National

RNZ National broadcasts 24 hours a day, featuring the best in news, current affairs, Māori programming, series, readings and music – plus podcasts, a live audio feed and on-demand programmes.

Navigation for Station navigation

What’s on

Featured stories

VIDEO PREMIERE: Bridges ‘Weightless Without’

1 minute ago

RNZ Music is proud to present the new single and lyric video from Kiwi indie-rock musician Bridges. ‘Weightless Without’ is the first single from her upcoming debut EP.

Programmes

More programmes

Presenters

More presenters

Popular audio

More popular audio

Latest audio

More latest audio

Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

A selection of the best RNZ National interviews, features, music and drama

5:00 AM. First Up with Indira Stewart

New Zealand's early morning wake-up call

6:00 AM. Morning Report

RNZ's three-hour breakfast news show with news and interviews, bulletins on the hour and half-hour, including:

6:20 and 6:50 Business News

6:26 Rural News

6:48 and 7:45 NZ Newspapers

9:06 AM. Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan

Current affairs and topics of interest, including:

10:45 The Reading: Highlighting New Zealand writing and performance

Noon Midday Report with Mani Dunlop

RNZ news, followed by updates and reports until 1.00pm, including:

12:16 Business News

12:26 Sport

12:34 Rural News

12:43 Worldwatch

1:06 PM. Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

An upbeat mix of the curious and the compelling, ranging from the stories of the day to the great questions of our time (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Panel with Wallace Chapman

An hour of discussion, featuring a range of panellists from right along the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests (RNZ)

5:00 PM. Checkpoint with Lisa Owen

RNZ's weekday drive-time news and current affairs programme

6:30 PM. Trending Now

Highlighting the RNZ stories you're sharing on-line

7:06 PM. Nights with Bryan Crump

RNZ's weeknight programme of entertainment and information

8:30 PM. Windows on the World

International public radio features and documentaries

10:00 PM. News at Ten

A roundup of today's news and sport

11:04 PM. Music 101 Pocket edition

Tony Stamp wraps up the highlights from Music 101, while serving up the latest in new music (RNZ)

This week’s schedule