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Adam Hattaway and The Haunters | Riding The River

Adam Hattaway and The Haunters release the singalong anthem ‘Riding The River’.

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An Interview With Lunavela

Lunavela has been making a splash across Student Radio with his recent release 'Six-out-of-ten-Friend’, including taking out the top spot on the SRN Top-Ten.

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These Four Walls: The Venues Filling the Void

Liam Broderick sat down with the owner of FLUX, Zak Cooper, to chat about the local music scene.

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Solomon Crook | sweet 16’s

Solomon Crook returns with the expansive new single ‘sweet 16’s’.

Solomon Crook
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VAGABOND 69 & Jess Aspinwall | Whole Orange

VAGABOND69 and Jess Aspinwall team up on the experimental new song ‘Whole Orange’.

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Leaping Tiger | Gooey

Electronic maestro Leaping Tiger finds his voice on the new release, ‘Gooey’.

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The Knews | Secret Attraction

Ōtautahi indie-rock band The Knews shine on their second single, ‘Secret Attraction’.

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7:30amRāhina | Mon

7:30amRāhina | Mon

Shake off the morning dust and rub the sleep out of your eyes! Tune into 98.5FM every weekday morning! If you're reading this and have got this far...I [...]

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The Dave Cave

12:00pmRāhina | Mon

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Let's face it. Monday's are rough. It's quite a grind recovering from all the weekend's festivities. 

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Disc Horse

3:00pmRāhina | Mon

3:00pmRāhina | Mon

A bunch of hot takes, contrarian unpopular opinions, niche genres and batshit insane episodes of music history. If you want to hear about how Steve [...]

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Monday Drive

4:00pmRāhina | Mon

4:00pmRāhina | Mon

Join Violet on Monday Drive for the ultimate RDU 98.5 FM variety show every Monday, 4-6pm! Each week we'll be counting down the SRN Top 10, playing [...]

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Liquid Exchange

6:00pmRāhina | Mon

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Tea Time

7:00pmRāhina | Mon

7:00pmRāhina | Mon

Journey through the years of drum and bass. Every Monday, Tea Time will take you on a ride discovering the rich history & unique storyline that has [...]

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Roots Fire Sound

8:00pmRāhina | Mon

8:00pmRāhina | Mon

Calling all sound system enthusiasts! Join Roots Fire Sound for an exploration into the underground sound. Drawing inspiration from Jamaican sound [...]

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Percy Radio

9:30pmRāhina | Mon

9:30pmRāhina | Mon

Percy Radio is a show hosted by Percy the Kid and Ultraviolet, it focuses on leftfield and cutting edge electronic music [...]

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Froth Organics

10:30pmRāhina | Mon

10:30pmRāhina | Mon

Still not over the weekend hype? Urging for a final fist pump before the week goes full ham? Tune in to the late Monday hour to quench your thirst for UK [...]

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The Recap

11:30pmRāhina | Mon

11:30pmRāhina | Mon

Looking to discover the local underground hip hop scene that thrives in Ōtautahi and Aotearoa? The Recap is the show for you. Still a community hub for [...]

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RDU Breakfast

7:30amRātū | Tues

7:30amRātū | Tues

Shake off the morning dust and rub the sleep out of your eyes! Tune into 98.5FM every weekday morning! If you're reading this and have got this far...I [...]

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The Paperback Loop

9:30amRātū | Tues

9:30amRātū | Tues

Welcome to The Paperback Loop on RDU 98.5FM, the literacy lovers chance to join hosts Daniella and Ella in unpacking pieces of writing to get to their [...]

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Noon Toons

12:00pmRātū | Tues

12:00pmRātū | Tues

Join Paige and Nikki every Tuesday from 12 - 1pm for some juicy tunes and the lowdown on what's happening in Ōtautahi.[...]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Britannia

2:00pmRātū | Tues

2:00pmRātū | Tues

Join music lover Emma Schmanski for a look at culture and music in Ōtautahi and Aotearoa. Each week, Emma chats with a range of New Zealand creatives [...]

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Smoko

3:00pmRātū | Tues

3:00pmRātū | Tues

Grab a coffee and a dart, quicksmart. Welcome to Smoko. Featuring a line-up of [...]

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Tuesday Drive

4:00pmRātū | Tues

4:00pmRātū | Tues

We love music, and what music does! AKA bringing people together for a bloody good party, day or night. Interviews, banter, music news and more! Tune [...]

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Girlschool

6:00pmRātū | Tues

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Missy G rolling out the wickedest, wildest heart-pumping beats from women musicians and producers from all over the planet. New releases so hot, they've [...]

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Flammable Material

7:30pmRātū | Tues

7:30pmRātū | Tues

Bringing you a very loose use of the term 'punk' with a selection of the best and worst music gracing the scene. Your weekly taste of local and [...]

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Core Kids Radio

9:00pmRātū | Tues

9:00pmRātū | Tues

Core Kids Radio brings you the very best tunes. Hardcore adjacent to 80s classics, and everything in between from Aotearoa and across the globe. Join [...]

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Cacophony

10:00pmRātū | Tues

10:00pmRātū | Tues

Cacophony has been serving Antichristchurch for over three decades, providing the very best metal from NZ and abroad. Featuring news, reviews, interviews [...]

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RDU Breakfast

7:30amRāapa | Wed

7:30amRāapa | Wed

Shake off the morning dust and rub the sleep out of your eyes! Tune into 98.5FM every weekday morning! If you're reading this and have got this far...I [...]

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Middays with Mia

12:00pmRāapa | Wed

12:00pmRāapa | Wed

This show will make you think. This show is ready and willing to cover anything and everything. From cocktails [...]

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Woolly Yarns

3:00pmRāapa | Wed

3:00pmRāapa | Wed

Need a little help getting through hump day? Tune into Woolly Yarns with Rosie. Keeping things cosy with some mellow tunes and funky guests. 3 - 4pm, [...]

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Wednesday Drive

4:00pmRāapa | Wed

4:00pmRāapa | Wed

Purveyor of midweek hump day good times, with a focus on local and international, new and vintage indie music. You'll also find plenty of guitar-based [...]

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The Hit List | Full on Idle

6:00pmRāapa | Wed

6:00pmRāapa | Wed

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 Hosted by Hat and Leon, The Hit List [...]

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Sheep Technique

7:30pmRāapa | Wed

7:30pmRāapa | Wed

The Sheep Technique will bring you the very best of new and old New Zealand alternative and indie music scene. Unreleased obscurities, modern kiwi [...]

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Droppin’ Jewelz

9:00pmRāapa | Wed

9:00pmRāapa | Wed

Droppin' Jewelz features some truly dope underground hip-hop, unheard and unknown. Respecting the art form and going back to the roots of where it all [...]

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Club Unique

10:00pmRāapa | Wed

10:00pmRāapa | Wed

Got an interest in the global underground dance music culture? Boy, we've got the show for you! Explore the underground dance and local electronic [...]

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Greasy Garden Grooves

11:00pmRāapa | Wed

11:00pmRāapa | Wed

Everything from deep to minimal, tribal to tech, Greasy Garden Grooves has it all. Every week join Patella your weekly fix. 11pm - 12am, Wednesdays on [...]

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Among The Machines

12:00amRāpare | Thurs

12:00amRāpare | Thurs

Late night radio listeners you're in for a treat. Journey on an aural exploration looking at the relationship between man and machine and how advances in [...]

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RDU Breakfast

7:30amRāpare | Thurs

7:30amRāpare | Thurs

Shake off the morning dust and rub the sleep out of your eyes! Tune into 98.5FM every weekday morning! If you're reading this and have got this far...I [...]

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The CANTA BANTA Radio Show

12:00pmRāpare | Thurs

12:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Inspired by the legacy of student media from year’s past. The CANTA BANTA Show is the official radio show of CANTA, the [...]

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The Afternoon Jams

2:00pmRāpare | Thurs

2:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Every good buddy-cop movie needs an unlikely pairing of two polarising partners. Each partner must have skills and interests that complement the other. [...]

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Te Ahi Top 10

3:00pmRāpare | Thurs

3:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Each week we bring you your favourite kiwi tracks as voted by you on the Te Ahi Top 10! Chosen by [...]

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The 420 Show

4:00pmRāpare | Thurs

4:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Tune in for the toughest selection of reggae, dub, funk, soul, jungle, hip hop and the freshest bass music from Aotearoa and around the world! Host [...]

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Eyes Down Radio

6:00pmRāpare | Thurs

6:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Eyes Down Sound System presents Eyes Down Radio. Known for their deadly selection of dubs from the 70s to today, Eyes Down, Akcept and Headland will take [...]

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Supafly | Radio 909

8:00pmRāpare | Thurs

8:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 The Supafly agenda is to play Funk [...]

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Dubbers Anonymous

9:30pmRāpare | Thurs

9:30pmRāpare | Thurs

Subtle Sound System presents Dubbers Anonymous, a vinyl homage to the past and future sound of dubstep. New releases, promos, test presses, local dubs [...]

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The Gamma Rave

11:00pmRāpare | Thurs

11:00pmRāpare | Thurs

Birthed from radioactive decay in deep space, where the frequencies are twisted and time is warped, feel the shockwave and welcome to The Gamma [...]

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RDU Breakfast

7:30amRāmere | Fri

7:30amRāmere | Fri

Shake off the morning dust and rub the sleep out of your eyes! Tune into 98.5FM every weekday morning! If you're reading this and have got this far...I [...]

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Fridays with DNA

9:30amRāmere | Fri

9:30amRāmere | Fri

A stone-ground blend of contemporary rock, indie, electronic and hip-hop tunes, from Aotearoa and around the world. Join Amanda and Darlene (and [...]

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TuneSoc Radio

12:00pmRāmere | Fri

12:00pmRāmere | Fri

This is the one and only radio show for Tunesoc, University of Canterbury's music club, broadcasting live from Haere-Roa. Join the gang as they chat about [...]

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The Friday Fix Up

2:00pmRāmere | Fri

2:00pmRāmere | Fri

The Friday Fix up is the light at the end of the tunnel. When you have been grinding all week and just need that little boost to pick you up for the [...]

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Friday Drive

4:00pmRāmere | Fri

4:00pmRāmere | Fri

Start your weekend the right way! 2 hours of new music, starting with the Homegrown Half Hour - 30mins of kiwi music brought to you by NZ on Air. Host, [...]

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Get Lost Radio | Rhythm Zone

6:00pmRāmere | Fri

6:00pmRāmere | Fri

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 Get Lost Radio brings you the sounds [...]

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Metrobeatz

8:00pmRāmere | Fri

8:00pmRāmere | Fri

Tune into MetroBeatz for all your jungle requirements. Chaotic breaks, low-end pressure and endless good vibes drawing inspiration from the cultural roots [...]

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Selectah Version

9:30pmRāmere | Fri

9:30pmRāmere | Fri

Every Friday night from 9.30 – 11pm, Dubstarr will take you on a journey from old school to new. Various genres including hip hop, dancehall, grime, [...]

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Surprise Attack

11:00pmRāmere | Fri

11:00pmRāmere | Fri

A semi-spherical surprise mix of global glottal releases and post-instrumental mentalities. Surprise Attack isn't so much the next night cut-up and [...]

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Noize Kontrol Radio

12:30amRāhoroi | Sat

12:30amRāhoroi | Sat

The Noize Kontrol crew represent all things bass oriented and underground. Join ringing forward sounds from dubstep to jungle, new to old and [...]

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The Beats Revolution

8:00amRāhoroi | Sat

8:00amRāhoroi | Sat

Ōtautahi's #1 Latino breakfast show has landed on RDU 98.5FM. Tune in every Saturday morning from 8 - 10am to spice up your breakfast with some juicy [...]

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Hauswerk

10:00amRāhoroi | Sat

10:00amRāhoroi | Sat

With the modus operandi to provide the freshest in underground house sounds every Saturday morning, Hauswerk has always taken pride in taking things a [...]

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Dig For Victory | Hustle HiFi

12:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

12:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

Bi-weekly on RDU 98.5FM! Weekly rotating shows, bringing you nothing but the very best. Week 1 Influenced by sampling culture and [...]

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The Demo Crew

2:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

2:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

Mostly vinyl, classic funk, reggae history, hip hop/breaks, soul jazz, extreme kitsch and upbeat/downbeat tunes mixed with the occasional guest. Join [...]

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The Green Room

4:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

4:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

100% New Zealand electronica show. Saturdays, 4 - 6pm! The Green Room showcases the best electronic new releases and classic tracks, interviews, news [...]

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Saturday Night Techno Jams

6:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

6:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

Tune in weekly for your Saturday Night Techno Fix, for a selection of melodic, deep, driving, rhythm grooves from across the globe. Join host Moad, [...]

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Substructure

7:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

7:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

Drawing inspiration from 1985 label, but with their own personal flair. The Substructure crew bring a vibe of dark, tasteful, exploring a wide range of [...]

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Formatics

9:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

9:00pmRāhoroi | Sat

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Sensei Sessions

10:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

10:30pmRāhoroi | Sat

Lovers of BASS and the quintessential gong, true surfers of the sine wave. Sensei Sessions is the show for you. Meta key and immersive flow, with toilet [...]

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Late Night Cuts

12:30amRātapu | Sun

12:30amRātapu | Sun

Exploring the global underground 140 scene. Showcasing new labels, producers and vinyl exclusives. Join Mujaah on his journey to 'make dubstep great [...]

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Jazz Show

9:00amRātapu | Sun

9:00amRātapu | Sun

The Jazz show brings you... you guessed it! Your weekly fix of all things jazz. Be it old, new, weird, actual or alleged. From blue bote and bossa nova to [...]

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Soundcheck

11:00amRātapu | Sun

11:00amRātapu | Sun

Every Sunday join host Mudd & guests for an evolving mix up of psych-rock and electronica exploring new releases and timeless classics. Soundcheck. [...]

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Vintage Cuts

1:00pmRātapu | Sun

1:00pmRātapu | Sun

Join us as we dust off a whole lot of old records, a few essential CDs and resurrect the odd fractured mp3 for a couple of hours of recorded music [...]

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Throwing Shapes

3:00pmRātapu | Sun

3:00pmRātapu | Sun

Throwing Shapes is the sound of a back-country road stretching into the distance; the heat shimmering off the tarmac and playing tricks with your mind. [...]

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Dubwize

4:30pmRātapu | Sun

4:30pmRātapu | Sun

The Dubwize Show is Ōtautahi's only full-spectrum reggae show and the South Island's longest-running with 20 years under the belt. Featuring the sounds of [...]

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Sugar and Spice Radio

6:00pmRātapu | Sun

6:00pmRātapu | Sun

Welcome to Sugar and Spice Radio, showcasing the very best wāhine DJ's, producers and musicians that Ōtautahi has to offer. What began as a local club [...]

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Fostercare Radio

7:30pmRātapu | Sun

7:30pmRātapu | Sun

Calling ravers old and young. Inspired by 90s UK rave culture, pirate radio, and the very best Christchurch and NZ based DJs and producers. Jagā and [...]

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Lost Sundays

9:00pmRātapu | Sun

9:00pmRātapu | Sun

Make sure your tray-table is up, your seatbelt is fastened and your bag is under the seat in front of you as you step in for a [...]

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Te Ahi Top 10

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    Take It Easy

    One Waka

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    Lumbo Run

    Kool Aid

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    Better For Ya

    And$Um

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