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Interview pitches

To pitch an interview or story to a radio programme, find the contact on our programme pages for RNZ National or RNZ Concert or visit the pages for RNZ Pacific, RNZ Chinese or IndoNZ

Other contacts (for general public)


We welcome your feedback and your thoughts and ideas for our programmes and services.  

Please use the feedback form to get in touch.

General enquiries 

Phone: (04) 474 1999

Text radio stations

RNZ National - 2101
RNZ Concert - 8824

Additional fees over your normal texting charge may apply and not all programmes use this service. We always read your texts, however it is not always possible for presenters to reply. Please note: texts cost 20 cents per text and goes to the provider of the service, not RNZ.

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For technical help

Visit our Audio Help page.

For radio transmission issues

Phone 0800 435 772


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Formal complaints

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Official information act requests

Email to make a request for information via the official information act.

RNZ locations and contacts

See other RNZ office locations and contact details

Contacts for media

If you are a journalist with a query about RNZ as an organisation, email or phone 021 391 599.

If you are a journalist wanting to request images, interviews or information about RNZ on-air talent, or a podcast, video series or other project, please email

Note: If you are a publicist or communications person wanting to pitch a story or interview, please contact either the producer of the relevant show (visit the programme’s homepage via the link above to find out how to contact them directly) or email your media release to


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