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Radio New Zealand Dominates Spoken Programme Categories - 2014 New Zealand Radio Awards

Released at 7:45 pm on 8 May 2014

Radio New Zealand has won all four categories in the Best Spoken Programmes section of the 2014 New Zealand Radio Awards announced this evening. Radio New Zealand has also won both New Zealand Produced Music Programme Awards.

Other significant awards include Peter Fowler for Best Individual Radio Journalist and Stephen Hewson for Best Individual Sports Journalist.

Radio New Zealand Winners:

Individual Radio Journalist of the Year - Peter Fowler

Best Music Feature  - Gareth Watkins for Carmen I Am Here, I Am Me

Best Recorded Live Music Event - Nick Atkinson and Andre Upston for Silver Scrolls 2013

Best Documentary or Feature Programme - Justin Gregory for Tim Prebble

Best Daily or Weekly Feature under 1 Hour - Nick Atkinson for The Music Mix

Best Daily or Weekly Feature over 1 Hour  - The Morning Report Team for Morning Report

Best Dramatic Production - Adam Macaulay and the drama team for The Train Set

Best Individual Sports Journalist - Stephen Hewson

Best Studio or Outside Broadcast Recording - Adrian Hollay for Messa Da Requium NZSO Concert

The New Zealand Radio Awards celebrate the very best in New Zealand radio and are open to all commercial and non- commercial stations.

The award announcements come after the latest Nielsen Media Trends research report confirmed that Radio New Zealand National was the top ranking radio station in New Zealand for the third successive year in 2013.