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  • Mihingarangi Forbes Joins Radio New Zealand (5 June 2015)

    The international award winning Māori broadcaster Mihingarangi Forbes (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Paoa) is to join Radio New Zealand as Specialist Correspondent, Māori Affairs.

    Released 1:05 pm on 9 July 2015

  • iHeartRadio NZ to Stream Radio New Zealand (17 April - 2015)

    Radio New Zealand is joining the iHeartRadio New Zealand platform, further strengthening its position as the country’s leading digital streaming offering. NZME’s Group Strategy and Operations Director, Carolyn Luey says with Radio New Zealand recognised for its high quality and diverse programming, the partnership adds even greater depth to the existing local selection of stations.

    Released 1:03 pm on 9 July 2015

  • Parliament Returns to Radio New Zealand National

    Three long-running radio programmes dissecting the day to day processes and activities of Parliament are returning to Radio New Zealand National after a break of several years.

    Released 12:24 pm on 4 February 2015

  • Carol Hirschfeld Joins Radio New Zealand

    Radio New Zealand CEO, Paul Thompson, has announced that Carol Hirschfeld, the former General Manager Production for Maori TV, is to join Radio New Zealand as Head of Content and Radio New Zealand Networks Presentation Manager, John Howson, has been appointed to the new role as Head of Radio.

    Released 12:24 pm on 30 September 2014

  • Young Voters Want Politicians to Grow Up

    Young voters want answers to the questions that directly affect them – but it seems as much as anything, they want politicians to grow up.

    Released 8:40 am on 3 September 2014

  • Glen Scanlon to Head Digital Media at Radio New Zealand

    Radio New Zealand has announced the appointment of Glen Scanlon to the recently created position of head of digital media.

    Released 3:29 pm on 20 August 2014

  • Naked Scientists exposed on Radio New Zealand

    Radio New Zealand and BBC Radio 5 Live's ‘Naked Scientists’ have joined forces to produce two exciting one-hour shows featuring the BBC’s popular science team.

    Released 4:10 pm on 1 August 2014

  • The Power of Two - Checkpoint Changes on Radio New Zealand National

    Change is in the air with presenters Mary Wilson and Jim Mora looking forward to combining their complementary talents for two hours as co-hosts of Checkpoint from next Monday 7th July on Radio New Zealand National.

    Released 3:25 pm on 3 July 2014

  • Changes to Afternoon Programming - Radio New Zealand National

    Simon Mercep takes over from Jim Mora as host of Afternoons on Radio New Zealand National from 1pm to 4pm this afternoon in the first stage of a two-step process of change for the network's afternoon and drive time news programming.

    Released 10:32 am on 12 May 2014

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

    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.

    Released 7:45 pm on 8 May 2014

  • Composer Competition for Gallipoli Centenary

    2015 is the centenary of the Gallipoli landings. As part of commemorations, Australia’s ABC Classic FM and Radio New Zealand Concert are inviting Australian and New Zealand composers to submit original compositions in their joint competition Gallipoli Songs.

    Released 1:50 pm on 1 May 2014

  • New Format for Sunday Morning and a dream role for Wallace Chapman

    Radio New Zealand has announced a significant change for the Sunday Morning programme when Wallace Chapman hosts his first show on Sunday 30th  March on Radio New Zealand National. 

    Released 1:05 pm on 10 March 2014

  • Guyon Espiner to co-present Morning Report

    High profile political journalist and broadcaster Guyon Espiner will replace Morning Report presenter Geoff Robinson on Radio New Zealand’s top-rating news programme.

    Released 10:34 am on 30 December 2013

  • Wallace Chapman to host Sunday Morning

    Radio New Zealand has announced the appointment of Wallace Chapman as the new host for Sunday Morning on Radio New Zealand National, replacing Chris Laidlaw who presents his final programme tomorrow, Sunday 22nd December.

    Released 11:41 am on 21 December 2013

  • Geoff Robinson Replacement Sought

    Radio New Zealand has begun its search to replace Morning Report presenter Geoff Robinson.

    Released 10:03 am on 4 December 2013

  • Geoff Robinson Announces Retirement

    Radio New Zealand National presenter, Geoff Robinson, is to retire in April next year after a broadcasting career spanning more than 40 years.

    Released 9:04 am on 28 November 2013

  • Radio New Zealand in the Steps of Douglas Mawson

    Radio New Zealand’s Our Changing World presenter, Veronika Meduna, has joined a group of international scientists on the first leg of an expedition to explore the sub-antarctic islands, studying climatic change and its impact on the islands' ecology.

    Released 11:55 am on 27 November 2013

  • Radio New Zealand Launches THEWIRELESS

    Up front, in-depth and in tune, Radio New Zealand’s new online network, THEWIRELESS, delivers multi-platform public service media to a generation of New Zealanders who have grown up in a digital age.

    Released 5:02 pm on 31 October 2013

  • International Recognition for Online Innovation

    Radio New Zealand has been selected as a finalist in the international World Summit Awards which honour excellence in multimedia creativity and promote the world’s most innovative online applications.

    Released 11:06 am on 1 August 2013

  • Radio New Zealand CEO to Depart in July

    The Board of Radio New Zealand and incumbent Chief Executive and Editor in Chief, Peter Cavanagh, have reached a mutual agreement that will result in Peter Cavanagh terminating his contract with Radio New Zealand on Friday 12th July.

    Released 3:27 pm on 5 July 2013

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