NZ Radio Winners
The New Zealand Radio awards have been run and won. Following the announcement via a webcast, the Chairman of the Radio Awards, Bill Francis, said;
"It was pleasing to see coverage of the Christchurch earthquakes rewarded in various categories….the judges did a great job in ensuring the emergence of outstanding winners".
A few of the significant winners:
- More FM Canterbury won Metropolitan station of the year.
- More FM Manawatu won Regional station of the year.
- More FM Taupo won Provincial station of the year.
- Mike Yardley from Newstalk ZB Christchurch won Best Talkback Host.
- Mike Hosking (pictured) from Newstalk ZB won Best Current Affairs Host.
- Jay-Jay, Mike and Dom from The Edge won Best Music Breakfast Show metropolitan.
- Jono Pryor and Robert Taylor from The Rock won Best Music Non-Breakfast Hosts regional.
- Programmer of the year was won by Dallas Gurney of Newstalk ZB.
For the complete list of all 52 winners, the New Zealand Radio Awards website has them here.