A selection of radio recordings for your enjoyment

2ZM Wellington New Zealand, 1980s

An opportunity to hear some relics of what was a fabulous time for popular radio in NZ. Radio 2ZM 1161kHz AM 1983. Originally uploaded to archive.org by raymondallan.


3ZM Christchurch 1323 kHz Jingle


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Warren Fahey Presents Yesterday’s Australia

A Collection of Early Australian Radio & Musical Hall Nostalgia This collection of CDs was donated to the Radio Heritage Foundation by Warren Fahey. Click…

The Night Watch – WXLG Kwajalein 1953

Rare audio & photos from WXLG Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands in 1953

Opening Broadcasts of 4ZJ & 3XG

In 2010 Oamaru DXer Peter Grenfell donated these two recordings of “opening broadcasts” to us. The first is of 4ZJ, a short-term station broadcasting for the 1978 Scout Jamboree in Oamaru, the second being the start of full-time broadcasting from Radio Rhema in Christchurch. The quality of these recordings is less than perfect, but they are both interesting events.

The Early Days of 2KO Newcastle

The material used in this history has come from scrapbooks and transmitter logs held by 2KO, photos and documents provided by the families of Jim Cowan, Ken Greenhalgh, Max Spitzkowsky, Harold Whyte and previous staff members Rob Cornwell, Ron, Dorothy and Len Daley, Reg and Judy Davis, Ron Hurst, Roy Nielson, Russell Thornton and Allan Whyte.

Hutt Radio 106.1FM Fundraising CD

In 2011 the Hutt Radio Trust published this fundraising CD of 18 tracks donated by independent American musicians.

Listen to Radio Heritage Foundation features aired on RNZI Mailbox

RNZI Mailbox: Radio Heritage Foundation Documentaries

During 2004-2014 the Radio Heritage Foundation produced a series of audio documentaries that aired on Radio New Zealand International’s (now rebranded as RNZ Pacific) “Mailbox”…

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