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Category: New Zealand Radio

One Double X 40th Birthday CD

One Double X“40 years the Voice of Plenty” To celebrate their 40th birthday in 2011, station One Double X (1XX) produced this special CD. The…

Lyall Bay School Radio : Maranui FM Jingle CD

From our archives, enjoy this short collection of jingles from the children at Maranui FM, 106.7 MHz, the radio station of Lyall Bay Primary School…

Once a radio dream, now 30 years on air for Christchurch’s Tahu FM

It began with a question – “Hey cuz, can you help me set up a radio station?” Now Tahu FM is celebrating 30 years on the airwaves, with a month of birthday celebrations.

Early New Zealand Radio Personalities

In the 1930’s Auckland, New Zealand, teenager Elsie Orams (later Sanders) started a scrapbook of press clippings featuring radio personalities of the time.

New Zealand Broadcasting Press Clippings Scrapbook 1991

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 Radio Station for Northland

Northland will shortly have its first national radio station which will be known as Station 1YX.

New Zealand Broadcasting Press Clippings Scrapbook 1996 – 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.

New Zealand Broadcasting Press Clippings Scrapbook 1988 – 1990

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 Wavelengths

Most of the New Zealand stations will change their wavelengths on December 1, and “Grid Bias” has been asked to reprint the list of new allocations…

You Have Been Listening

“You Have Been Listening..” is a station 3YA anniversary programme marking 25 years of broadcasting in Christchurch. Consists of music, narration and brief interviews with…

4ZM “Voice of Dunedin”

The Australasian Radio WorldAugust 2, 1937 Originally published in The Australasian Radio World, August 2, 1937.

The Rise and Fall of Radio Avon

A radio documentary about Christchurch’s first private station Radio Avon, created as a 700-level major project by Richard Holstein, a student at the New Zealand…

Doggo Days

December 31st, 2005 The changing of the guard at the Wellington Transmission Centre took place every day at 7 a.m., 5 p.m. and 11 p.m….

Radio Fifeshire Nelson – Early Documents

We recently unearthed a collection of documents relating to the short-term broadcast of Radio Fifeshire, Nelson, New Zealand, over the summer of 1982/83. These have…

Lure of the Trail – Programme 13 – Urewera Country

In the late 1930s the New Zealand Department of Tourist and Publicity produced a series of radio programmes to encourage New Zealanders to holiday within…

History of the Bell Radio-Tv Corp Ltd in New Zealand

Bell Radio-Television Corporation Ltd. Of the New Zealand manufacturers who came into existence after the end of the Second World War the Bell Radio-Television Corporation…

1ZB Radio Theatre: the Art Deco years

Chris BourkeAudio Culture – The noisy library of New Zealand music28 Feb 2020 It was where seven worlds could collide, from big bands to punk….

It will take more than a lockdown to stop Radio Active broadcasts

Tom Hunt Radio Active was ready when lockdown hit but nobody could prepare for the pet dog almost stopping transmission. The Wellington radio station has…

Covid-19: Lockdown won’t stop East FM playing the hits

By PJ TAYLOR Lockdown for the prevention of Covid-19 spreading has not deterred East Auckland’s community radio station from broadcasting. East FM is continuously transmitting…

Gone by lunchtime: The spirited life and sudden demise of Radio Sport

Dana Johannsen Talking about it still gives Jason Pine goosebumps. The veteran broadcaster, who up until Monday was the host of Radio Sport’s nine to…