Tag Archives: Radio New Zealand

Lindauer Portraits on Show in San Francisco

Lindauer Portraits on Show in San Francisco

Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tamaki, is touring 31 portraits of Maori by the famed artist Gottfried Lindauer, which will be on display at San Francisco’s de Young Fine Arts Museum through to April…

Pero Cameron to be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Pero Cameron to be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Former New Zealand basketball player Pero Cameron, 43, will be inducted into the International Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Geneva in late September. Cameron attended two Olympic Games and three World Championships…

NZ Cyclists Claim Winning Medal Haul

NZ Cyclists Claim Winning Medal Haul

“The New Zealand track cycling team won four medals on the final night of riding at the latest World Cup in Los Angeles to be crowned the overall round winner,” as reported by

NZ Radio Wins at NY Festival Awards

NZ Radio Wins at NY Festival Awards

Radio New Zealand and Newstalk ZB have taken out several awards at the New York Festivals® International Radio Program Awards, which honour the World’s Best Radio Programs℠. “This year’s entries focused on the critical issues…

Fiona Pardington’s Art Earns Top French Honour

Fiona Pardington’s Art Earns Top French Honour

New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington has been named a Knight (Chevalier) in the Order of Arts and Letters by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at a ceremony held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Pardington…

Kathryn Ryan Wins 2015 International Radio Personality of the Year Award

Kathryn Ryan Wins 2015 International Radio Personality of the Year Award

RNZ National’s Nine to Noon presenter, Kathryn Ryan has been awarded the 2015 International Radio Personality of the Year Award. “For fifteen hours of live broadcasting to be so outstanding every week is testament to…

Stan Walker Live at Radio New Zealand

Stan Walker Live at Radio New Zealand

Listen to Stan Walker as he performs ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours’ and ‘A Change is Gonna Come’ in session with Lavina Williams, Moses Atiola, Masi Ropati, LaCoco Sasa-Tepania…

Sam and James O’Connor Row for Winning Oxford Team

Sam and James O’Connor Row for Winning Oxford Team

New Zealand brothers Sam and James O’Connor have helped Oxford University beat Cambridge in the annual University Boat Races held on the River Thames in London. Sam, 27, (pictured left) who has competed in and…

Top New Zealand Radio Presenter Recognised Internationally

Top New Zealand Radio Presenter Recognised Internationally

Radio New Zealand presenter Kim Hill has been awarded a Gold Medal for Best Talk Show Host by the Grand Jury at the 2013 New York Festival Radio Awards. This is Hill’s second major…

Radio New Zealand Wins Gold

Radio New Zealand Wins Gold

New Zealand’s top ranking radio station, Radio New Zealand, has won gold at the 2012 New York Festival Radio Awards for their Christchurch earthquake documentary, Broken River. Broken River received the top…

In Praise of Hard Work

In Praise of Hard Work

Radio New Zealand has received a Gold Medal at the recent New York Festival Radio Awards for its documentary on the life of Mount Everest conqueror, Sir Edmund Hillary. The medal went to ‘It’s…

Roy’s New World

Roy’s New World

New Zealand journalist Andrew Roy has been named as the new head of news at BBC World, the global television channel with 76 million viewers. Roy, who hails from Christchurch and started his career…