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Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve probably heard or read about Twitter in recent weeks. It is reputedly the best thing since sliced bread. If you haven’t caught up yet there’s an intro here. Everyone is on Twitter now, but we can say with a degree of certainty (albiet, a very small degree […]

This programme goes out from 7 on Thursday 19 March, and is rebroadcast at 12 noon on Sunday 22 March.  I talk to Chris Greaves about the island rubbish and recycling and the tender process which closes at the end of March.  We discuss:  – Why Clean Stream need to tender for the rubbish collection […]

This week we went a bit all over the place from experimental Australian music to Turkish orchestras to Cambodian pop artists from the 60’s and 70’s. Playlist Sound Information #32 – On Sacred Rights Performed by the Australia Day 2007 iteration of the Terminal Quartet at the Make It Up Club, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Features Ash […]

Tonight we listened to songs from two of my favourite blogs: Aquarium Drunkard and Radio Free Silverlake. Most of the bands we featured tonight are either from one of my old stomping grounds, the Silverlake district of Los Angeles or the play in one of the many venues there quite regularly. Autumn Tone Records is […]

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December 22, 2008

  Waiheke Radio is marking Christmas by broadcasting a recording of the Waiheke Choral Society and Sister Shout performing Handel’s Messiah. We recorded the live performance at St Peter’s Church in Oneroa earlier this month and we’ll broadcast  it at 8pm on Christmas Eve and again at 10am on Christmas Day on 88.3fm and 107.4fm. […]

The official Waiheke Radio launch has been set for Labour Weekend, Sat 25 October. Right now we are busy training volunteers and developing shows and content. Over the coming weeks you will hear more and more great radio shows introduced to our schedule. Already you can hear the Blackpool Boys, Bill and Trevor, present their […]

Continuing on with our fundraising push … this Friday be sure to check out the Waiheke Premiere of I’m Not There a 2007 biographical film inspired by the life of iconic singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. It depicts six distinct stages of Dylan’s life and public persona portrayed by an ensemble cast of actors: Marcus Carl Franklin, […]

So, yeah, this weeks show. Was a a corker (even though I say so myself) There were new tracks and new bands all over the place and a general feeling of freshness in the air(waves) 🙂 That said, I so wanted to play the new Scissor Sisters single, I don’t feel like dancin’, this week. […]

Well the big news last week was the storm which ravaged Waiheke with 100+ km winds and rain, knocking down trees and casting most of the island into darkness for varying amounts of time. One of the casualties of this wrath of nature was the old Beach Radio broadcasting desk which got fried by an […]

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