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Lyall Bay School Radio : Maranui FM

Lyall Bay kids relish roles on radio ERIN KAVANAGH-HALL Maranui FM’s DJs are charming and articulate, have local knowledge and varied musical tastes – and…

Secret FM No Secret Any More

Hutt youth centre launches radio station LEE-ANNE EDWARDS Hutt radio listeners will be hearing more from local teens with the launch of youth radio station…

Papakowhai Rocks the USA AndHow

Papakowhai unlikely base for US indie rock station ANDREA O’NEIL Everything may be bigger in Texas, but it’s not necessarily better – which is how…

2ZB Wellington 75 Years : Early Personalities

On April 28 1937, radio station 2ZB of the National Commercial Broadcasting Service began broadcasting to Wellington from atop Mt Victoria, overlooking New Zealand’s capital…

Feature Station 2YD Wellington Ambush

In 1937, the move from private radio to state regulated radio in New Zealand was gathering pace with the creation of a National Commercial Broadcasting…

Te Upoku o Te Ika : Wellington Maori Radio

Capital Maori Radio Station Turns 25 OLIVIA WANNAN The “Big kid” of Maori language radio stations is turning 25 and the party is about to…

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…

2ZW The Voice of the Capital City

The first B licence issued to a New Zealand broadcaster was to 2ZW Wellington, which began operations on May 20 1931 at 1120 on the…

Hollah FM Fills Porirua Airwaves

Homegrown Porirua radio station comes of age Esther Lauaki, Kapi-Mana News Porirua’s Hollah FM has found a new home at Whitireia New Zealand’s local campus,…

2ZB Wellington 1120 AM

In April 1937, 2ZB began broadcasting to Wellington using a modern 1kW transmitter on 1120kc. To celebrate, here are some images from deep in our…

From Hawkes Bay to Replay Radio (Forty-Four Years in Radio)

From Hawkes Bay to Replay Radio By David Lindsay I’m not at all sure what got me interested in radio. As a schoolboy I remember…

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