Geographic Collection – New Zealand

Rare Kiwi MW/AM DX Audio Clips from the 1970s

Listen to some rare mediumwave DX audio clips recorded in New Zealand during the 1970s.

The Wave, Sumner – Sampler CD

The Wave was an LPFM radio station broadcasting from the bell tower at All Saints Church in Sumner.

Unsung Heroes – D-Day and After

A Documentary by Broadcaster Keith Richardson Sixty years ago, a well-planned military operation codenamed ‘Overlord’, took place on the beaches of Normandy. It was the…

Big 106.2 Auckland – Audio Clips

A selection of audio clips from Big 106.2 FM, Auckland, New Zealand

Community Radio Hamilton – Audio Samples

Some audio samples from a CD donated to our archives (date unknown). Community Radio Hamilton broadcast on AM 1206 kHz to the Waikato Region and…

Holiday 106.8 Sampler CD

Holiday 106.8 FMHelensville Community Radio A sampler CD donated to our archives. Date unknown.

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….

Shaky Raoul Island

March 21st, 2006 “Raoul’s calling you and he sounds worried!” said the radio technician at Makara Radio when I answered the orderwire. On learning of…

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