Veitch on Sport
VEITCH ON SPORT
New Zealand’s home of sports news, views and controversy.
Award-winning broadcaster Tony Veitch brings you all the latest sports news from around the world as it happens.
With the best contact book in the business, he talks to the biggest stars, the main players and dissects all the angles you need to know.
Inquisitive, impassioned and bold, Veitch captures a wide audience weekend in and weekend out on New Zealand’s number one talk station.
Tony's last show for Newstalk ZB was Saturday 22 December.
Veitchy signs off for the final time
Tony Veitch has left the building. After five years hosting the weekend afternoon slot on Newstalk ZB, Veitchy has signed off for the final time. As his show...
Denis Shapovalov on his breakthrough year and playing in Auckland
Tipped as one of the next big things in tennis, 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov spoke to Tony Veitch about being labelled as star of the future, what he's...
Gavin Larsen defends Black Caps rest and rotation
Black Caps selector Gavin Larsen joined the show to defend the Black Caps' decision to already rest key players for the West Indies ODI and T20 series. It was reported...
David White: 'T20 is our lifeline'
New Zealand Cricket boss David White says that test cricket is a "challenge" for NZC in many respects, and it's largely because the T20 game has taken off over the...
Peter Burling: Hosting America's Cup would be 'such an amazing thing' for NZ
America's Cup winning helmsman Peter Burling joined Tony Veitch to talk about Team New Zealand barring his Halberg nomination for Sportsman of the Year, the Volvo...
Caroline Wozniacki on her 'incredible' year, coming to Auckland for ASB Classic
Former tennis world number one Caroline Wozniacki joined Tony Veitch after her announcement for this summer's ASB Classic in Auckland. Listen to the full interview...
Disappointment after Team NZ bars Burling from Halberg Awards
Controversy for Team New Zealand this week, after the team decided not to put Peter Burling forward for Halberg nominations. Yachting NZ chief executive David Abercrombie...
Sir Ben Ainslie: Still our intention to enter America's Cup
Sir Ben Ainslie of BAR says it's still his firm intention to enter the America's Cup, but there's still a few areas to clean up with Team New Zealand. Sir Ben...
Phil Goff: No way Auckland's paying America's Cup hosting fee
Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff says there's no way Auckland ratepayers will be forking out a hosting fee to Emirates Team New Zealand for the America's Cup. He joined...
Kiwi league star Shaun Johnson apologises to fans for comments made after Cup loss
Kiwi rugby league star Shaun Johnson talks to Tony Veitch about the team's Rugby League World Cup campaign, and the subsequent abuse from fans and critiques online...
David Parker on America's Cup 'Talks progressing, though it's not a done deal'
David Parker, minister for economic development, talks to Tony Veitch about the options put forward for the America's Cup on Thursday. Also, news out of Team NZ...
Adam Blair "people wanted to see us fail and forget how tough this game is."
Kiwi's captain Adam Blair talks to Tony Veitch after his side's loss to Fiji in the RLWC quarter-finals last night.
David Kidwell takes aim at lack of fan support during RLWC
Kiwi's rugby league coach David Kidwell talks to Tony Veitch after his side's underwhelming performance against Fiji last night, which saw them knocked out of the...
Trainer says heavyweight world champ Joseph Parker has plenty more to offer
Kevin Barry, trainer of Kiwi boxer and heavyweight world champion Joseph Parker, talks to Tony Veitch about the young athlete's last 12 months. He discusses why...
Sport Minister: Can't make promises on providing free-to-air sport
Minister of Sport and Recreation/Minister of Finance Grant Robertson talks to Tony Veitch about the government's plan for sport including America's Cup funding,...
Brendon Hartley: Securing dream contract 'hasn't sunk in'
Kiwi Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley talks to Tony Veitch after securing a full-time contract with Toro Rosso for 2018. LISTEN ABOVE AS BRENDON HARTLEY SPEAKS...
Andy Martin: All Whites' World Cup Campaign Cost $9M
New Zealand Football chief executive Andy Martin talked to Tony Veitch about the All Whites World Cup campaign and where to from here. The campaign over the last...
Anthony Hudson: Drawing against Peru
All Whites coach Anthony Hudson talks to Tony Veitch after yesterday's 0-0 draw with Peru in their World Cup Qualifier in Wellington, and how on earth they kept...
Kiwi racer signs on for F1 seat: reports
Motorsport expert Bob McMurray and Tony Veitch talk through reports that Kiwi Formula 1 driver Brendan Hartley has signed a three-year deal with Toro Rosso. LISTEN...
Most Tongans are 'just wanting to be happy', witness says
More than 50 out of control League fans have been arrested in Auckland, after missiles were thrown at police in Otahuhu. Last night's after-party turned ugly as...
Veitch on Sport: The panel with TJ and Miriams
Veitch talks with TJ and Chris Miriams about everything happening in your sporting world. The boys get stuck in to whats facing sports fans around the country this...
Dom Clemente: The man who won a million on the Melbourne Cup
Dom Clemente placed a bet on the Melbourne Cup earlier in the week. When his horse crossed the line in first, he had just won one million dollars. Clemente talks...
All Whites v Peru: NZer in Lima 'New Zealand has been all over the news'
An entire country has been doing its homework on New Zealand, ahead of this afternoon's Football World Cup qualifier. The All Whites are hosting Peru in Wellington,...
Teitjens on failed Rio bid: It was a disgrace
Former All Blacks Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has lifted the lid on the frustrating 2016 Olympic campaign, blaming New Zealand Rugby for their poor performance...
Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins: What's life like outside rugby?
Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins talks to Tony Veitch about life outside of rugby. He discusses what it was like giving up massive opportunities in his sport to...