First Light.

Rachel Smalley

5:00am to 6:30am, Weekdays

Everything you need to know before you head off into the world, First Light is all about news, analysis and commentary that will give you an edge at the start of your day. 

Leading journalist Rachel Smalley talks to newsmakers and business leaders from around the globe, reflecting the latest news from overnight 5am-6:30am each weekday.

Thanks to Ray White, proudly local, proudly family owned.

 

First Light PODCAST.

Check out our hand-picked and curated best interviews and segments from each day on First Light, as well as the full show replays.

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Rachel Smalley's first day on Today FM.

First Light's first day with Rachel Smalley
A peak behind the microphone as Rachel Smalley kicks-off Today FM.
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1:59PM - By Rachel Smalley.

1:59pm is a two-part chronological exploration of the events of March 15th 2019, told by First Light host Rachel Smalley.

Almost every New Zealander knows what happened on that day, but as we approach the three-year anniversary, Rachel will tell the story of those involved in a way that's never been done before.

You'll hear from survivors, first responders, politicians and more about their experience on March 15th, as Rachel weaves their stories together in a moving and challenging way.

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