Key Dates

18th August 2021

Nominations Open

Submit your own podcast or your favourite podcast to be considered for this year's awards. You can enter more than one podcast category. Full list of categories can be found here

10th September 2021

Deadline for Nominations

Submit your podcast by the deadline and our judges will shortlist their top podcasts in each category. If you miss the deadline, you can still enter the Listeners Choice Awards.

6th October 2021

Deadline for Submissions

Podcasts shortlisted in each category will be invited to submit a highlight reel from their show along with a short interview about their Podcast production. EXTENDED TO 13TH OCTOBER

7th October 2021

Listeners Choice Vote

This is the big one and voted for by listeners. We're looking for New Zealand's favourite overall podcast. Voting will be open until the 30th October and the Podcast with the most listener votes will be crowned champion.

5th November

Deadline for Votes

Final day for fan votes is on the 5th of November, so make sure you've done everything you can to secure as many votes as you can from your listeners. They can still vote until midnight.

11th November

Awards Announced

The moment you've been waiting for. Time to announce the winners of the inaugural New Zealand Podcast Awards. There will be a gold, silver and bronze award for each category and Listeners Choice.