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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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Kidzone Radio Southland

Radio Southland is set to broadcast live from the South Island’s largest festival for children – the ILT Kidzone Festival 2014. Station Manager Darren Ludlow said this is the 10th anniversary of the six day festival, and this will be

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New shows for 2014

Get set for some new sounds on our station as we roll in to 2014. Porirua-born and present Invercargillian, Corey Fuimaono, is a current student at SIT, undertaking a Bachelor in Digital Media and was previously a Youth MP for

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Summer Holiday hours

Radio Southland moves into “holiday mode” from this Friday afternoon – but don’t expect us to disappear over the summer break. Formally, our office is closed from 2pm Friday December 20th and will re-open on a limited basis from Monday

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Vodafone – a new partner for Radio Southland

Radio Southland is pleased to announce a partnership with Vodafone to ensure our ability to broadcast from community events. In the past Radio Southland has been able to hire a privately owned mobile broadcast caravan, but that has since relocated

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Fancy your own show?

Radio Southland offers YOU the chance to have your own radio show. “It’s a reminder we have to put out regularly, but there are still many people who won’t know what we’re about and what we have to offer,” says

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Ghost Stories

An exciting new storytelling show premieres on Radio Southland at 7pm this evening. “Remembering the dead” is a collection of stories drawn from the history of Karamea, and is written and produced by former Southlander Jordan Reyne, now living in

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More Southland music

Radio Southland has recently added more Southland music to the playlist. Station Manager Darren Ludlow said “more” can be defined two ways. “Firstly, there are 12 new tracks we’ve just added from artists who have recently released albums, or brought

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Our new logo

Radio Southland today unveiled its new logo. Station Manager Darren Ludlow worked with Market South to develop the look, which was recently approved by the Southland Community Broadcasters’ Charitable Trust trustees. Darren said the old logo had served the station

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