Total New Zealand Radio New Zealand Audience Measurement
Survey 2 – 2016
Auckland, November 17, 2016 – Results of the Total New Zealand 2016 Radio New Zealand Measurement Survey 2 conducted by
GfK were released today at 1pm.
Conducted across the whole of New Zealand, this unified New Zealand radio audience measurement survey gives valuable
insights into the strength and scope of radio listening across the country. The survey was conducted over 24 weeks and
sampled 9,608 people aged 10+.
Department of Statistics estimated population data at 30 June 2015 indicates approximately 4,010,000 people aged 10+
years live in New Zealand. The Total New Zealand Radio New Zealand Audience Measurement Survey shows 3,394,300 or
84.7% of them listen to a radio station each week.
Over 2,718,700 people aged 10+ listen to Breakfast radio (6am to 9am Monday to Friday) in an average week.
Network RNZ National reaches 535,200 different people each week, a 13.3% reach of all people 10+ across New Zealand.
This is a share of 10.5% of the total weekly radio listening in New Zealand.
Network RNZ Concert has a total audience weekly reach of 153,100 or 3.8% of all people in New Zealand aged 10+.
This is a share of 2.3% of the total weekly radio listening in New Zealand.
Breakfast results (Mon-Fri 6am-9am) show Network RNZ National reaches 379,800 or 9.5% different people aged 10+ across
New Zealand. This is a market share of 12.9% of the total radio listening audience at that time of day.
Further details of the Total New Zealand Radio New Zealand radio survey can be found at
 The number of different listeners aged 10 years and over reached by each radio station per week within the given
 This is the percentage share each station has of all radio listening done over a week in New Zealand by people aged
10+. This may not be compared with the Commercial Station Share, which is based on share of commercial radio listening