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RNZ Chair Welcomes New Board Appointees

Monday, 24 August 2020, 12:15 pm | Radio New Zealand

RNZ Chairman, Dr. Jim Mather, has welcomed the appointment of former NZ On Air CEO, Jane Wrightson, as a Governor on the Board of Radio New Zealand and the involvement of Mihimaraea Parata Gardineras an observer on the Board under the State Services ... More >>

Two wins for RNZ at international media awards

Friday, 8 November 2019, 1:10 pm | Radio New Zealand Limited

RNZ’s reporting of the Christchurch terror attacks , and the podcast Gone Fishing , have won awards at the prestigious 2019 Association for International Broadcasting (AIBs) gala dinner held in London. More >>

RNZ presents the powerful NZ Wars: Stories of Waitara

Friday, 25 October 2019, 11:22 am | Radio New Zealand

Created and presented by award-winning journalist Mihingarangi Forbes, NZ Wars: Stories of Waitara documents the epic battle for control over the fertile lands of Taranaki. More >>

What It Means to Be Māori in an Urban Setting

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 3:49 pm | Radio New Zealand Limited

He Kākano Ahau: Urban and M ā ori, is a six-part podcast series that explores what it means to be Māori in an urban setting and the power of connections. The series is hosted by writer and activist Kahu Kutia and will be released on RNZ from ... More >>

Full and Frank Interviews With Former Maori MPs

Friday, 27 September 2019, 11:36 am | Radio New Zealand Limited

A compelling new RNZ / NZ On Air video and podcast series was launched at Parliament last night by Hon Nanaia Mahuta, Minister for Māori Development. More >>

Research Shows New Zealand a Nation of Podcasters

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:42 am | Radio New Zealand Limited

19 June, 2019 // Auckland, New Zealand: Radio New Zealand (RNZ) and its hosting and distribution partner, Acast , today released New Zealand’s most in-depth podcast audience research, highlighting dramatic audience growth and brand engagement from ... More >>

RNZ launch the country’s first kiwi kids audiobook platform

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 1:19 pm | Radio New Zealand Limited

RNZ is making it super easy for kids to listen to their favourite New Zealand stories, with the launch of its new kids’ collection Storytime on Thursday 9 May . More >>

Nanogirl's Great Science Adventures – new podcast for kids

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 10:06 am | Radio New Zealand Limited

Can we bring dinosaurs back to life? Is all bacteria bad? How high can birds fly? More >>

It's all in The Detail

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 3:29 pm | Radio New Zealand

Getting behind the banner headlines to put news stories in context is about to get easier for New Zealanders. RNZ and NZ On Air have signed up Newsroom to make a daily podcast that will pick out the news that matters and explain it in detail and in ... More >>

Corin Dann to co-present Morning Report

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 9:53 am | Radio New Zealand Limited

High profile award-winning political journalist Corin Dann will replace Guyon Espiner on RNZ’s Morning Report in May. He will join co-host Susie Ferguson to present New Zealand’s top rating radio news programme which attracts an audience of more ... More >>

Rū Ana Te Whenua: Alien Weaponry Shake Europe

Monday, 11 February 2019, 9:11 am | Radio New Zealand

When Alien Weaponry found out they’d be playing the world’s biggest metal music festival, the three teenagers ‘lost their shit’. More >>

Change in the air for RNZ National

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:42 am | Radio New Zealand Limited

Change is in the air for RNZ National in the New Year with presentation roles to change and the proposed launch of a new 5am programme on weekday mornings. More >>

RNZ Audiences Increase Year on Year

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 1:25 pm | Radio New Zealand

RNZ Audiences Increase Year on Year The final nationwide GfK radio industry survey for 2018 reflects a strong twelve months for RNZ with year-on-year growth for live listening across the two networks RNZ National and RNZ Concert. More >>

Strong Growth for Morning Report

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 1:28 pm | Radio New Zealand

Strong Growth for Morning Report sees RNZ Radio Audience Top 700,000 Listeners An outstanding performance in the latest GfK radio survey has seen RNZ’s radio audiences exceed 700,000 for the first time - boosted by an increase of more than 24,000 listeners ... More >>

RNZ statement on Guyon Espiner

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 7:37 pm | Radio New Zealand Limited

Earlier this week RNZ’s Morning Report co-presenter Guyon Espiner was admitted to hospital with a diabetic emergency. More >>

Lisa Owen to Present Checkpoint on RNZ

Monday, 13 August 2018, 4:58 pm | Radio New Zealand

Investigative journalist Lisa Owen is joining RNZ as a drive-time news and current affairs presenter, fronting the agenda-setting, multimedia Checkpoint programme. More >>

RNZ Welcomes Funding Increase

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 3:42 pm | Radio New Zealand Limited

RNZ welcomes the increase in funding announced by the Government today, says RNZ Chairman Dr Jim Mather. More >>

RNZ Welcomes Investment in Public Media

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:07 pm | Radio New Zealand

RNZ welcomes the injection of $15m to the public media sector in Budget 2018, says chief executive Paul Thompson. More >>

RNZ Content Partnership with Pacific Media Centre

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:26 pm | Radio New Zealand

RNZ has announced a formal content sharing partnership with the Auckland based Pacific Media Centre - Te Amokura. The arrangement will allow content from, The Wireless, and respective RNZ YouTube channels to be published by the Pacific Media ... More >>

The 9th Floor Double Winner at 40th New Zealand Radio Awards

Friday, 11 May 2018, 1:55 pm | Radio New Zealand

RNZ’s popular documentary series The 9th Floor has won two major categories at the 40th New Zealand Radio Awards announced in Auckland tonight. More >>