The Radio Network
Friday, October 31, 2008
Newstalk ZB Number One
The Radio Network today reported that Newstalk ZB is again the most listened to radio station in New Zealand, with 448,500# different listeners. This gives Newstalk ZB a market leading, 12.9%* share of listening in New Zealand according to the latest radio survey released today by Research International.
“Newstalk ZB has cleaned-up in this ratings round” said TRN chief executive John McElhinney, commenting on the latest results. “Newstalk ZB has delivered an outstanding result driven by the success of Paul Holmes with a number one national breakfast share of 17.6%^ including yet another number one in Auckland, number one in Wellington and number two in Christchurch”.
“We thank the over 1,400,000# people who choose to make TRN the most listened to radio company in New Zealand” said Mr. McElhinney.
TRN now has a 47.3%* share of all radio listening. This is a record high for the company’s eight radio station brands.”
About the Radio Network (TRN):
The Radio Network operates 128 stations in New Zealand under eight brands – Newstalk ZB, ZM, Classic Hits, Radio Sport, Radio Hauraki, Easy Mix, Coast and Flava. The Radio Network is jointly owned by Clear Channel Communications and APN News and Media through Australian Radio Network. (www.radionetwork.co.nz)
For further details contact:
John McElhinney 021 528 134
Source: Research International Radio Audience Measurement Surveys 2-2008
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* National 10+ Share Monday to Sunday 12mn - 12mn
^ National 10+ Share Monday to Friday 6am – 9am