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Category: New Zealand Radio

Opening Broadcasts of 4ZJ & 3XG

In 2010 Oamaru DXer Peter Grenfell donated these two recordings of “opening broadcasts” to us. The first is of 4ZJ, a short-term station broadcasting for the 1978 Scout Jamboree in Oamaru, the second being the start of full-time broadcasting from Radio Rhema in Christchurch. The quality of these recordings is less than perfect, but they are both interesting events.

Hutt Radio 106.1FM Fundraising CD

In 2011 the Hutt Radio Trust published this fundraising CD of 18 tracks donated by independent American musicians.

NiuFM – Station Snapshot from 2004

Two short sampler CDs from NiuFM in 2004.

New Zealand Broadcasting Press Clippings Scrapbook 1992-1994

The late Mark Nicholls kept a series of scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings relating to the broadcasting scene in New Zealand. These books provide an interesting look back at NZ broadcasting at the time.

New Zealand Broadcasting Press Clippings Scrapbook 1997

The late Mark Nicholls kept a series of scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings relating to the broadcasting scene in New Zealand. These books provide an interesting look back at NZ broadcasting at the time.

Radio Redwood Good Music 107.5FM

Radio Redwood, based in Christchurch, New Zealand, was established as a ‘ham’ station in 1973 by John Downey call sign ZL3TDQ. Radio Redwood Good Music 107.5FM is one of the many community stations around New Zealand.

The Radio Saga on Two Small Islands South of New Zealand

The South Pacific nation of New Zealand is made up of two major home islands, the North Island and the South Island, together with an estimated 600 outlier islands. South of the South Island, and on each side of the stormy Foveaux Strait, lie a dozen or more small islands, only one of which is inhabited.

Keith Richardson Studio Carts

A collection of studio cart tapes donated to us by radio DJ Keith Richardson

Raglan Community Radio 98.1 MHz

Raglan is a coastal town in New Zealand that’s famous for its surf breaks and volcanic black-sand beaches. According to Aaron Mooar, who manages Raglan’s community radio station, there’s actually a lot more to the town…

Brotherly Luv on 106.7 in Whanganui

Audio snippets from BrotherLuv 106.7 FM, Whanganui

Radio at the Heads

Radio personality Mark Perry never realised that his career would turn into a hobby entertaining people across the world from the little township of Mangawhai.

Finger on The Pulse

The new era thrust upon us by the global pandemic has provided an interesting opportunity for a locally-based cruise ship director who has shifted his overseas office to a makeshift studio in Papamoa.

Mix FM 88.3 MHz Central Wellington (2003-2006)

Audio Samples from 2003-2006 Mix FM is an LPFM radio station that has broadcast to Wellington, New Zealand, for many years from a variety of…

Kermadec Earthquake

In our program today, we interrupt our regular flow of topics here in Wavescan in order to present instead a topic on the radio scene…

NZBC Radio Recordings from the 1960s

A selection of radio-related features broadcast on the NZBC’s “4ZB Network” in the 1960s & early 1970s. These recordings come from an un-attributed CD in…

Selwyn Toogood on Radio Pacific

In 1991–92 legendary New Zealand broadcasting personality Selwyn Toogood hosted a nostalgia programme on Radio Pacific. From an un-attributed CD in our archives, here are…

True Light FM Palmerston North

Sample Audio from True Light 87.8 FM From a CD donated to us by the station in 2010, listen to sample audio from True Light…

Bitter FM Taupo

Bitter FM Audio Samples From a CD donated to us by the station, here are some audio samples from the LPFM station Bitter FM, based…

The Story of Village Radio 1XT Tauranga

Audio Features from Our Archives Village Radio 1XT is on 1368AM and broadcasts from the Historic Village, 17th Avenue West, Tauranga, New Zealand. They play…

AM Radio Auckland 1989

Recordings of Classic Hits & Aotearoa Radio, Auckland, New Zealand, made in November 1989.

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