60 Best New Zealand Podcasts
New Zealand Podcasts
Here are 60 Best New Zealand Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
Auckland, New Zealand
A podcast on people from diverse global backgrounds living in New Zealand. These are stories spanning politics, society, identity, art and culture. Produced by Kadambari Raghukumar.
Also in New Zealand Travel, History, and Culture Podcasts
Play⋅ 269.4K⋅ 182 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 12 min ⋅ Jul 2020 Get Email Contact
2. Aotearoa Rugby Pod
Ross Karl, Bryn Hall, and James Parsons host a weekly chat about all things New Zealand rugby, from Super Rugby Pacific, the All Blacks, Bunnings NPC, Farah Palmer Cup, and Super Rugby Aupiki, the team have you covered with unique insight from current pros still in the game.
Play⋅ 261.3K⋅ 83K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact
3. DOC Sounds of Science Podcast
Wellington, New Zealand
A behind the scenes look at how the Department of Conservation cares for New Zealand's unique native species and natural environment.
Play⋅ 120.9K⋅ 19.1K ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
4. True Crime New Zealand (NZ)
True Crime New Zealand is a kiwi based true-crime podcast. It is storytelling based on no opinion, just facts. We are trying to give the big picture of these crimes with context as well as investigating what happened subsequently and how the crime affected the wider community of NZ.
Play⋅ 8.7K⋅ 101 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact
5. Gone By Lunchtime
A New Zealand politics podcast hosted by The Spinoff's Toby Manhire with Annabelle Lee-Mather and Ben Thomas.
Play⋅ 139.9K⋅ 63.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact
6. The Working Group - NZ's Best Weekly Political Podcast
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury & Damien Grant join forces for the best weekly political podcast in New Zealand.
Play⋅ 8.8K⋅ 5.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 62 min Get Email Contact
7. On the Farm
A roundup of farming conditions all around New Zealand
Play⋅ 267.7K⋅ 93.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 7 min Get Email Contact
8. Kiwi Birth Tales
A collection of Kiwi Mums & Dads sharing their Pregnancy and Birth tales, giving a snapshot of birthing experiences in New Zealand. This podcast has been created to share a range of birth stories informing, supporting, and comforting families to be, new or seasoned. You'll likely laugh, cry and learn something new while finding common experiences with these Kiwi Families.
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅6 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
9. Scigest - Plant & Food Research podcast
Scigest is a podcast channel hosted by scientists at Plant & Food Research in New Zealand who are passionate about communicating their science to New Zealanders and the world, as well as helping science students in their journey to a science career. Hear how our research is making a difference in food production from the development of new cultivars and new foods, to bioprotection science and creating environmentally sustainable production systems for plant and seafood crops.
Play 2 episodes / month Get Email Contact
10. Our Changing World
Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand stories about science, nature and the environment.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 27 min Get Email Contact
Mediawatch looks critically at the New Zealand media - television, radio, newspapers and magazines as well as the 'new' electronic media.
Play⋅ 19.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
12. The Dispatches
Commentary and contrarian thinking on politics, current affairs, and culture from Aotearoa New Zealand
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
13. Made In New Zealand
We chat with Kiwi musicians, authors and other creative people about their passions.
Play 4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact
14. Black Heels and Tractor Wheels - Presented by Rural Women New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
Welcome to the Black Heels and Tractor Wheels Podcast where we are sharing stories from a range of women around New Zealand. Our hosts, Emma and Claire join a whole raft of incredible New Zealand women to discuss topics ranging from starting your own business, navigating career and university changes, building confidence, and getting back to work with young children.
Play⋅ 8.2K⋅ 2.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
15. Economy Watch
We follow the economic events and trends that affect New Zealand.
Play 5 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 11 min Get Email Contact
16. NZ Ahead Podcast
Everything you need to know about moving to New Zealand and living in New Zealand.
Play 2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact
17. It's a Drama: Life in New Zealand Podcast.
Is it possible to leave everything behind & travel the world for a year as a family? These two teenagers, a dad (with a bad back) and a hormonal mother who likes wine FAR too much - did just that on a budget of $80 a day & now want to show you how to do the same! Let us share with you the truth about world travel with kids, travelling on a budget, moving to New Zealand (and now living in New Zealand), parenting teenagers, and more. The only family travel podcast hosted by a real travelling family!
Play⋅ 596⋅ 640 ⋅4 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 50 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
18. New Zealand Music
Waikanae, New Zealand
Todd Zaner or Hannah Simpson explores NZ Music, principally from NZ on Air.
Also in New Zealand Music Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 30 min ⋅ Sep 2019 Get Email Contact
19. The New Zealand General Practice Podcast
Dr. Jo Scott-Jones shares the joy of General Practice with colleagues through inspiring stories about what is special about being a GP and clinical updates relevant to GPs in New Zealand. This podcast aims to counter growing pressure on GPs through sharing knowledge and what it takes to create a positive culture in family medicine.
Also in Family Medicine Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
20. NZ Wine Podcast - New Zealand Wine Stories
A place to hear great stories from New Zealand winemakers, vineyards owners, and others in the industry. Hosted by Boris Lamont.
Play⋅ 112⋅ 80 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact
21. Crimes NZ
Jesse Mulligan talks with investigators, journalists and others about major crimes in New Zealand
Play⋅ 267.7K ⋅14 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
22. The Wings Over New Zealand Show
The Wings Over New Zealand Show is all about New Zealand's aviation scene, past and present, and the people involved - from the current RNZAF and Air Force veterans to airshows and warbirds, to airlines, agricultural aviation, recreational flying, history, and much more.
Play⋅ 4.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 74 min Get Email Contact
23. Racing New Zealand
Your one-stop-shop for all things thoroughbred racing in New Zealand. Comprehensive coverage from across the spectrum of SEN Track experts and analysts.
Play 6 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 12 min Get Email Contact
24. Aotearoa Adventures
Aotearoa Adventures is the podcast for everything you need to know about travelling in New Zealand.
Play⋅ 4.4K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
25. Aotearoa Unearthed
Aotearoa Unearthed: Archaeology for Everyone is a new podcast by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, produced in partnership with the New Zealand Archaeology Association. Eight episodes are being released for Archaeology Week 2021.
Play 1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact
26. Locals Only
Join host, Tom Harper, on Locals Only, the New Zealand music podcast where musicians don't talk about music!
Play 1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 19 min Get Email Contact
27. When the Facts Change
Hosted by journalist Bernard Hickey, When the Facts Change is your essential weekly guide to the intersection of economics, business, and politics in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact
28. Ω POWERBAND PODCAST
A New Zealand rock climbing podcast
Play⋅ 441 ⋅3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 90 min Get Email Contact
29. In the Loop
In a world of 24-hour news accessible at the touch of a phone, it can be hard staying in the loop and following an ever-changing news cycle. That's why every Friday morning, NZ Herald journalists Katie Harris and Cheree Kinnear will take an in-depth look at the headlines from the week that matter to young New Zealanders, featuring interviews with journalists and newsmakers to break down the key facts and get to heart of what you need to know.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact
30. The SOUNZ Podcasts
The SOUNZ Podcasts is a collection of podcast episodes that covers a range of topics that relate to the music of Aotearoa New Zealand. Join our hosts as they explore issues and interests that are pertinent to our music today including classical music, Maori music, jazz, sonic art, and the music of the Moana Pacific peoples.
Play⋅ 5.8K ⋅4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
31. Speak Out
Speak Out brings news, music, stories, and media from rainbow communities in New Zealand to air! The show is run by a group of young people who volunteer with InsideOUT, a national organisation that works to make schools and communities across Aotearoa safer for youth with diverse sexualities, sexes, and genders.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 45 min Get Email Contact
32. Maxim Institute Podcast
The Maxim Institute Podcast is a chance for you to be a part of the conversations our team have as we do research and analysis of politics and policy in New Zealand. From behind the scenes chats about our research, to in depth discussion with our event speakers and experts from New Zealand and around the world, these podcasts will dig in to the deeper ideas that shape the way we live together.
Play⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 21 min Get Email Contact
33. Epich Aotearoa - Create a Better Future!
Epich Aotearoa - Create a Better Future!Focuses on assisting New Zealanders from all walks of life through education, encouragement, and entertainment. We seek to connect and engage with the diverse and inclusive collection of people who span this beautiful land, and enable them to share a glimpse of their story in the hopes of uplifting and inspiring others to take action and create a better future!
Play 2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 99 min Get Email Contact
34. What is Elly-oop Dranking
A podcast dedicated to New Zealand wine, beer and spirits. Your host, Ellen talks about all that New Zealand has to offer as a small island nation with a short history of brewing, fermenting, and distilling. Ellen covers everything from our short history with alcohol to how current climate events are effecting our harvests and everything in between.
Play⋅ 21 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact
35. SWNZ Podcast
Keeping kiwi Star Wars fans up to date with news, events, and store reports, from a New Zealand perspective.
Play⋅ 4K⋅ 510 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact
36. The Bros 'n Brews Podcast
New Zealanders Matthew Staijen-Leach and James Ladanyi discuss acting, the creative industries, pop culture, and the wide world of current events.
Play⋅ 242 ⋅2 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 80 min Get Email Contact
37. Sinister Dynasty - New Zealand (NZ) True Crime Podcast
Join Ayla and Andi as they explore true crime in New Zealand (NZ) (the sinister side of New Zealand). We do this in a light-hearted, completely oblivious, unfiltered kind of way. Expect to hear insensitive comments, bad jokes, and to be honest sometimes really offensive obscenities'. We explore NZ true crimes, unexplained phenomena, and other mind-blowing mysteries. Some episodes may be explicit and we recommend listener discretion.
Play⋅ 355⋅ 538 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
38. Creative Matters - with Mandy Jakich
Conversations with new and established artists and creatives from all over New Zealand about their lives, creative process, and art practice. I love to listen to artists' stories for inspiration and ideas. And maybe you do too. This is why I've created this podcast to inspire, inform and educate. I hope you take away something positive and encouraging from each of these amazing stories to inspire you on your creative journey.
Play⋅ 5.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 74 min Get Email Contact
39. SpinachTV - Doing Business in New Zealand
Jemma Ross from Spinach Business Loans is a passionate SME enthusiast who speaks with industry experts to help inform the Kiwi entrepreneurs.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
40. Free Kiwis!
A podcast focussing on freedom and free speech in a New Zealand context, hosted by two Wellington-based academics, Drs. Michael Johnston (VUW Education) and James Kierstead (VUW Classics).
Also in Free Speech Podcasts
Play⋅ 309 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 67 min Get Email Contact
41. All Blacks Podcast
The official podcast from New Zealand rugby features interviews with some of the biggest and most influential names in New Zealand and global rugby.
Play⋅ 4.6M⋅ 1.1M ⋅5 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 41 min Get Email Contact
42. Animal Matters
Animal rights in Aotearoa New Zealand. Animal Matters is SAFE's fortnightly podcast about all things animal rights and the issues impacting animals in Aotearoa. Will Appelbe discusses the latest current affairs impacting animals, the decisions of policymakers and government, and the complexities that surround the exploitation of animals.
Also in Animal Podcasts, Animal Rights Podcasts
Play⋅ 178.4K⋅ 4.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 23 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
43. Broad Reach Radio | The Yachting New Zealand Podcast
Your weekly dose of interviews with people in the New Zealand sailing community from top sailors of today and yesteryear to those working in the sailing and boating industries.
Also in Sailing Podcasts, Boating Industry Podcasts, Yacht Podcasts
Play⋅ 6.5K⋅ 854 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 72 min ⋅ Apr 2020 Get Email Contact
44. New Zealand History
Podcast weblog for seminars presented at Manatu Taonga - the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
Play⋅ 11.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 42 min ⋅ Oct 2012 Get Email Contact
45. The New Zealand Property Podcast
A free weekly show featuring experts in the New Zealand property investment industry. Property Ventures specializes in finding you great property investment opportunities in New Zealand. We assist with due diligence on any property and will introduce our network of experts to help renovate, manage, value, or arrange finance for your investment.
Also in Property Investment Podcasts, New Zealand Investment Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.4K⋅ 21⋅ 665 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Jan 2014 Get Email Contact
46. Korero Bowls Podcast
Stay up to date with whats happening in Lawn Bowls in New Zealand
Play⋅ 7.7K⋅ 1 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact
47. New Zealand Today
Premium volunteer journalist Guy Williams is joined by Kiwi icon Karen Hill (of '20 whacks' fame) as they share amazing stories, give questionable life advice, and overconfidently confront the big issues facing New Zealand and the world today.
Play⋅ 118.5K ⋅11 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
48. The History of New Zealand Drum & Bass Podcast
This podcast spans from the early '90s to the present day. We deep-dive into the Kiwi Dn'B history files via conversations with the Producers, DJ's, MC's & Promoters who laid the foundations for New Zealand Dn'B, right through to conversations with the current era of New Zealand Drum & Bass flag bearers.
Play⋅ 1.6K⋅ 74 ⋅11 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact
49. Ara Hīkoi Aotearoa
Wellington, New Zealand
Hearing from people who create, care for and treasure tracks and trails in Aotearoa
Play⋅ 2.6K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 8 min Get Email Contact
50. Ghost Stories Aotearoa
True tales of terror, intrigue, and sometimes closure from across Aotearoa, New Zealand! Tune in to hear our guests share their first-hand accounts of what it's like to see beyond the veil into the land of the dead if you dare.
Play 6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact
51. Into the Cloud - Umbrellar Cloud Ltd
Keep track of the ever-changing Cloud technology landscape with Umbrellar's podcast featuring the latest in tech news and views from partners across New Zealand. We uncover how our comprehensive partner network of resellers and affiliates are driving forward the NZ Cloud Economy, find out what's keeping them up at night, and the technology transformations that have them excited about building the tech for tomorrow's world.
Play 4 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact
52. NZ Society of Authors
Listen to the New Zealand Society of Authors Oral History Podcast, hosted by Karyn Hay and including author interviews collected over 30 years.
Play⋅ 5K⋅ 2.4K ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
53. Stockwhips & Lattes
Stockwhips and Lattes is a rural New Zealand podcast hosted by Laura Koot, a whip-cracking southern girl, and Wayne McEntee, a latte-drinking Aucklander.Each week Laura and Macca interview epic people to inspire, entertain and sometimes even educate their listeners. This is a podcast that doesn't take itself too seriously and isn't afraid to ask the real questions people want to know.
Play 15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
54. The Electric Rodeo
Welcome to the Electric Rodeo a New Zealand sexuality podcast about sex, pleasure, relationships, and everything in between. Every week on the show, we take a deep dive into a new topic, talk to experts, and answer common sex questions. Because sex is normal, messy, pleasurable, intimidating, and a hell of a lot of fun.
Play⋅ 462⋅ 54 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact
55. Local Aotearoa
Local Aotearoa is New Zealand's first podcast dedicated to the world of local government.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 42 min Get Email Contact
56. Grey Areas with Petra Bagust
This is about growing up and going grey, in Aotearoa New Zealand because I'm getting older. So join me as we climb into some of those topics that just aren't so clear-cut, maybe are a little chewy, a little crunchy, and let's journey our way through them.I've got a group of wonderful wahine, and the odd beaut bloke, to chat with, and we're going to share some wisdom that we've discovered along the way. And I'd love for you to share your wisdom with me too because everybody has something to offer.
Play⋅ 8.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact
57. Kiwi Cinematographer
Kiwi Cinematographer is a podcast for the New Zealand cinematography community. We talk to local and international cinematographers, gaffers, camera operators, colourists, directors and many more about cinematography craft and industry.
Play⋅ 1 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact
58. Pod Defend New Zealand
Looking to get a non-biased opinion about political issues in New Zealand? Steve talks to kiwis about political issues on both sides of the political aisle. We avoid the BS and focus on one issue an episode.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 38 min Get Email Contact
59. The Baseline Podcast
The Baseline Podcast is a New Zealand basketball podcast hosted by Stevie Cozens and produced by Josh Jeffares. We aim to bring unfiltered content from New Zealand and across the world as we not only grow the game down under but give the people a voice.
Play 3 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
New Zealand Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Property Ventures Real Estate||propertyventures.co.nz||53|
|Dr Jo Scott-Jones||anchor.fm||34|
|Liz Deacle & Brian Deacle||itsadrama.com||26|
|Coast Access Radio||coastaccessradio.org.nz||24|
New Zealand Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|The Vintage Collection||3|
|Wings Over New Zealand||2|
|Shadow Of The Sith||1|
|The Skywalker Saga||1|
|Galaxy Of Heroes||1|
|Star Wars Hunters||1|
|Tales Of The Jedi||1|
|The Bad Batch||1|
New Zealand Podcasts By Category
|Category||No. of Podcasts|
|New Zealand Music Podcasts||79|
|New Zealand Travel, History, and Culture Podcasts||14|
New Zealand Podcasts (Other Regions)
|Other Regions||No. of Podcasts|