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EARLY EDITION WITH KATE HAWKESBY  5AM - 6AM

Each weekday from 5am Kate Hawkesby’s no-nonsense journalistic approach, hard-hitting opinion and engaging sense of humour bring Early Edition to life.

Covering the very latest international and local news developments, business, politics, sport and entertainment, Early Edition is the only place to get your full pre-breakfast fix.

MIKE HOSKING  6AM - 8.30AM

New Zealand’s leading current affairs host, Mike brings you interviews with the day's news makers, and comments on the issues of the day. Mike's insights and knowledge of world and local events makes his the most entertaining and informative breakfast show in New Zealand.


LEIGHTON SMITH  8.30AM - MIDDAY

Urbane and smooth, Leighton Smith delivers in-depth, meaningful and intelligent talkback. The views he delivers spark conversation, discussion and debate.


HEATHER DU PLESSIS-ALLAN (WELLINGTON) 8.30AM - MIDDAY

Heather du Plessis-Allan knows news and opinion.Working as a journalist for more than a decade, she’s covered some of theWorld’s biggest stories including the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in Pretoria, and the 2012 London Olympic Games.Covering all the issues that count, Wellington Mornings is the only place to be.


CHRIS LYNCH (CHRISTCHURCH) 8.30AM - MIDDAY

Chris Lynch is an award winning journalist. He began his broadcasting career at Canterbury Television and returned to his hometown of Christchurch after working on TVNZ’s Close Up program for four years. Chris will be keeping focus on everything Canterbury and making sure that all bases of this rebuild are covered.

ANDREW DICKENS  MIDDAY - 4PM (MON-FRI)

Kicking off with The Hour, Andrew gives you a comprehensive wrap from around the country of the days key news items, events and opinion.
This is followed by in-depth discussion and debate throughout the afternoon with a special focus on issues affecting everyday Kiwis.
Andrew’s bold, dynamic and energetic approach is always informative and entertaining.

LARRY WILLIAMS 4PM - 7PM

Larry speaks his mind – and often the mind of Grass-Roots New Zealand, too. Larry's show focuses on issues of the day, business analysis, and up to date news and traffic for the drive home.


SPORTSTALK 7PM - 8PM

D’Arcy Waldegrave takes your calls on anything and everything to do with sport from 7pm weeknights in Sportstalk.


MARCUS LUSH 8PM - MIDNIGHT (MON-FRI)

Popular and idiosyncratic media personality, Marcus Lush runs the gamut of broadcasting. Just as much at home in the metropolis as he is in the deep south, it means Marcus has the ability to relate to everyone, no matter their background.


JACK TAME 9AM - MIDDAY (SAT)

Jack Tame is a media juggernaut who shows no sign of slowing down. Not only does he host his own radio show, Jack also co-host's TVNZ's Breakfast. He spent 5 years in New York where he was based as TVNZ’s US Correspondent. Jack’s crisp perspective, style and enthusiasm makes for refreshing and entertaining Saturday morning radio. News, sport, books, music, gardens and celebrities – what better way to spend your Saturdays?

   
 

KERRE MCIVOR 9AM - MIDDAY (SUN)

One of our most popular hosts Kerre has moved to Sunday mornings. Wake up with a smile and join Kerre for compelling listening on a Sunday morning.