Newstalk ZB


Announcers


KATE HAWKESBY


A fresh and intelligent start to your day.


Kate Hawkesby’s no-nonsense journalistic approach, hard-hitting opinion and engaging sense of humour bring Early Edition to life every day of the week.


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


 


MIKE HOSKING


Open your mind to the world with New Zealand’s number one breakfast show.


Without question, as New Zealand’s number one talk host, Mike Hosking sets the day’s agenda. The sharpest voice and mind in the business, Mike drives strong opinion, delivers the best talent, and always leaves you wanting more. There are many sides to Mike. He’s ambitious and insightful, a family man and loving husband, a news junkie and social influencer.


His quick wit, intelligent conversation and bold approach ensure the audience is up to date and informed as they plough into their busy day. The Mike Hosking Breakfast always cuts through and delivers the best.


 


KERRE MCIVOR


This is the show that delivers a little bit of everything. News, opinion, analysis, lifestyle and entertainment – we’ve got your morning listening covered.


Join Kerre McIvor one of New Zealand’s best loved personalities as she dishes up a bold, sharp and energetic show Monday to Friday 9am-12md.


 


ANDREW DICKENS


Sharp and smart. With decades of broadcasting experience behind him, Andrew Dickens has worked around the world across multiple radio genres. His bold, sharp and energetic approach is always informative and entertaining.


Kicking off with The Hour, Andrew gives you a comprehensive wrap from around the country of the 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.


 


THE COUNTRY WITH JAMIE MACKAY


New Zealand’s flagship rural radio show. As a former sheep farmer and a current equity partner in a Southland dairy farm, Jamie Mackay knows agribusiness.


He delivers your daily fix of everything going on in NZ's biggest industry, along with a generous side-serve of news, sports and politics. Tapping into contacts throughout the industry, Jamie always gets to the heart of a story.


 


LARRY WILLIAMS


With a straight down the middle approach, Larry Williams Drive on Newstalk ZB delivers the very latest news and views to New Zealanders as they wrap up their day.


Assertive, direct and opinionated, Larry is well respected by leading news makers, business leaders and political insiders. As well as setting the news agenda, this show has a major focus on local and international business, ensuring our listeners are engaged and informed. Larry Williams is a driving force at the centre of New Zealand’s biggest newsroom and number one radio station.


 


MARCUS LUSH


If you’ve always wanted to join a movement now’s your chance. Marcus Lush engages Kiwis from all walks of life, discussing the issues that matter most.


His sharp wit, depth of knowledge and crazy idiosyncrasies create what has become one of New Zealand’s most loved programs. Just as much at home in the metropolis as he is in the Deep South, Marcus has the ability to relate to everyone, no matter their background.

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