Christmas 2019: Thanks for sharing the love!

Our youngest presenter, 7-year-old Eden Bloore, co-hosted CBA’s Crazy Kiwi Christmas Kids Show on Newstalk ZB. She did a great job having woken up at 5am to make it to the studio! It was her first time on live radio and she was a star! She was energetic, confident and fully involved in the banter with the other presenters. Thanks …

Whostalk ZB reprised for Christmas 2019

To finish off our 2019 Christmas programming on Newstalk ZB we played our award-winning production Whostalk ZB. Peter Wolfkamp hosted an introductory chat with two of the show’s creative minds, Phil Guyan and Grace Bucknell. The ambitious and delightful rhyming production won local and international awards in 2019.

Frank’s Backyard Christmas

Rev Frank Ritchie hosted our 2019 Christmas afternoon programme on Newstalk ZB. He invited his regular co-host on Sunday night’s Total Recall, Jax van Buuren as well as Newstalk ZB host Tim Roxborogh to join him in a music challenge. Together the team brainstormed music to creatively retell the nativity story using lyrics of songs that have nothing to do …

Whostalk ZB 2018 Christmas special

It’s Whostalk ZB… Christmas radio like you’ve never heard before… The Christmas story, set in a modern Kiwi context, entirely in Dr Seuss rhyme, featuring Mike Hosking, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Leighton Smith, Stan Walker, Wendy Petrie, Robyn Malcolm, Sir Peter Leitch and an array of Newstalk ZB personalities.

Nicky Gumbel will be one of our “proclaimers of Christmas”

‘Why should people still be celebrating the birth of a baby born 2,000 years ago?’ Nicky Gumbel, a former lawyer, and now the Senior Vicar of one of England’s most vibrant churches, is well-qualified to answer this question. He’s one of the most influential men in modern Christianity, yet ‘humble, charming and chatty’ – perfect for our audience – and we’re thrilled to have him on our programme this Christmas.