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Happy Days Radio, Palmerston

New broadcast venture By Bill CampbellOtago Daily TimesMay 2017 Veteran broadcaster Lawrence McCraw is about to launch his fifth private radio station. The Palmerston-based station,…

RNZI : Our International Voice on Shortwave Radio

WIRELESS WAVES TO THE WORLD Our International Voice by Bob Edlin JANUARY 24, 1990. In Auckland, the Commonwealth Games would open and Kiwis would be…

Radio ‘nutters’ move in to help shaken Kaikōura

Kate Newton, in Kaikoura29 November 2016 A fortnight after the Kaikōura earthquake, most of the businesses along West End, the town’s main street, are still…

Te Aroha Sleep Radio 2016

Sleep Radio: Fewer beats, more sleeps HANNAH MCKEE If things are going well at John Watson’s radio station, then nobody’s listening. From his home in…

Te Aroha Sleep Radio 2015

Te Aroha’s Sleep Radio station helps with insomnia Teresa Ramsey A bad case of insomnia has resulted in a not-for-profit online radio station designed to…

Evicted Radio Eketahuna faces closure

Radio Eketahuna, which broadcasts on 106.5fm, must either close down or find another home base.

SeaBreeze FM Global Reach from Himatangi Beach

Yankee voice coup for station Station turns 10 and predicts big things MATHEW GROCOTT A radio station run from a Himatangi Beach home has turned…

Fusion FM Finds Fame

New FM station for region’s young people Horowhenua youth are getting their own radio station this week with the launch of Fusion FM. The station…

How Radio Hauraki Really Got Its Name

Jan Earwaker I remember it well – that Friday night in 1965. I had been working late and my (then) fiancé Chris Parkinson, and our…

Te Miro Country School Radio On Air

Small country school takes big strides with its new radio station VIV POSSELT Te Miro School brought in the big guns last week to celebrate…

Base FM reaches Wanaka

Wanaka in beat DJ R.I.A., aka Rire Norman, will be playing her eclectic funk-driven sound at Queenstown’s Tardis tonight and Wanaka’s Barluga tomorrow night for…

Bayview School Sees Sunshine Radio

Students get tips from experts KATASHA M CCULLOUGH Budding DJs have a new place to hone their skills – Sunshine Radio 106.5 FM. Bayview Primary…

Mosquito Network AES 1ZM Auckland

FOUR “YANKS” WITH ENTERTAINING WAYS By E. K. GREEN YOU could call yourself an optimist if you expected to find a radio station high in…

Taupo turns on to Z100

Young DJ fits up his own radio station EVIE MARINKOVICH Most teenage boys’ bedrooms are dungeon-like places with posters on the walls and clothes on…

Whangaparaoa School has Not Your Average FM

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NSS FM North Street School, Feilding

School FM radio taking to the air BOBBIE NICHOLLS North Street School’s Poutama Opportunity Programme gives year 7 and 8 students a choice of activities…

Radio Control holds Manawatu Music Memories

Old tapes roll for the record Catching up with the man archiving the city’s musical history One year ago a Palmerston North man began the…

Pirate Stations Inspired Love of Radio

Hiding under his duvet and listening to pirate radio stations started Richard Williams’ love affair with the airwaves. Mr Williams can clearly remember the fear…

New Generation in Oamaru

New community radio station goes live on Oamaru airwaves Jessie Waite A new radio station in Oamaru is committed to the community, says Generation FM’s…

Oamaru loses local Port

Turned off but still tuned in Rebecca Ryan Oamaru may have lost its local Port FM breakfast show, but not host Anton Roswell. He signed…