The NZ School of Radio is based in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the country with the campus itself situated right in the heart of the Tauranga CBD.

The intensive 20 week course is a fast-track into the industry covering all areas of Media, but focusing on Radio covering – Announcing, Promotions, Advertising, Social Media, Video Editing, TV Presenting and more.


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We have over 20 guest tutors and speakers that visit the school during the semester. You will learn from people who have been-there, done-that (including many of our amazing past students working in the industry today), and are willing to share their knowledge with you.

The myriad of guests that frequent the course will also make crucial radio industry contacts down the line, which will be beneficial in getting a job.

You will also get to meet all the stars of the NZ radio and TV industry

  • There isn’t a single broadcasting course I would recommend over the NZSOR. Hamish and the team genuinely want you to succeed and set you up with the opportunities right under the noses of eventual employers.

    George Smith – More FM
  • This industry is full of diverse and exciting opportunities if you’re prepared to put in the hard yards and the NZ School of Radio in Tauranga is perfect for guiding you down the right path.

    Simon Hampton – Freelance Journalist New York
  • If you work hard then you can bypass an expensive and long 3 year degree and go straight into the industry after just 20 weeks! They have amazing training and contacts in the industry.

    Hayley Bath – The Hits Wellington