Weekly Schedule

Every Friday

This schedule is in NZ Time.

  • 12:00 AM. Pacific Regional News

  • 12:08 AM. Dateline Pacific

    A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

  • 12:28 AM. Melanesian Update

    The latest news in Solomon Islands Pidgin (Tok Pisin) , followed by BuzzFM News from our partners in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

  • 1:00 AM. RNZ News

  • 1:28 AM. The Wantok Program

    30 minutes of news and current affairs from ABC Australia from Monday to Friday in Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin, Solomon Islands Pijin and Vanuatu Bislama pidgin languages.

  • 2:00 AM. Pacific Regional News

  • 3:00 AM. RNZ National

    Relay of RNZ National, including news on the hour.

  • 5:00 AM. Pacific Regional News

  • 5:08 AM. Dateline Pacific

    A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

  • 6:00 AM. Pacific Regional News

  • 6:10 AM. News in Cook Island Maori

  • 7:00 AM. World & Pacific News

  • 7:08 AM. Sports News

  • 7:10 AM. Dateline Pacific

    A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

  • 7:40 AM. News in Samoan

  • 7:52 AM. News in Niuean

  • 8:00 AM. World and Pacific News and Sports Update

    A bulletin of Pacific News and a sports report.

  • 8:10 AM. Morning Report

    The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of New Zealand and world events to be found on morning radio.

  • 8:40 AM. News In Tongan

  • 9:00 AM. World and Pacific News

  • 9:10 AM. Sports News

  • 9:15 AM. Dateline Pacific

    A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

  • 10:00 AM. World and Pacific News

  • 10:08 AM. Sports News

  • 11:00 AM. World and Pacific News

  • 11:08 AM. Sports News

  • 11:10 AM. The Wantok Program

    30 minutes of news and current affairs from ABC Australia from Monday to Friday in Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin, Solomon Islands Pijin and Vanuatu Bislama pidgin languages.

  • Noon Midday Report

    Radio New Zealand news followed by business, rural and sports news, plus the long-range weather forecast and Worldwatch.

  • 2:00 PM. Pacific Regional News

    The latest Pacific regional news

  • 2:08 PM. Dateline Pacific

  • 3:00 PM. BBC Newsday

    Live news, business and sport from around the world

  • 4:00 PM. Pacific Regional News

  • 4:08 PM. Dateline Pacific

    A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

  • 6:00 PM. Checkpoint

    Checkpoint is Radio New Zealand’s award-winning drive-time news programme.

  • 7:00 PM. RNZ National

    Relay of RNZ National, including news on the hour.

  • 8:00 PM. Pacific Regional News

  • 8:08 PM. Dateline Pacific

    A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

  • 8:28 PM. Melanesian Update

    The latest news in Solomon Islands Pidgin (Tok Pisin) , followed by BuzzFM News from our partners in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

  • 9:00 PM. RNZ National

    Relay of RNZ National, including news on the hour.

  • 10:00 PM. Lately

    Lately with Karyn Hay ia  a late night radio show, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories

  • 11:00 PM. RNZ National

    Relay of RNZ National, including news on the hour.

  • 11:28 PM. The Wantok Program

    30 minutes of news and current affairs from ABC Australia from Monday to Friday in Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin, Solomon Islands Pijin and Vanuatu Bislama pidgin languages.