Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Success For Radio Website

21 December 2005

Success For Radio Website

Radio New Zealand's Audio on Demand and live stream facilities introduced to its new website in October this year have already proved a great hit with local and international audiences.

More than 1.6 million page views have been recorded in the first two months of operation.
Over the same period there have been 190,000 audio items served and, in addition, 70,000 people have listened to Radio New Zealand’s live stream broadcasts.

Commenting on the success of the first two months of operation Radio New Zealand Chief Executive, Peter Cavanagh, underlined the important role the new technology played in increasing audiences for Radio New Zealand networks.

“Radio New Zealand is finally in a position where it can offer the same levels of service that are already provided by many other public service broadcasters around the world. We now offer live streaming, a high quality text based news service and audio on demand all on the one site. Audio on demand is a particularly important initiative... in essence what we are talking about is providing a facility for audiences to time shift their listening, giving them the ability to tune in when they choose to listen, not when we choose to broadcast.”

The new website www.radionz.co.nz features archived audio files from National Radio’s top rating news and current affairs programmes Morning Report, Nine to Noon, and Checkpoint. A range of features and interviews is also available from other programmes including Afternoons, Nights, Saturday Morning, Sunday Morning, This Way Up and The Arts on Sunday.

Radio New Zealand has received emails from audiences around the world as word of the facility reached ex-pats and international listeners. The impact of the site seems set to continue with more than 60 hours of new content being added every week, and a total of 4500 new items posted each month.

www.radionz.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Legendary Bassist David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Friesen is touring New Zealand to promote his latest album Another Time, Another Place, recorded live at Auckland's Creative Jazz Club in 2015. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Father - Descending Into The Depths of Dementia

Florian Zeller's dazzling drama The Father explores the effects of a deeply unsettling illness that affects 62,000 Kiwis, a number expected to grow to 102,000 by 2030. More>>


Howard Davis Review: Blade Runner Redivivus

When Ridley Scott's innovative, neo-noir, sci-fi flick Blade Runner was originally released in 1982, at a cost of over $45 million, it was a commercial bomb. More>>

14-21 October: New Zealand Improv Festival In Wellington

Imagined curses, Shibuya’s traffic, the apocalypse, and motherhood have little in common, but all these and more serve as inspiration for the eclectic improvised offerings coming to BATS Theatre this October for the annual New Zealand Improv Festival. More>>

ALSO:

Bird Of The Year Off To A Flying Start

The competition asks New Zealanders to vote for their favourite bird in the hopes of raising awareness of the threats they face. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books:
Jenny Abrahamson's John & Charles Enys: Castle Hill Runholders, 1864-1891

This volume will be of interest to a range of readers interested in the South Island high country, New Zealand’s natural environment, and the history of science. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION