Media Releases

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  • 682,700 New Zealanders tune in to RNZ

    Another standout radio survey confirms RNZ stations have significantly increased their audience, reaching and engaging with more New Zealanders in a healthy and thriving radio industry.

    Released 1:00 pm on 12 July 2018

  • RNZ Welcomes Funding Increase

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

    Released 1:04 pm on 11 July 2018

  • Gold Awards for RNZ in New York

    The RNZ podcast series The Lost has won a gold award for excellence for its presenter Paloma Migone at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio Awards announced in Manhattan this morning. (NZ time)

    Released 11:29 am on 19 June 2018

  • RNZ Welcomes Investment in Public Media

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

    Released 2:49 pm on 17 May 2018

  • RNZ Content Partnership with Pacific Media Centre

    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 Centre.

    Released 9:35 am on 16 May 2018

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

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

    Released 8:44 am on 14 May 2018

  • RNZ Welcomes Appointment of Dr. Jim Mather

    RNZ has welcomed the appointment of Dr. Jim Mather as the new Chair of Radio New Zealand’s Board of Governors.

    Released 10:04 am on 8 May 2018

  • RNZ News briefings – Just ask Alexa!

    RNZ’s popular hourly bulletins are now available as a Flash Briefing for Amazon Alexa - the voice-activated service from Amazon.

    Released 4:54 pm on 21 March 2018

  • RNZ and Scoop Publishing Announce Content Partnership

    RNZ and Scoop Publishing have announced a content-sharing agreement which will see RNZ content available on, an independent news website reaching more than 500,000 readers a month.

    Released 9:43 am on 20 February 2018

  • Ours: Treasures from Te Papa

    A unique creative collaboration between RNZ and Te Papa will mark the museum’s 20th anniversary this week by showcasing an eclectic and surprisingly diverse collection of national treasures.

    Released 9:24 am on 12 February 2018

  • Karyn Hay Returns to Radio

    Popular broadcaster Karyn Hay returns to radio in February with an innovative new weeknight show, Lately with Karyn Hay, on RNZ National.

    Released 9:08 am on 15 January 2018

  • RNZ and Indian Newslink Announce Content Partnership

    RNZ has announced a content-sharing agreement with the Auckland-based publisher Indian Newslink.

    Released 1:41 pm on 8 January 2018

  • Strong Audiences Across Multiple Platforms for RNZ

    Radio listenership remains a key factor in the RNZ success story as the public broadcaster broadens its appeal and delivers more services to more people across multiple media platforms.

    Released 1:30 pm on 14 December 2017

  • John Campbell – International Presenter of the Year

    RNZ National’s Checkpoint presenter, John Campbell, has won the 2017 AIB International Presenter of the Year Award in London.

    Released 8:21 am on 3 November 2017

  • What Are You Supposed to Be? RNZ Launches Audio-Visual Children’s Content

    In a first-ever three-way creative collaboration with a major publisher, and an international children’s author and illustrator, RNZ’s Treasure Chest enters the amazing world of animated books for children with an absolutely irresistible moving book.

    Released 9:59 am on 31 October 2017

  • RNZ launches the New Zealand Wars project - Stories of Ruapekapeka

    Just five years after the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi relationships between Māori and the British government had turned sour. The world’s then-biggest superpower was about to take aim at one of the most sophisticated military installations it had ever tackled, anywhere in the world.

    Released 9:21 am on 26 October 2017

  • RNZ Rides the Radio Wave - 691,600 New Zealanders now tune to RNZ

    Over 691,000 people are now tuning in to RNZ’s radio stations in an average week – the highest figure ever recorded.

    Released 1:01 pm on 5 October 2017

  • International Recognition for RNZ’s Multimedia Journalism

    RNZ has been shortlisted alongside some of the world’s leading broadcasters and news organisations in the prestigious Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) awards announced in the UK. An international panel of judges has recognised RNZ’s multimedia excellence in audio, video, and presentation categories.

    Released 1:37 pm on 26 September 2017

  • RNZ Breaks New Ground With ‘Election17’

    RNZ brings a completely new focus to this year’s election coverage.

    Released 8:31 am on 22 August 2017

  • RNZ Audiences Continue to Grow

    RNZ’s audience growth continues to strengthen reaching more New Zealanders than before on the back of another strong radio survey and growing online audiences.

    Released 12:59 pm on 13 July 2017

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