Month: June 2012

Big Buzz at Big River FM in Northland

Radio interns get a buzz out of life in Dargaville JO BELWORTHY Kaipara community radio station Big River FM’s latest interns give Dargaville a big…

Aye Awa Away

Awa FM gets new home Laurel Stowell The move to roomier quarters at Wanganui’s Tupoho Community Complex means Awa FM can take on more, manager…

2ZA Heritage Vinyl Collection Found in Levin

Sound investment JONO GALUSZKA More than 700 pieces of Palmerston North broadcast history have been unearthed from a basement in Levin. Record collector Paul Foote…

Early Chinese Radio in Peking

Due to the absence of any local stations, residents with radios in Peking were not able to receive any transmissions except at night, when they could usually tune-in to broadcasts from the Shanghai and Tientsin concessions. Despite these limitations, radios were in demand amongst Peking’s expatriate community and were good business for the importers.