- Publish Date
- Saturday, 16 November 2019, 10:52AM
After setting up your Alexa device and downloading the Amazon Alexa app, open the app on your phone, click on the menu top left and then click Settings.
Scroll down and select Music and then select iHeartRadio under Manage Services
Select Link Account, you will then be prompted to enter your iHeartRadio username and password, then click Activate.
You are now good to start streaming our live stations with the power of your voice !
Example commands to try
Alexa, play ZM on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play NewstalkZB on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play Hauraki on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play RadioSport on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play Flava FM on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play The Hits FM on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play The Alternative Commentary Collective on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play The Coast on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play The Mix on iHeartRadio
If you want to play a regional station, include the region like below
Alexa, play The Hits Christchurch on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play The Hits Wellington on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play The Hits Auckland on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play NewsTalkZB Christchurch on iHeartRadio
Also, check out some of our exclusive digital only stations such as
Alexa, play ZM Friday Jams on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play Viva on iHeartRadio
Alexa, play Coast Smooth on iHeartRadio
Check out all our stations here
Having trouble ? If you had an existing Amazon account, it might still be linked to the US store.
Follow the below to change to the AU(NZ) store
Make sure your Amazon account is under the AU region.
To check this, log in to your Amazon account
Under your profile, go to Manage your content and devices
Click on Country and enter your address.
You should then receive a prompt to move your Amazon account to the AU store.
Once moved, you should recieve this message Thank you for transferring your device to Amazon.com.au
Your team at iHeartRadio New Zealand
In addition to playing back our stations on iHeartRadio, we also have some Alexa "Skills" you can enable.
Under Settings, choose "Skills & Games"
Search for NZ Herald, or Newstalk ZB, or ZM
Click on the skill and select Enable To Use
You can now play the latest news by saying,
Alexa, play News
Plus, we have a couple of special skills for our ZM station
Search for the ZM skill and select Enable to Use, then
Alexa, open ZM
You can then try,
Alexa, ask ZM to play a podcast
Alexa, ask ZM to play the live stream