Commercial and Customer ... More >>

Newshub-Reid Research Poll Shows National Rising But Labour Still Governing Alone

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 6:03 pm | Mediaworks

With less than three weeks to go, Labour remains in a position where it could govern alone in the latest Newshub-Reid Research poll* on 50.1% - down 10.8 percentage points. National has risen slightly to 29.6% (up 4.5 percentage points), but even with the ... More >>

Mediaworks Reaches Agreement To Sell TV Operations To Discovery, Inc.

Monday, 7 September 2020, 9:23 am | Mediaworks

New Zealand’s largest independent commercial broadcaster MediaWorks and the global leader of real-life entertainment Discovery Inc. (“Discovery”) are pleased to announce they have reached a binding agreement regarding the sale of MediaWorks’ ... More >>

NZC And Mediaworks Radio Ink New Deal

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 11:06 am | Mediaworks

Good news for cricket followers – NZC has signed a three-year broadcasting rights deal with MediaWorks Radio to provide live, free-to-air commentary of all BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS matches in New Zealand, as well as selected content from domestic ... More >>

MediaWorks Chief Executive Officer To Leave At End Of The Year

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 10:01 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks CEO Michael Anderson has today announced he will leave New Zealand’s largest independent broadcaster at the end of the year. Chairman Jack Matthews says: “After four years of Michael's leadership, MediaWorks is in a much better position ... More >>

Newshub-Reid Research Poll Shows Labour Soaring And National’s Vote Collapsing

Monday, 18 May 2020, 6:07 pm | Mediaworks

The latest Newshub-Reid research poll* shows the Covid-19 pandemic has propelled Labour into a position where it could govern alone. It has climbed to 56.5% - an increase of 14 percentage points. The pandemic has dealt National a devastating blow, ... More >>

Three’s the Block NZ Postponed to 2021

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 10:07 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks has made the difficult decision to postpone hit show The Block NZ until 2021. More >>

Mediaworks Launches $20m Mediafund To Help NZ Businesses Keep Going And Keep Growing

Friday, 1 May 2020, 7:23 am | Mediaworks

As New Zealand businesses fight to survive during the Covid-19 crisis, MediaWorks has launched a $20m advertising fund to support SMEs, Innovative Start-Ups and Community Organisations across the country. The MediaWorks MediaFund will give small businesses, ... More >>

Community based group launch destination playground project

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 11:38 am | Mediaworks

A new community initiative to upgrade the playground at Caroline Bay is being launched this weekend, and they want your input. More >>

Hal Crawford to Leave Mediaworks

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 12:43 pm | Mediaworks

News Director Hal Crawford is to leave MediaWorks in February 2020 it has been announced today. More >>

Mediaworks to pursue a sales process for television business

Friday, 18 October 2019, 9:35 am | Mediaworks

MediaWorks has today announced that it intends to sell MediaWorks TV as well as its Flower Street property which includes its television head office and studios. More >>

DWTS NZ Raises Record Funds for Charity

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 2:58 pm | Mediaworks


Overall Listenership Increases

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1:51 pm | Mediaworks

MediaWorks listenership has increased by 12,600 listeners from April 2019 now reaching 2,391,000 listeners nationwide - more than 467,000 listeners ahead of its closest competitor* More >>

Magic Brand Debuts as NZ’s Third Biggest Station

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:46 pm | Mediaworks

On debut, the Magic brand encompassing both Magic Talk and Magic Music has 416,700 listeners* in the first GFK commercial survey results of the year, making it the third biggest station in the country with an 8.1% share. In Auckland, Magic increased ... More >>

Three is the Number One Channel for 25-54s

Monday, 11 March 2019, 2:04 pm | Mediaworks

Three is the number one channel for 25-54s in the all-important peak period for 2019 (year-to-date). This is a monumental milestone for the channel which has also won for the fifth consecutive week, averaging a 24.5% share - the highest weekly share ... More >>

Married at First Sight Australia Smashes Ratings

Monday, 25 February 2019, 1:43 pm | Mediaworks