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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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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  • New York Gold for Kim Hill

    Radio New Zealand presenter Kim Hill has won her second major international broadcasting award of the past year, being awarded a Gold Medal by the Grand Jury at the 2013 New York Festival Radio Awards.

    Released 11:44 am on 18 June 2013
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  • Appointment of Radio New Zealand Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief

    The Board of Radio New Zealand has today appointed Paul Thompson as the next Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief of the national public service broadcaster.

    Released 4:50 pm on 13 June 2013
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  • Kim Hill Returns to Morning Report

    International Radio Personality of the Year, Kim Hill, is to step in and co-present New Zealand’s most popular radio programme, Morning Report, while long serving presenter Geoff Robinson takes a break in June.

    Released 12:59 pm on 30 May 2013
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  • Kim Hill Scoops New Zealand Radio Awards

    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 6:10 pm on 16 May 2013
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  • Radio New Zealand starts search for new CEO

    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 4:37 pm on 18 January 2013
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  • Radio New Zealand Tops Ratings for 2012

    Audience figures released today show that Radio New Zealand National was New Zealand’s top rating radio station in 2012.

    Released 12:16 pm on 14 January 2013
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  • Kim Hill wins AIB International Radio Personality of the Year

    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 1:53 pm on 8 November 2012
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  • Awards Recognise Radio New Zealand Journalists

    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 3:15 pm on 25 October 2012
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  • Radio New Zealand launches new Android App

    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 2:32 pm on 25 October 2012
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  • Radio New Zealand Ranked Among the Best in the World

    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 1:23 pm on 2 October 2012
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  • Radio Ngāti Porou to broadcast Te Manu Kōrihi News from Radio New Zealand

    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 10:59 am on 4 September 2012
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  • Celebrating Fifty Years of Radio New Zealand News

    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 9:39 am on 3 July 2012
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  • New York Gold for Radio New Zealand

    Radio New Zealand's Christchurch earthquake documentary, Broken River, has won a gold medal in the prestigious New York Festival Radio Awards

    Released 10:00 am on 19 June 2012
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  • Civil Defence Role Recognised in Radio Awards

    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 9:31 am on 11 May 2012
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  • Radio New Zealand Dominates News Awards

    Radio New Zealand dominated the news categories when the 2012 New Zealand Radio Awards were announced this evening.

    Released 9:23 am on 11 May 2012
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