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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Early Music Recordings from ZJV Suva

Some early recordings of Fijian music made by station ZJV Suva.

Radio Dunedin at 100

In 2022 New Zealand radio station “Radio Dunedin” celebrates 100 years of broadcasting. The station was launched in late 1922, becoming the first radio station in New Zealand.

News Radio WHAM 1180/Rochester Celebrates 100 Years

iHeartMedia Rochester celebrates the 100th anniversary of News Radio WHAM 1180. As the longest surviving radio outlet in Rochester, NY, WHAM debuted on July 11, 1922, under the call letters WHQ.

Dmitry Mezin Collection: True Sounds Audio Archive

From his now closed dxsignal.ru hobby website Dmitry Mezin has made available an off-line version of his “True Sounds” audio archive. With his permission, we…

Bird Calls on Shortwave Radio

Bird Call identification signals from five different shortwave stations, and a little about the bird that is featured in the sign on routine, as well as about the station itself. 

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”…