Newstalk ZB



Total listeners
per week


Weekly unique



About Newstalk ZB

When you want to know what's happening within New Zealand or around the world, and you need to know right now, turn to Newstalk ZB first for breaking news. Newstalk ZB is New Zealand's credible source of news and information.

Audience Information

Newstalk ZB listeners are information seekers ranging between 30-60 years old. They have established an affluent lifestyle, and are often business owners and decision makers. They are purchasers of household goods and big ticket items.

Online Audience

  • 197,200 people tune into Newstalk ZB on iHeartRadio


  • Early Edition with Kate Hawkesby: 5am-6am - No-nonsense journalistic approach and hard hitting opinion
  • The Mike Hosking Breakfast: 6am-9am - New Zealand's leading current affairs host
  • Kerre McIvor Mornings: 9am-12pm - News, opinion, analysis, lifestyle and entertainment - we've got your morning listening covered
  • Canterbury Mornings with Chris Lynch: 9am-12pm - Chris's show is live, local and number one in Christchurch
  • The Country with Jamie MacKay: 12pm-1pm - Jamie delivers your daily fix of everything going on in NZ's biggest industry, along with a generous side-serve of news, sports and politics
  • Andrew Dickens Monday Afternoons: 12pm-4pm - Sharp and smart, Andrew is always informative and entertaining
  • Si and Phil Afternoons (Tuesday to Friday): 12pm-4pm - Simon Barnett and Phil Gifford to discuss and debate the issues that matter most to New Zealanders
  • Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive: 4pm-7pm - Dynamic, sharp and connected - Heather Du Plessis-Allan means business
  • Sportstalk with D'Arcy Waldegrave: 7pm-8pm - Newstalk ZB's daily sports show
  • Marcus Lush Nights: 8pm-12am - Marcus engages Kiwis from all walks of life, discussing the issues that matter most

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Newstalk ZB Regions


Markets throughout NZ


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