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A new face but a familiar voice

Radio Southland is pleased to introduce our new Station Coordinator – Rachael Goldsmith Rachael comes from a background of working in media, politics, social work and tertiary education. She did produce a show focusing on mental health consumers last year,

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Holiday Hours at Radio Southland

Radio Southland’s Holiday office hours Friday December 23rd: close at midday Closed through until January 8th. January 9-13 and 16-20: open from 10am-4pm January 23: re-open with normal hours 8.30am-5pm Many of our shows take a break – a few

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The Big Listen – coming this August

Throughout August 2016, Radio Southland will be taking part in The Big Listen, a nationwide campaign to celebrate Community Access Radio services in New Zealand. Station Manager Darren Ludlow said he is excited about the opportunities The Big Listen offers.

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Live outside broadcasts coming up

Radio Southland has two special outside broadcasts coming in March Station Manager Darren Ludlow says Radio Southland is looking forward to broadcasting live from the Relay for Life event coming up at Rugby Park on March 19th and 20th. However, before

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New staff member

Radio Southland is pleased to welcome Neville (Mac) McTainsh as its new Station Coordinator. Nev is very experienced in the radio industry, starting back in 1971 and working all over New Zealand in places like Hamilton, Dunedin, Wellington, Te Kuiti,

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Into The East LIVE on Radio Southland

Radio Southland is proud to announce a special one-off live performance from award-winning duo Into The East from our studios this Sunday evening. Into The East are in the midst of a campaign through the on-line music promotion agency where the

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Holiday Times

Radio Southland is getting set to take a (partial) break for the holiday season. The office will close from midday on Friday December 19th. It will re-open from Monday January 5th, but with limited hours – from 10am until 4pm

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Radio Southland offers a different breakfast

Radio Southland will once again have a breakfast show from this Monday (October 13th). “The Crave Rave Breakfast” will be hosted by Jake Topi, a former SBHS students and graduate of the New Zealand Radio School in Tauranga. The show

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Something new – a taste of breakfast?

Rumours are circulating that Radio Southland is considering debuting a new breakfast show. As yet, we cannot confirm (seriously)…but for a taste of what we are thinking about you could have a listen this Friday at 2pm, Saturday at 3pm

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Two Country Shows become one

Radio Southland’s two premiere country shows are merging to become one. “Noel’s Country Express” and “Southern First Play” are both hosted by Southland country music advocate and long-time broadcaster Noel Parry, but from later this month they will merge into

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