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Released 6:10 pm on 16 May 2013
International Radio Personality of the Year, Kim Hill, has been recognised by New Zealand radio industry colleagues and award judges in the 2013 New Zealand Radio Awards announced today.
Released 4:37 pm on 18 January 2013
Radio New Zealand has initiated an appointment process to find a replacement for Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief, Peter Cavanagh, when he completes his term later this year.
Released 12:16 pm on 14 January 2013
Audience figures released today show that Radio New Zealand National was New Zealand’s top rating radio station in 2012.
Released 1:53 pm on 8 November 2012
Kim Hill is the 2012 International Radio Personality of the Year. The announcement was made at a glittering award ceremony in London attended by senior executives, producers and journalists from radio and television organisations around the world.
Released 3:15 pm on 25 October 2012
Awards have been announced for two senior Radio New Zealand journalists, Karen Brown, and Susan Murray, recognising their outstanding achievements in areas of specialist reporting.
Released 2:32 pm on 25 October 2012
Many more New Zealanders will be able to access Radio New Zealand content through their smartphones following the release this week of a new application specifically designed for Android phones.
Released 1:23 pm on 2 October 2012
Radio New Zealand has been ranked among the world’s best broadcasters with two finalists in the international AIB Media Excellence Awards announced in London.
Released 10:59 am on 4 September 2012
The East Coast region's iwi radio station, Radio Ngāti Porou, is to begin broadcasting Radio New Zealand's well-respected Te Manu Kōrihi Māori news bulletins.
Released 9:39 am on 3 July 2012
On Sunday 8 July Radio New Zealand celebrates fifty years of Radio New Zealand News with a special Insight programme looking back over half a century of independent news from Radio New Zealand.
Released 10:00 am on 19 June 2012
Radio New Zealand's Christchurch earthquake documentary, Broken River, has won a gold medal in the prestigious New York Festival Radio Awards
Released 9:31 am on 11 May 2012
Radio New Zealand's role in reporting the impact of a sequence of natural disasters in 2011 has been recognised in the 2012 New Zealand Radio Awards, announced last night.
Released 9:23 am on 11 May 2012
Radio New Zealand dominated the news categories when the 2012 New Zealand Radio Awards were announced this evening.
Released 10:16 am on 27 April 2012
A new report by international market research company Nielsen which includes New Zealand media trends, confirms that Radio New Zealand National was the top ranking radio station in New Zealand in 2011 with a market share of 11.1%.
Released 10:48 am on 9 March 2012
Our Changing World heads to central Otago to join an international team of palaeontologists at an extraordinary fossil site
Released 12:15 pm on 2 February 2012
Radio New Zealand has released a new version of its popular iPhone application which now allows its listeners to listen live or on-demand anywhere in the world.
Released 1:17 pm on 20 October 2011
Appointment explores the phenomenon known as "Salomania" - the craze for wicked women that occurred around the turn of the 20th century
Released 4:27 pm on 28 September 2011
Radio New Zealand's quality public service broadcasting, long recognised by New Zealand audiences, has once again been acknowledged by experts from the tough and very competitive international broadcasting industry.
Released 12:59 pm on 2 September 2011
Radio New Zealand has further strengthened its award winning News team with the appointment of Karen Mangnall as Pacific Issues Correspondent.
Released 9:18 am on 26 August 2011
Radio New Zealand National is the country's most popular station for live radio listening according to latest Nielsen Media All New Zealand Radio Survey results.
Released 3:07 pm on 17 August 2011
Radio New Zealand will carry a live broadcast of the state funeral service for Sir Paul Reeves from 11:00 am on Thursday 18th August, on Radio New Zealand National.
Released 12:23 pm on 15 August 2011
On Tuesday 9 August Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) launched a new online feature called New Flags Flying. The online service features extensive archival audio and transcripts of 16 former Pacific leaders as they remember the move to independence and self government in the Pacific.
Released 2:48 pm on 29 April 2011
Radio New Zealand's agenda setting breakfast news programme, Morning Report, will be co-presented from Auckland and Wellington from Monday 2nd May.
Released 1:55 pm on 22 December 2010
On Saturday 1 January (New Years Day), Radio New Zealand Concert is broadcasting a live recording of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's ground-breaking concert in Vienna.
Released 9:53 am on 16 December 2010
Radio New Zealand has launched its first iPhone application, allowing iPhone users to listen to recent audio from Radio New Zealand programmes anytime and anywhere they choose.
Released 4:09 pm on 2 November 2010
Radio New Zealand has appointed seasoned broadcasting journalist, Simon Mercep, as the new co-presenter of New Zealand's highest rating breakfast radio programme, Morning Report.
Released 4:08 pm on 22 September 2010
Fault Lines: The Canterbury Earthquake of 2010 focusses on the personal experiences of those affected
Released 9:59 am on 7 October 2009
The Forum, a BBC World Service weekly discussion show that brings together acclaimed thinkers to explore and challenge thoughts and ideas from outside their own discipline, is recording a series of programmes in partnership with ABC Radio National and Radio New Zealand during October.
Released 11:01 am on 7 July 2009
Radio New Zealand has received a Gold Medal from the prestigious New York Festival Radio Awards for 'It's One Thing To Climb A Mountain', a documentary by veteran producer, Jack Perkins, on the life of Sir Edmund Hillary.
Released 3:02 pm on 22 June 2009
Three talented and experienced broadcasters will step in for Kim Hill on Radio New Zealand National as she takes a three week break from her popular Saturday Morning programme.
Released 12:27 pm on 11 May 2009
Radio New Zealand National has been named New Zealand's best radio station at the 2009 New Zealand Radio Awards in Auckland.
Released 1:00 pm on 14 January 2009
Radio New Zealand will broadcast two of its flagship shows from Canterbury next week and it'll be the Yin and Yang of summer programming!
Released 12:46 pm on 12 January 2009
Radio New Zealand listeners embraced online listening through the internet in record numbers during 2008.
Released 1:05 pm on 29 October 2008
Nielsen Media research figures to be published in the 2008 Radio New Zealand Annual Report next month show almost one in five New Zealanders over the age of fifteen tune in to Radio New Zealand networks during an average week.
Released 9:36 am on 22 October 2008
In what is believed to be a first for radio broadcasting in New Zealand, Radio New Zealand's flagship news programme, Morning Report, will be broadcast live from both Washington and Wellington between October 30th and November 6th.
Released 9:15 am on 17 October 2008
Radio New Zealand disputes the claim by commercial network Newstalk ZB that their introduction of webcams to studios is the first such venture for a major radio station in New Zealand.
Released 9:11 am on 17 October 2008
Sir Roger Douglas, Michael Cullen, and Bill English will trade economic policies with Jeanette Fitzsimons, Peter Dunne, Jim Anderton, Pita Sharples, and Doug Woolerton, in what promises to be a critical ninety minute election debate in Christchurch this Sunday.
Released 11:43 am on 26 September 2008
Radio New Zealand is celebrating 60 years of international shortwave broadcasting.
Released 8:28 am on 9 September 2008
Radio New Zealand has announced a further expansion to its popular internet service with the introduction of a fully searchable archive for many high profile Radio New Zealand National programmes.
Released 2:09 pm on 16 January 2008
Radio New Zealand will provide extensive coverage of the state funeral for Sir Edmund Hillary from St. Mary's Church in Auckland on Tuesday 22 January.
Released 11:34 am on 18 December 2007
Radio New Zealand presents its sizzling summer season from Boxing Day with an eclectic mix of programming fully supported by audio on demand and new podcast initiatives on New Zealand's number one radio website.
Released 1:50 pm on 14 December 2007
Radio New Zealand announced today that a new website service - Storytime Treasure Chest - will be launched on Saturday 22nd December - just in time for Christmas.
Released 4:15 pm on 27 November 2007
The following information relates to Radio New Zealand's 2007 audience research.
Released 1:26 pm on 21 November 2007
Radio New Zealand International has won the prestigious International Radio Station of the Year Award at the Association for International Broadcasting ( AIB ) Media Excellence Awards.
Released 10:03 am on 19 September 2007
Radio New Zealand today posted the full back catalogue of audio material from the popular New Zealand science programme 'Our Changing World' on its website.
Released 8:21 am on 18 September 2007
Radio New Zealand was announced as The Supreme Award winner of the 2007 Māori Language Week Awards which were announced last Friday night.
Released 4:14 pm on 14 September 2007
Radio New Zealand has appointed an experienced local radio journalist, Emma Lancaster, as its new Dunedin based regional reporter, providing specialist news coverage for the Otago - Southland region.
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