Geographic Collection – New Zealand

Raglan Community Radio 98.1 MHz

Raglan is a coastal town in New Zealand that’s famous for its surf breaks and volcanic black-sand beaches. According to Aaron Mooar, who manages Raglan’s community radio station, there’s actually a lot more to the town…

Brotherly Luv on 106.7 in Whanganui

Audio snippets from BrotherLuv 106.7 FM, Whanganui

Radio at the Heads

Radio personality Mark Perry never realised that his career would turn into a hobby entertaining people across the world from the little township of Mangawhai.

Finger on The Pulse

The new era thrust upon us by the global pandemic has provided an interesting opportunity for a locally-based cruise ship director who has shifted his overseas office to a makeshift studio in Papamoa.

Radio 1XX, New Zealand’s last private commercial radio station, celebrates 50 years

It was one of New Zealand’s first private commercial radio stations – and now it’s the last. Radio One Double X (1XX) in the Eastern Bay of Plenty is celebrating 50 years on air, after hitting the airwaves for the first

Mix FM 88.3 MHz Central Wellington (2003-2006)

Audio Samples from 2003-2006 Mix FM is an LPFM radio station that has broadcast to Wellington, New Zealand, for many years from a variety of…

Kermadec Earthquake

In our program today, we interrupt our regular flow of topics here in Wavescan in order to present instead a topic on the radio scene…

NZBC Radio Recordings from the 1960s

A selection of radio-related features broadcast on the NZBC’s “4ZB Network” in the 1960s & early 1970s. These recordings come from an un-attributed CD in…

Selwyn Toogood on Radio Pacific

In 1991–92 legendary New Zealand broadcasting personality Selwyn Toogood hosted a nostalgia programme on Radio Pacific. From an un-attributed CD in our archives, here are…

True Light FM Palmerston North

Sample Audio from True Light 87.8 FM From a CD donated to us by the station in 2010, listen to sample audio from True Light…

Bitter FM Taupo

Bitter FM Audio Samples From a CD donated to us by the station, here are some audio samples from the LPFM station Bitter FM, based…

The Story of Village Radio 1XT Tauranga

Audio Features from Our Archives Village Radio 1XT is on 1368AM and broadcasts from the Historic Village, 17th Avenue West, Tauranga, New Zealand. They play…

AM Radio Auckland 1989

Recordings of Classic Hits & Aotearoa Radio, Auckland, New Zealand, made in November 1989.

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.

Foxton disc jockey Bill Bodell, 83, broadcasting blind from a bedroom

A Foxton man is broadcasting a radio station from an empty bedroom and would love to know if anyone is listening.

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.