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Bye Bye BOP FM

Uncertain future for Bay radio station Michele McPherson The future of local radio station Bop FM is uncertain and management is refusing to comment on…

Ifinity FM 87.7 Invercargill

Radio station set up in garage Cassandra Pokoney, Southland Times A new radio station celebrating youth culture is hitting the airwaves in Invercargill. Ifinity FM…

Hollah FM Fills Porirua Airwaves

Homegrown Porirua radio station comes of age Esther Lauaki, Kapi-Mana News Porirua’s Hollah FM has found a new home at Whitireia New Zealand’s local campus,…

Blast from Planet Past

Past it? No way Rebecca Blithe A fresh way for older Aucklanders to air personal stories has been acclaimed at a social development forum. Rebecca…

Sounds FM Christchurch Silenced

Fine for ‘interfering’ with air traffic control frequency A Christchurch man who ran a hobby radio station has been fined $4000 and had his equipment…

Northland Rocks Solid from Dargaville

Pupils air their ideas on radio VIV TROUNSON “Good morning Dargaville. This is SOLID FM 107.4 broadcasting from Dargaville Intermediate School.” For two years the…

Solid FM 107.4 Dargaville Intermediate School

Pupils air their ideas on radio VIV TROUNSON “Good morning Dargaville. This is SOLID FM 107.4 broadcasting from Dargaville Intermediate School.” For two years the…

Swiss Mixx 106.9 Covers Coastal Wanganui

Teen announces arrival with bedroom radio station John Maslin, Wanganui Chronicle You would have to say Jayden Barrie has a passion for radio. There’s no…

Radio Woodville – The Voice of the Tararuas

Streaming via front door BY SEAMUS BOYER The front door at Radio Woodville is often wide open, as it is today, and before you even…

Radio Heritage Heaven

Keith’s Collection for Radio Heritage Foundation Author: Paul Brooks Keith Richardson did not spend his entire radio career collecting industry treasures to make his name…

BOLT 88.3 FM Bedroom Radio

BOLT from bedroom out to conquer airwaves Ellen Irvine, Bay of Plenty Times Jake Townsend has a voice for radio and he’s only 14. The…

Musick Point Radio 500 AM

Are you reading me? Kieran Nash – Saturday, March 27, 2010 6:01 Radio enthusiasts are breathing life into a dormant frequency at a Bucklands Beach…

Retro-Heads Rock Kaikoura’s Blue 100.3 FM

Young DJ tunes in to 50s and 60s BY EMMA DANGERFIELD If you live in Kaikoura and shop in town on a Saturday you have…

Radio JAFA Auckland

All I hear is Radio JAFA Edward Rooney Auckland has more radio stations than any other city – and we’re intensely loyal to our favourites….

Kiwi Radio Hall of Fame: Paddy O’Donnell

Renowned radio veteran Paddy O’Donnell dies KAY BLUNDELL One of New Zealand’s best-known broadcasters and colourful radio personalities has died. Paddy O’Donnell, 65, had a…

Wanganui Boosts Life

Breathing new Life into broadcast Kathryn King Fans of Life FM can rejoice in the crystal clear sound of the Christian radio station’s new frequency,…

2ZA Radio Golden Years Reinvented on Stage

2ZA ‘The Voice of the Manawatu’ began broadcasting from Palmerston North in 1938. An ambitious social history exhibition was mounted by the regional museum Te…

If You Want a Radio Station, Go For It – The Story of Radio Cindy 107.7 FM

By Ray Tombs If You Want a Radio Station, Go for It As a child I always fancied being on the radio, playing cool music…

Antarctic Radio Melts

There’s competition along the Antarctic radio dial. Yes, McMurdo alone now boasts three FM stations, and the nearby New Zealand base has yet another. Antarctica…

Apna 990AM Auckland – Four Years on the Airwaves

By JUSTIN LATIF – Western Leader Morning radio jockey Shaiyaz Mohammed doesn’t mind getting up at 4.30am to do the job he loves. The Apna…