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So Dope : Internet Radio from South Canterbury

So Dope’s online music banquet KATARINA FILIPE An online radio station started by teenagers for teenagers is gaining fans in South Canterbury. Roncalli College’s Jordan…

TRN Nelson Manager Mike McElhinney Moves

Veteran radio manager bows out ANNA PEARSON The Radio Network Nelson general manager Mike McElhinney is leaving his post this Friday after more than 20…

Ifinity FM Invercargill Finds Flour Power

Radio station fundraiser tonight GWYNETH HYNDMAN It started with an Xbox, a mixer, a microphone, $1000 in cash, and a leased transmitter above a mate’s…

Wadsworth, Womad & 107.6 FM

Helper a total fan of festival KATE SAUNDERS One of Denis Wadsworth’s favourite sounds at Womad is the roar of generators as the festival cranks…

ZM Wellington Celebrates 40 Years Rockin’ On

Wellington ZM crew relive glory days KERRY MCBRIDE Forty years of Wellington radio personalities will converge when a classic station’s former crew come together for…

Kiwi FM Finds Wings, Goes Global

An ailing radio station given $300,000 a year in government funding to play exclusively Kiwi music will bow to commercial reality today and play overseas…

Kia Ora Access Manawatu

Concert treat JUDITH LACY This year’s Waitangi Day concert in The Square is a classic case of ebony and ivory. Kia Ora FM and Access…

Radio Southland Series Salutes Southland Songs

Southland songs to hit the airwaves GWYNETH HYNDMAN Tall poppies are more than welcome at a new radio show, The Great Southern Songbook, that launches…

Phil Digs River City Dagsy FM

Creative job seeker takes to airwaves Aaron van Delden Phil Hyde has been job hunting for almost two years. The 43-year-old was made redundant from…

Kiwi Radio Hall of Fame: Doreen Kelso

Doreen – queen of radio talkback CHRISTOPHER MOOR Forty years ago, the seemingly unflappable Doreen ruled Wellington airwaves on weekday afternoons with her listener-friendly Person…

Mike has The Most in Taranaki

Radio man returns to roots KATE SAUNDERS He may have big shoes to fill, but Mike Dunn reckons returning to his business roots in music…

Maniapoto FM Voice of the King Country Turns 21

STEPHEN OLIVER Mfm, Te Reo Irirangi o Maniapoto, is run by a trust and its purpose is to promote and sustain Maori culture and Maori…

Iwi Radio Tainui Spots Talent in Ngaruawahia

95.4 – Radio Tainui in Ngaruawhaia ALISTAIR BONE There’re birthday shoutouts to do and Te Reo cheats on the whiteboard near the signed picture of…

97FM Radio Warms Listeners at Scott Base, Ross Dependency

“97FM keeps us entertained at work and in the bar in the evenings” reports a winter staff member at the New Zealand Antarctic base writing…

Radio Lollipop Sticks Around Starship

Go red for Radio Lollipop ESTHER LAUAKI Kiwis are encouraged to Paint the Town Red to lend a helping hand to sick kids at Starship…

Ranfurly Radio Burn729

Radio station burns through the years CHE BAKER A celebration will be held in Ranfurly this weekend to mark the 20th year on the airwaves…

Fresh FM Finds New Home With Founders

Building a community with radio NAOMI ARNOLD It still smells of new paint inside Fresh FM’s studios at Founders Heritage Park. “I never want to…

ZL6RWC Rugby World Cup Radio

Calling all radio/rugby fans MELISSA KINEALY Papakura Radio Club members will be making contact with people from all around the world during the Rugby World…

New Plymouth Boys Dig Radio from Gully

School radio gets too close for comfort JO MOIR A few teething problems have forced Taranaki’s newest radio station to change its frequency for broadcasting….

Tama Ohi FM: Tongan Radio on Auckland Airwaves

Tonga on the airwaves Esther Lauaki, East And Bays Courier Keith Moala has experienced extraordinary success and travelled the world to learn from experts in…