A consummate broadcaster, Mike brings to the breakfast show years of experience as a radio broadcaster in Wellington and Christchurch. Personality interviews with the day's news makers and comments on the issues of the day. Mike's insightfulness and knowledge of world and NZ events makes him the most entertaining and informative breakfast host in the country.
Chris Lynch is an award winning journalist, beginning his broadcasting career at Canterbury Television and returning to his hometown of Christchurch after working on TVNZ’s Close Up programme for four years, producing many feature stories on issues facing the city post-quake.
Chris is no stranger to Newstalk ZB, having worked as a reporter covering the South Island's West Coast, as well as working at the network's headquarters in Auckland. In 2012, he picked up the award for Best Reporter on a Daily Current Affairs Programme at the TV Awards.
Despite Chris' obsession for hard hitting news and current affairs, he's also worked with the Walt Disney Company in a creative role.
He's built apartments. He's been a Mr Whippy. He's been in the army. Had a job in the meatworks. Ran a Karate club. Was a barman in the original Porirua Tavern. He's had his own TV show. He's travelled. Danny Watson has been there and done that. The 12-4pm host on Newstalk ZB believes it all adds up to one thing - being able to relate to his audience of anyone, anywhere.
Larry’s middle name should have been golf. But it’s not. It’s Stephen.
When Larry isn’t playing or thinking about golf he’s breaking news stories and putting the news makers under the spotlight.
Special segments on his weekday 4 to 7pm programme include political and overseas correspondents and a one hour business segment from 6 to 7pm.
Kerre McIvor (née Woodham) is the host of New Zealand's number one night-time talk show. With her sharp wit, sassiness, empathy and entertainment and knowledge, she's someone you won't want to miss on air.
She also has a weekly column in the Herald on Sunday and is an avid reader.
One of the nation's most recognisable news faces interviews the day's news makers and comments on the issues of the day.
Live from New York City, his fresh approach to the news and opinions of New Zealanders makes him your most entertaining choice on Saturday mornings.
It’s been a long road in broadcasting before Andrew Dickens came to Newstalk ZB. Starting at Radio B as Station Manager in the 80s, Andrew has been around the world on radio. Not only has he been on air in Hamilton, Wanganui, Greymouth and Wellington but he’s also been a breakfast host in London and even Monaco. Then, there was 13 years as breakfast host on Auckland’s Classic Hits.
He’s a qualified journalist, a father of 2 boys (who are eating him out of house and home) and the owner of an unruly Labradoodle.
Pam Corkery has been around so long she has come back into fashion! The multi-award winning journalist/broadcaster is back in radio after a self-imposed break, co-hosting Newstalk ZB’s twice-weekly "The Two".
Pam has worked in all media both here and in Australia, has served one term in Parliament as a member of The Alliance and is a regular commentator on politics. Her most treasured self-description these days is recovering addict and 2013 marks four years of being alcohol and drug-free.
Pam has put 30 years research into the “disease of more,” during which her motto was, “I’ll have another large one,” of anything - including husbands, of which she has had three. She also has two sensational daughters, is completing a memoir entitled "No-one Ever Died of Embarrassment," and is writing TV drama.
Tim Roxborogh joined the Newstalk ZB team in July 2011 and brings with him more than a decade of broadcasting experience in Auckland music radio. A former breakfast host and music director, Tim is also a trained journalist with a blog at roxboroghreport.blogspot.com.
A keen world traveller with a love of people, history and adventure, Tim spent seven childhood years in Malaysia and has also travelled extensively throughout South-East Asia, North America, Central America, Australia and the UK.
With passions as varied as cricket, the Bee Gees and black civil rights, Tim shares a unique perspective on any topic.
The sports voice of radio. Murray has identified himself as someone prepared to take on the sports establishment and ask the hard questions.
A former top sportsman himself, Murray is respected by leading sports people and administrators, and they frequently appear on his programme.
While Murray has covered international major sports events all over the world, he also has a special affinity for the lesser lights of sports.
Tony Veitch is one of New Zealand’s leading sports journalists, winning numerous awards.
He has the respect of sportspeople and sporting officials and is known for his hard-hitting interviews.
Veitchy is a keen golfer, follower of the NRL, and loves his test cricket.
Bruce Russell likes to bring his sense of humour to his talk show, but the serious issues are also tackled and there are many times callers just need someone to talk to in the middle of the night.
He is widely read, and can talk with people on just about any subject they raise, even the - er - unusual topics, although he has special interest in movies and the entertainment world.
Ruud 'The Bug Man' Kleinpaste is a
former entomologist with MAF and has been part of the ZB team since hosting
his first show in 1987. He has had many television appearances in New
Zealand and overseas, including his own series on the Discovery Channel.
6 to 8:30am weekday
For all the top interviews, the Mike Hosking Breakfast brings you the stories that set the day's news agenda. Mike asks newsmakers the hard questions, hears from top correspondents around the world and looks at what's making the business world tick.Go to Show Page
Midday to 4pm weekdays
He's built apartments. He's been a Mr Whippy. He's been in the army. Had a job in the meatworks. Run a Karate club. Was a barman in the original Porirua Tavern. He's had his own TV show. He's travelled, been a farmer, a conservationist and a bee keeper. Danny Watson has been there and done that.Go to Show Page
7pm to 8pm weeknights
Murray Deaker and Mark Watson take your calls on anything and everything to do with sport from 7pm weeknights in Sportstalk
With Nigel Yalden
6am to 9am
Start off the weekend with a pick 'n' mix of farming, gardening, the garage sale and local sport. It's Saturday Breakfast on Newstalk ZB (Note: programming varies from region to region)
With Tony Veitch
Keep up with the latest sporting news from around the country and around the world with Veitch on Saturday
6pm to midnight Saturday
It's all about the music and memories with Bruce Russell every Saturday night
6am to 9am Sunday
A bit of gardening, a bit of sport, and the best bits from the week - it's Sunday Breakfast on Newstalk ZB. It starts off at 6am with The Best of Mike Hosking and Leighton Smith (Sean Plunket in Wellington and Mike Yardley in Christchurch), followed by Ruud's Awakening with Ruud 'The Bug Man' Kleinpaste, and then at 8am, Peter Montgomery recaps the weekend's sporting action in Sportsworld
Midday to 6pm
Deaker on Sunday is presented by New Zealand's most awarded sports broadcaster, Murray Deaker. It is a mixture of very strong opinion, interviews with the newsmakers, and contributions from passionate sports fans. Join Murray Deaker every Sunday as he dissects the world of sport from midday to 6pm.
Midnight to 6am
Start the day with a wrap up of news from around New Zealand on 5:30 Live