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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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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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Radio Southland on iTunes

Radio Southland’s podcasts can now be found on iTunes. Station Manager Darren Ludlow said it is another step forward for the station making a wide range of its shows available on this major delivery platform. “While our podcasts have always

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Help Darren support hearing impaired New Zealanders in the Silent Leadership Challenge 2013

On Friday 2nd August 2013 Darren will be tackling four communication challenges wearing ear protectors to simulate deafness. It will rob him of the full ability to communicate, a reality for one in six New Zealanders. Please donate now! Darren

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Kidzone Radio

Radio Southland will be broadcasting the excitement of Southland’s annual major festival for children and families – “ILT Kidzone“. Each year during the July school holidays the James Hargest College senior campus is transformed into the largest playground in the

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New voice fronting Old show

Southland musician and broadcaster Peter Miller is to become the new host of the long-running “Old Folks at Home” show on Radio Southland. Peter takes over from Brendon Burgess, who has presented the show for the past two years. “Old

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Radio Southland broadcaster on TV this weekend

Radio Southland’s “Indian Music Mantra” host Vishal Sharma will feature in this Sunday’s episode of the TV One show “Neighbourhood” This from the show’s Producers: “This week on Neighbourhood, Asha Dutt, partner to Invercargill’s mayor, Tim Shadbolt, shows us around

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