News - 2018 NZ Radio Awards

2018 NZ Radio Awards


Entries open Monday January 22nd 2018 and close Monday March 5 th 2018.

Entries for the 2018 NZ Radio Awards will once again be driven through the Radio Awards website. As with previous years, entrants will be required to register as a user at and follow an easy step by step process for submitting an entry.

There are a number of changes this year of note.

One new category has been added to Best Content section. This new category is Best Podcast which is to recognize excellence in a podcast series on any audio platform.

Sales Team of the Year is now just one category to recognise the best sales team across network, regional & provincial areas.

Like last year, a written submission template will need to be completed for most categories with the aim of this is to make the entry process easier for all our entrants and provide a simpler and more standard process for Judges.

Radio Industry Awards Committee Chairman, Jana Rangooni says “next year we will be celebrating 40 years of Radio Awards in New Zealand and the RBA is very pleased to have Radio New Zealand re-join the awards so the entire NZ radio industry will be celebrating its great work”.

The 2018 NZ Radio Awards finalists will be announced on Tuesday April 17 th with the winners announced at the Awards ceremony on 10th May in Auckland.