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Category: New Zealand Radio

Ross FM – Palmerston North

Making Waves By Judith Lacy, Tribune Learning broadcasting skills isn’t just a theoretical exercise for Ross Intermediate School students on Friday the Palmerston North school…

The Paddle – Palmerston North

Beat Generation By Sam Baker – Tribune The Paddle no, it isn’t a canoe or swim club but a community-based radio station which has just…

Splat FM – Whangaparoa School

Kid DJs start with a Splat Splat FM is a local radio station with a difference. Like other stations, it plays a selection of modern…

Today FM – Dargaville

Celebrating over 75 Years of Popular Kiwi Radio Music to the ears of mature radio listeners Brent and Alison Robertson enjoy the music being played…

The Base FM – Te Aroha

Sounds from The Base soon to reach Te Aroha homes By Jeremy Smith, Piako Post As Ken Knight discusses his newest ambition, he is clearly…

Pirate Radio Hauraki 40 Years On: Image Gallery

Hauraki QSL Brian Withers sends in a nice item of memorabilia – one of the early audience listener cards sent from the station to confirm…

Pirate Radio Hauraki 40 Years On: Events

‘Pirate’ Radio Hauraki 40th Anniv Newsletter08 November 2006 1. New Hauraki competition announced end of November 2. Former Hauraki DJ’s on air on November 10…

Pirate Radio Hauraki 40 Years On

On Sunday, December 4th 1966, pirate Radio Hauraki began broadcasting from aboard the Tiri in international waters in the Hauraki Gulf. This was the first…

Pirate Radio Hauraki 40 Years On: 1480 Club

Calling All 1480 Club Members How many 1480 Club Members are still out there? Why not register your number [if you can remember it!] and…

Marton Country Music Radio

Yeeha! Marton’s a real country town now! Colin Rowatt Marton has long claimed to be the Rangitikei town that offers “the best of rural life”….

Making Waves in Waipu

Teen making Waves By: Brigid Lynch – The Northern Advocate – 17.06.2006 At the tender age of 19, Ashley Worthy has his own caravan, cat,…

Kids on the Ridge FM

Ridge kids rule radio airwaves Anna Bowden – Wednesday, April 19, 2006 11:00 There’s a new radio station in town. It’s just for kids –…

Get into the Groove 107.7 FM

Celebrating over 75 Years of Popular Kiwi Radio JAZZ junkies are raving about a local radio station called Groove FM. They’re listening in the morning…

Early ZL3 Amateurs

A Guide to Amateur Radio Stations in Christchurch 1932 By David Ricquish ‘Wireless listening will have a bit of a run, like ping-pong, or put-and-take,…

From Hawkes Bay to Replay Radio (Forty-Four Years in Radio)

From Hawkes Bay to Replay Radio By David Lindsay I’m not at all sure what got me interested in radio. As a schoolboy I remember…

Voice of Samoa Christchurch

Voice of Samoa celebrates Christchurch milestone Caroline King The Samoan community will celebrate a milestone tomorrow with a party to mark the first birthday of…

Radio New Zealand Signs On

Radio New Zealand Shortwave Service in 1948 From Monday, September 27, listeners with shortwave receivers in many parts of the world will pick up new…

A Tale of Three Cities

A Tale of Three Cities By David Ricquish On July 1 1932, the NZ Radio Record published the first issue of a helpful guide to…

Blowhole FM Fights

Blowhole continues its battle for airwaves Anna Bowden A Bay radio station’s struggle is coming to an end after securing a commercial frequency. But as…