Maniapoto FM Maori radio announcer Wikitoria Day, has been recognised by New Zealand radio industry colleagues and award judges in the 2013 New Zealand Radio Awards announced yesterday afternoon via a webcast presentation.

The former Whakatane High School student won the Best Maori Language Broadcast category ahead of strong competition from the other Iwi Radio Broadcasters Kahu Waitoa (Ngati Porou FM) and Raa Walker & Walter Walsh (Turanga FM).