The Crave Rave Breakfast broadcasts every weekday morning 7-9am with host Jake Topi. It’s a modern, cool & hip way to start the day with a cool mix of electronic, dance and hip-hop music, attitude and giveaways.
Here’s a link to the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/craveravebreakfast/
The Southland Community Law Centre
Each month staff from the Southland Community Law Centre talks about everyday issues that affect you. Do you know what your rights are? Listen out from 9-9.15am on the first and third Monday of each month to keep up to date.
Manic Mondays at Radio Southland
Stacey Taylor and Aimee Emerson are vivacious budding radio stars with an optimistic outlook on life and a thirst for the interesting – that’s reflected in the varied range of subjects they talk about and the interviews they conduct. No prizes for guessing they like their rock music – there’s an awesome playlist for you to enjoy each week. “Manic Mondays at Radio Southland” airs each week…funnily enough…on Mondays! Listen live from 10.30-11.30am or catch the repeat on Monday evenings from 8-9pm.
Here’s a link to the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ManicMondays96.4/
Talking in Circles
Since the late 1970’s Southland artist and musician John Husband produced a daily comment piece, first for Radio New Zealand, and then on Foveaux Radio – which developed into his own long running talk show. Since retiring from radio in 2001, John has now returned to present a selection of his old scripts to show how much (or how little) has changed since the years they were first read. It’s a wonderful trip back in time, and though provoking too! “Talking in Circles” airs at 12.10pm and 5.10pm every Monday.
The Ryno Show
The eclectic reflections of Ryan Isaacs, a local 17 year old old soul, accompanied by some old school music! The Ryno Show airs on Mondays at 4.30pm.
Radio without Pictures
The title is a nod to the 70s-80s television show that celebrated a diverse range of music – much of which wasn’t mainstream. In this radio show host Darren Ludlow examines a mix of mainstream and off-beat tracks and matches them with facts and trivia, reflections from life and a career in broadcasting. The show airs 6-9pm on Mondays and repeats Thursdays from 9-11pm.
Space Oddities is a new show, brought to you by Mike Bailey and Kim Diack. It features “Whats in the sky this month?”, local astronomical events, space history, interviews with astronomy experts, and updates of the latest international space news! If you’re a hardwired space nerd, or are interested in astronomy, this is the show for you! Space Oddities airs at 9.30pm on Mondays.
Blind Spot is a programme produced by the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand – Southland Branch (ABC). The ABC is a blind consumer organization established by blind people in 1945. Their programme focuses on issues relating to blind and vision impaired people. Blind Spot is sponsored by SBS Bank and plays from 9-9.15am on the fourth Tuesday of every month.
Terry Toner’s Tuesday Tunes
Reminisce with Terry every Tuesday morning as he takes a trip back though the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s (sometimes even earlier) with his own unique, warm style. A prolific collector and avid bookworm, Terry has a great way of looking at the world today while winding back the clock. Great company to start your Tuesdays from 9.30-11.30am.
Peter Miller hosts this wonderful two hour trip down a musical memory lane as he revisits the vibrant (and sometimes almost forgotten) songs and sounds of the sixties. He mixes in some wonderful memories of life in Invercargill and Southland during those years. Peter also adds his own twist with some recreations of sixties hits with his own keyboards. Give him a call for requests or dedications – Sixties Sensations goes to air 12.30-2.30pm on Tuesdays.
Here’s a link to the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/60sSensations/
Old Folks At Home
Sit back, relax and reminisce with Peter Miller as he plays all your old-time favourites. He welcomes your requests and dedications, which can be sent to the station. Old Folks At Home plays on Tuesdays from 3-5pm and replays on Sundays 7-9pm.
Each week the crew from Number 10 come up with a revolving set of young people guest starring on the Number 10 Radio Show. Tune in for laughs, games, and serious chat with youth about youth issues. This show airs on Tuesdays at 5.30pm!
Darren Ludlow and Carl Mills take turns at hosting a show where special guests are invited to come and share their favourite songs and explain what that music means to them. The show is broadcast 7-8pm on Tuesdays (replayed Saturdays 6-7pm)
Pretty Ill, Actually!
A new show on chronic illness & disability, Pretty Ill, Actually! is a show hosted by Rachael Goldsmith. It’s for people living with all sorts of medical conditions, their friends, whanau and carers. Each episode is about a different diagnosis, with interviews from both personal and organisational perspectives. This show is broadcast each Wednesday morning at 9am.
The Book Show
Terry Toner presents this half-hour tribute to the written, printed word. Listen for author interviews, news on the latest and up-coming releases, and reviews from our local book fans. Listen out Wednesday morning 10-10.30am (replayed 4pm Sundays). Check out the Facebook page for more news and reviews: http://www.facebook.com/terrysbookshow/
Gospel & Country with Michelle
Wallacetown’s gift to radio is the delightful Michelle Riseley, who brings to you “The Gospel Show” – which airs Wednesdays from 10.30-11.30am. This is followed by “Country With Michelle” from 11.30am-2.30pm. This is a mix of traditional country music, and some of her favourite country artists as well. She also enjoys broadcasting your dedications and requests – so if you’d like one, feel free to call her in the studio on 03 218 8964.
Country Express with Noel Parry
The second longest running show on Radio Southland is Country Express, hosted by Noel Parry for nearly 12 years. Noel plays a real mix of traditional country, yodeling, bluegrass and country rock and has a loyal legion of dedicated country music followers in Southland, across New Zealand and also (thanks to live streaming) across the world. Country Express airs Wednesdays from 2.30-5.30pm.
City Centre News & Views
Invercargill City Council city centre coordinator Kari Graber hosts City Centre News & Views – a weekly interview show highlighting issues, solutions, news and interesting features in the Invercargill CBD. This show airs on Wednesdays at 5.30pm, and repeats on Mondays at 9.15am.
Jack’s Knowledge of Sport
Each week Jack Lovett-Hurst brings you the latest NZ sports fixture results, analysis, news, and information on upcoming matches & games. Jack is a very keen young sportsperson who lives with a disability, but doesn’t let that slow him down. Tune into Jack’s show on Wednesdays at 6.45pm!
Art is our Perception
Lyndal and Darren Ludlow take turns talking art and interview creative Southlanders. Arts covered include visual and performing – and maybe something new and groundbreaking. If you’re a creative, we’d love to have you on our show!
Here’s a link to the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ArtIsOurPerception/
IDEA Radio Show
Southland IDEA clients (people with learning disabilities) produce their own radio show here – in fact they have been involved with programme making now for seven years. The show is an hour of popular music with people taking turns at announcing the songs and talking about their favourite things. Some have the ability to do technical tasks and others require a bit more help, but they all say their ‘radio’ hour is something they all really look forward to each week. IDEA Radio Show broadcasts weekly on Thursdays at 12.30pm – 1.30pm.
WWW (World Wide Wilson)
Music and social commentary that gives a hint of what goes on in the mind of a 14 year old Pokemon hunting Manga reader, Marvel Universe fan and You Tuber Wilson Ludlow. The show airs 4-5pm on Thursdays.
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NZ First MP Ria Bond talks about what’s going on at Parliament, and what she can do to advocate for you on Thursdays at 5.45pm.
A Voice of Samoa
Faleauto is a lawyer from Samoa who lives in Southland. He presents A Voice of Samoa, which is a series of semi-fictional stories about life in Samoa, and as a young immigrant to NZ. A Voice of Samoa airs on 6pm on Thursdays, and repeats Sunday at 10.30pm.
Ceol and Craic
Introducing another new programme maker – Leon Hartnett – and his Irish themed show – Ceol & Craic! Each fortnight Leon will bring you an hour of banter and music. Ceol & Craic airs at 7pm on Thursdays. Taitneamh a bhaint as! (Enjoy!)
Invers0riginals with– Jay Sellwood
Jay Sellwood is a fizzing ball of energy whose focus is supporting and playing local Southland music on his show. Jay has a lively broadcast style and he really knows his stuff. On InversOriginals he showcases local music often with interesting background information about the artists and their songs. InversOriginals broadcasts live on Thursdays at 8.00 – 9.00pm.
Woman’s World provides a politically active perspective on issues that affect women in the community. Presenters of the show have so far included Anne McCracken, Vanya Bailey and Lyn Devery. The show’s aimed at a wide cross section of the community and has a steady flow of different guests. It’s very informative. Women’s World broadcasts Fridays 9.00 – 9.15am
The Invercargill City Council is always busy upgrading its services and implementing council bylaws and plans. But, listening to the councillors being interviewed about is the best way to get the message across about how their processes actually work. City Focus is one the stations longest running shows and on it, you can hear all the latest news from the Invercargill Council. City Focus broadcasts Fridays at 9.15 – 9.30am
Fraser FM (Coming soon)
We look forward to Emily Fraser joining us – she is a Ruru School student who will be presenting a 15 minute show showcasing her favourite tunes!
The Agenda is a new social issues discussion programme, headed by Corey Fuimaono. Corey doesn’t shy away from asking the hard-hitting questions of those who can answer them! The show airs every Friday at 3:30pm. Check out the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/TheAgendaNZ/
Terry Lynch returns with Calm Minds – a show with advice, interviews and perspective for mental health consumers, their friends, workmates and families. Terry is a consumer himself, and also an advocate for other consumers. Terry is also a poet and you’ll often hear some of his works in the show. Calm Minds broadcasts Fridays at 4.00 – 4.30pm and replays on Sundays 4.30 – 5.00pm.
Friday Night Live
If you want to get yourself set-up for a good Friday night out – or you’d just rather stay in and have a party at home, then check out Friday Night Live with Joshie Pask. He’s studied radio and now he wants to try and break some of the rules with some ‘out there’ humor and the latest party-time sounds. Keep and keep an ear out for some of Joshie’s own special mixes too – he’s quite the DJ. Friday Night Live with Joshie Pask, 7 – 9pm on Friday nights (funnily enough).
Rock and metal fans rejoice – experienced broadcaster Carl “Millsy” Mills finally gets to play his favourite music every week with his own show on Radio Southland. Thanks to United Video you can keep up to date with the latest entertainment information, plus there’s everything you need to know from the world of rock (and maybe some wrestling gossip too). Millsy Rocks plays every Friday from 9-11pm and is replayed on Saturdays from 8-10pm. Here’s hoping the studio speakers can cope!
Here’s a link to the Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/southlandmillsyrocks/
Sounds Easy with Peter Richardson
For a pleasant start to your Saturday morning Radio Southland suggests tuning into what is now our longest running live broadcast – Sounds Easy. Hosted by Peter Richardson, this is a wonderful mix of music from yesteryear, from motion picture musicals to light and lyrical classical music to classic radio comedy skits to help ease you into your weekend. Now into his twentieth year of producing Sounds Easy, Peter says he still thoroughly enjoys the experience of presenting his early morning programme. Sounds Easy, broadcasts Saturdays from 7.30 – 10.30am.
Do you consider yourself a bit of a car fanatic? Love talking about everything from classic cars to the latest model out? Enjoy spending your Sundays watching motorsport? Then we’ve got a new show just for you! Join Pete & Aaron on Sundays at 5.30pm for Grinding Gears! Or check out their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pg/Grinding-Gears