New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) and Sky TV have joined forces to bring more of the country's best sporting content to even more Kiwis.

For the duration of March, NZME will be broadcasting two of Sky Sport's flagship shows on its digital and radio platforms.

Sky Sport's hugely popular weekly rugby magazine show The Breakdown will be livestreamed every Tuesday night from 8.30pm on and simulcast on Radio Sport and iHeartRadio.

Tonight, the Minister of Sport, Grant Robertson, joins the show to discuss the overall impact that the coronavirus has had on New Zealand sport, and the future of the industry, while New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson joins the team to discuss potential options for NZR in the wake of the crisis.


The panel also looks at Super Rugby and the suspension of the competition - what happens next?

Minister of Sport Grant Robertson. Photo / Photosport
Minister of Sport Grant Robertson. Photo / Photosport

Sky Sport News will also be simulcast on and via iHeartRadio from 6.30pm every weeknight. Presented by Goran Paladin and Kate King, Sky Sport News covers every angle of the day's biggest sports news stories through expert analysis and exclusive interviews.

NZME managing editor Shayne Currie said he was delighted to be teaming up with Sky, to help grow audiences for both businesses - and increase interest in myriad sporting codes.

"NZME and Sky are both proud broadcast and digital businesses, with proven track records of world-class coverage of sport. We're proud to be teaming up to showcase and expand on the best sports coverage in New Zealand," Currie said.