Radio Sport Breakfast
6AM - 9AM weekdays
With Kent Johns, Nathan Rarere and Marc Peard
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Kent Johns has been with Radio Sport since 1999. After slaving away for countless years he was rewarded with his first fulltime radio job producing for Graeme Hill on Afternoon Sport, the show he then went on to host. Kent's first crack at hosting, however, was on Night Sport, co-hosting with Kath Harby-Williams, as one half of the Night Riders. After three years on the night shift he moved to weekend breakfast shows until he took over the Afternoon slot and The Sports Vox in 2011. He is now part of the Radio Sport Breakfast with Nathan and Marc.
Nathan Rarere (Nato) arrived at the Radio Sport studios in February 2016 and we haven't been able to get rid of him. We've tried fly spray, throwing things at him, tempting him toward the doorway with burger vouchers... but he's still here. So he might as well stay.
We asked Nate to write a bio about himself, one where he might mention being in media since 1991 in an award winning career that saw him moving through the worlds of radio, TV and advertising. But all he did was write a three-page conspiracy essay about how the Hawke's Bay's season was dudded by the Mitre 10 Cup ruck rules.
Marc Peard was a passionate radio school graduate working for Radio Sport in Wellington doing Sideline Eye and Sevens Coverage. He was quickly picked up by ZM’s breakfast crew at the time – Polly and Grant - and renamed “New Hot Guy”– where he then spent 10 years producing one of New Zealand’s most well-known and top rating entertainment breakfast shows. During this time, as well as working with some of New Zealand's top radio talent, Marc also kept his passion for sport going by being game announcer for the Wellington Saints, and a regular American Sports contributor to Capital Punishment. Marc made the move with Polly and Grant to the Hits in 2014 and helped launch this brand – before making the homecoming move back to where his true passion lies – with Radio Sport Breakfast.
Marc loves all things sport – but has quickly established himself as an American Sports specialist. When Marc’s not watching, playing or talking about sport – he is the proud Dad and Stepdad of three kids (and is busy playing fantasy sports).
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Radio Sport rugby editor Nigel Yalden joined Radio Sport Breakfast live from Japan this morning. Nigel reflected on the AB's team named to play the Springboks. He...
The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 20th September 2019
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 19th September 2019
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 18th September 2019
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 17th September 2019
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Gareth Thomas reveals his HIV condition to break stigma
Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he is HIV positive, declaring via Twitter that he wants to "break the stigma" around the condition. The former...
Mahe Drysdale confirms he'll go back to single scull
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 12th September 2019
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 9th August 2019
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 6th September 2019
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Jeff Wilson on Sport NZ initiative and AB's test against Tonga
Former All Black and NZ cricketer Jeff Wilson joined Radio Sport Breakfast this morning. Wilson is in favour of Sport NZ's initiative to bring the country's big...
Black Caps involved in bizarre finish to Twenty20 clash with Sri Lanka
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 4th September 2019
“Can I Invoice for that?”
Andrew Voss reviews 2019 Warriors' season
Fox NRL commentator Andrew Voss joined Radio Sport Breakfast this morning to review the NRL's weekend action. Voss thinks the Warriors' 2018 season was a "false...
The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 3rd September 2019
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Hamish Bond and Mahe Drysdale miss Olympic qualification at World Rowing Championships
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 2nd September 2019
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The Radio Sport Breakfast Podcast - 30th August 2019
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