60 Best New Zealand Music Podcasts

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New Zealand Music Podcasts

Here are 60 Best New Zealand Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Fletch, Vaughan & Megan on ZM

Fletch, Vaughan & Megan on ZM New Zealand
Fletch, Vaughan, and Megan every weekday across New Zealand from 6 am to 10 am. Listen in for the best music, biggest celebs, latest gossip, and a bit... of a laugh.more
zmonline.com/shows..
142.5K 4K 1 episode / day Avg Length 37 min Apr 2018
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2. Locals Only

Locals Only New Zealand
Each week, Hauraki presenter and music enthusiast, Angie Grey, and Hauraki producer and wannabe songwriter, Tom Harper sit down for a beer and a chat ...with the best musicians from Aotearoa. Locals Only is a show about the New Zealand music scene, on and off the mic.more
spreaker.com/show/..
146.6K 7.3K 39.4K 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 44 min Apr 2018
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3. The Matt & Jerry Show

The Matt & Jerry Show Jeremy Wells and Matt Heath every weekday. The best of the Radio Hauraki Breakfast plus a daily bespoke intro featuring the infamous Office Hours. Req...uests for punishing stories, song suggestions, and complaints were welcomed and played on the show.more
spreaker.com/show/..
26.4K 10 episodes / week Avg Length 44 min Feb 2016
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4. 95bFM: Friday Live

95bFM: Friday Live Auckland, New Zealand
Live music from the 95bFM studio, every Friday evening on 95bFM Drive with Jonny and Big Hungry. Broadcast weekly from Auckland, New Zealand.
95bfm.com/bcasts/f..
18.5K 19.3K 11.8K 1 episode / month Jan 2020
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5. Kidnappers Breakfast with Big Daddy

Kidnappers Breakfast with Big Daddy New Zealand
Join the Kidnappers team every weekday morning from 7-9 am as Big Daddy plays the music you love to hear.
radiokidnappers..
925 41 1 episode / day Avg Length 57 min Apr 2021
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6. Back Porch Bluegrass

Back Porch Bluegrass Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Host Paul Trenwith is a founder member of the Hamilton County Bluegrass Band, playing banjo & occasionally singing harmony parts. Paul has always been... an enthusiastic advocate and promoter of bluegrass music and the show includes tracks from the classic bands, the traditional stylists, and contemporary groups as well as some 'roots' bluegrass & new-grass. NZ & Australian bluegrass gets an airing, and every show includes some of his personal favorites.more
freefm.org.nz/P..
13.3K 678 1.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 59 min Sep 2019
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7. NZelectronica - Pulzar FM

NZelectronica - Pulzar FM Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
NZelectronica, proudly supported by NZ on Air Music, is a weekly radio show on Pulzar FM promoting NZ produced electronic music, hosted by the one and... only Camo MC.more
spreaker.com/show/..
549 12 episodes / year Avg Length 59 min Feb 2020
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8. Harmony Waikato

Harmony Waikato Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Harmony Waikato is a program for vocal groups of all sorts, shapes, and sizes, and styles from madrigals to hymns, from jazz to spirituals and doo-wop... to barbershop. Harmony singing enthusiasts Richard Bentley and Derek Kingsbury take turns in presenting a variety of blends, news and interviews, and lots of fantastic harmonies featuring city serenaders and vocal yokels.more
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13.5K 678 1.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Feb 2021
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9. Country Express

Country Express Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Join Noel Parry each week as his collection of country hits and classics pulls into the station for a good 2-hour gadabout!
radiosouthland...
2.1K 340 1 episode / week Avg Length 119 min Mar 2021
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10. Metalheads

Metalheads Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Terry and Xan present two solid hours of heavy metal music. This is a comprehensive look at metal locally, nationally, and internationally, featuring ...interviews with bands, album and show reviews, and news.more
mpr.nz/Shows/De..
1.8K 516 2 episodes / month Avg Length 110 min Nov 2020
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11. Forty six and 2 (The Friday at 5 edition)

Forty six and 2 (The Friday at 5 edition) Nelson, New Zealand
Matt and Maria start the weekend with some great rock music and the odd random track thrown in.
freshfm.net/Pro..
2.3K 263 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min Dec 2016
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12. Island Reggae Luau

Island Reggae Luau Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Aloha, my name is Antz and I want you to join me for an hour of some Hawaiian flavored reggae on my show Island Reggae Luau. I come from the islands o...f Hawaii in a small town on the North Shore of Oahu called Laie. Back in the islands, we have a different style of reggae that some call island reggae, Jawaiian, and other things.more
freefm.org.nz/P..
13.3K 678 1.6K 1 episode / month Avg Length 58 min Feb 2021
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13. Barangay New Zealand

Barangay New Zealand New Zealand
Barangay New Zealand is your Filipino home, away from home. We are your connection to the homeland. Tune in every Tuesday at 6 pm for an hour of Pinoy... music and information.more
freefm.org.nz/P..
9 678 1.6K 1 episode / day Avg Length 59 min Mar 2021
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14. Live Life Live with Daryl Shuttleworth

Live Life Live with Daryl Shuttleworth Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Daryl lives, eats, and breathes live music! Having witnessed close to 50 live worldwide acts, he now shares those experiences with you! Good weekly ya...rns whilst showcasing some of the best performances played in front of crowds of thousands of manic fans!more
radiosouthland...
2.1K 340 1 episode / week Avg Length 59 min Apr 2021
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15. Millsy Rocks

Millsy Rocks Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Rock and metal fans rejoice! Experienced broadcaster Carl Millsy Mills finally gets to play his favorite music every week with his own show on Radio S...outhland. Entertainment news from the world of rock and more!more
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1 episode / week Avg Length 119 min Apr 2021
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16. Folk On Sunday

Folk On Sunday Mitch and Robyn Park are a husband-and-wife team who have been going since 1996, playing a weekly program of music from near and far, land and sea, pa...st and present, town and country, with special emphasis on traditional folk songs that tell a story: ballads, shanties, blues, gospel, bluegrass, and contemporary songs of the British Isles, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, in English and Gaelic.more
radiokidnappers..
163 4 episodes / month Avg Length 53 min Mar 2021
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17. 360 Degrees 'Round Wazrock

360 Degrees 'Round Wazrock Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Warren Voight takes you on a musical journey across eras and genres, playing tracks from the famous and the not-so-famous and exploring the connection...s between the artists and their music. Swing, blues, rock, pop, and much much more, all on 360 Degrees 'Round Wazrock.more
oar.org.nz/360-deg..
3K 398 801 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min Nov 2020
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18. Kidnappers Ceilidh

Kidnappers Ceilidh Mitch Park brings us a show specializing in instrumental music from the dance traditions of the British Isles, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, an...d Europe: jigs, reels, strathspeys, flings, polkas, mazurkas, square dances, and so on - traditional and newly-composed tunes that continue to extend and develop the traditional forms.more
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4 episodes / month Avg Length 56 min Mar 2021
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19. The Jukebox Highway

The Jukebox Highway Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Local musician John Egenes hosts a hot-pickin' hour of roots, folk and country music along with news of local gigs and chats with guests from arou...nd the globe.more
oar.org.nz/the-juk..
477 37 801 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min Nov 2020
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20. Easy Jazz with John Redman

Easy Jazz with John Redman New Zealand
Meet John Redman - I'm a lover of all music genres, but since my childhood, I have enjoyed a greater feeling for easy listening jazz after being i...ntroduced to it by my mother. I have a large collection of music on CD covering music by big bands, smaller groups, solo artists, and vocalists. I introduce these into my Easy Jazz program on Radio Kidnappers. I warmly invite you to join me every Friday morning for a feast of the very best jazz.more
radiokidnappers..
937 41 1 episode / week Avg Length 117 min Mar 2021
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21. Mosh's Rocking Hour of Madness

Mosh's Rocking Hour of Madness Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
An hour in the hard rock mosh pit.
oar.org.nz/moshs-r..
3.2K 398 801 1 episode / month Avg Length 55 min Feb 2021
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22. Afrocaribbean Show

Afrocaribbean Show Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Tim presents an hour of African and African-influenced music, from Afro-beat to reggae and spoken-word pieces.
oar.org.nz/the-afr..
3K 398 801 1 episode / month Avg Length 56 min Nov 2020
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23. Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Want to hear more from your favourite female singers and songwriters? Music from the likes of the 80s goddess Sharon O'Neill to the contemporary s...ounds of Grimes. Music by women. Why wouldn't you?more
oar.org.nz/femme-f..
196 398 801 1 episode / week Avg Length 56 min Nov 2020
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24. MG's Country Show

MG's Country Show Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
MG plays his favourite country music and spins dedications. Tune in to listen to some melodious sounds !
oar.org.nz/mg-coun..
3.2K 398 801 2 episodes / month Avg Length 54 min Feb 2021
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25. Jazz Cafe

Jazz Cafe Tune in for your weekly dose of jazz music hosted by Lou McConnell. Proudly supported by: Rhubarb Café on Highgate and Harvest Café in the Harvest C...ourt Mallmore
oar.org.nz/jazz-cafe
4 episodes / month Avg Length 56 min Dec 2015
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26. Musical Montage

Musical Montage Nelson, New Zealand
Dagmar Felber has been producing the Musical Montage since 2008. Each week she brings you a fine range of eclectic music that includes old favorites a...nd discoveries. As an extension of this show, Dagmar has hosted some successful Musical Montage LIVE! dance parties.more
freshfm.net/Pro..
2.3K 263 1 episode / month Avg Length 60 min Nov 2020
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27. Friday Night Blues

Friday Night Blues Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
The Friday Night Blues Show is a trip through the wonderful world of the blues. Blues music comes in many styles and can be happy or sad, slow or fast..., loud or soft. I cover all these on each program through a wide range of artists, so you can't guess what's coming up often I don't know as well! I aim to get listeners interested in the blues or allow aficionados access to music that is not really broadcast through commercial radio. The real buzz I get out of this show is that I can let others enjoy my music.more
arrowfm.co.nz/prog..
1K 168 1 episode / day Avg Length 58 min Apr 2021
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28. Hugh's Featured Tracks

Hugh's Featured Tracks Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Sick of missing all our featured music tracks because you can't listen to them first thing on a weekday morning? Never fear we have a shiny new fe...ature to scratch that itch! Hugh's Featured Tracks is a quasi-weekly podcast comprised of all Hugh's featured tracks for the past week.more
mpr.nz/show/Featur..
1.8K 516 1 episode / day Avg Length 35 min Dec 2019
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29. Misadventures In Sound

Misadventures In Sound Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Let us take you on a journey. We'll tell stories and create connections with your new favorite sounds, including New Zealand faves and rarities. W...e're just two music geeks trying to make our way in the world, and we're taking you for a ride.more
oar.org.nz/misadve..
3K 398 801 1 episode / month Avg Length 57 min Nov 2020
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30. Bluesology

Bluesology Come along for the ride as Tony Nielsen celebrates the music of blues legends such as Little Walter, Robert Johnson, BB King, Paul Butterfield, Muddy ...Waters, Freddie King, Taj Mahal, Howlin' Wolf, and many more you get the picture?more
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8 episodes / quarter Avg Length 27 min Nov 2019
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31. Majesty of Darkness

Majesty of Darkness Nelson, New Zealand
A selection of the finest Heavy Metal, presented by His Majesty of Darkness.
freshfm.net/Pro..
2.3K 263 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 59 min Nov 2020
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32. Musical Confection

Musical Confection Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Ray Woodley, a local Palmerston North musician, and musical personality present a mixed bag of musical all sorts each week. Each show is put together ...around a common theme, from simple variety programs and 1 song, 2 artists compilations, to songs about the moon.more
mpr.nz/show/Musica..
1.8K 516 7 episodes / quarter Avg Length 28 min Nov 2020
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33. Connor's Hits

Connor's Hits Join Connor as he plays his favorite tracks from across the decades. Rock, Pop, and other great music!
accessradio.org..
1 episode / week Avg Length 27 min Feb 2021
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34. GS Presents

GS Presents Waikanae, New Zealand
Graham Stevens presents a mixture of show music and great melodies.
coastaccessradi..
1.2K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 60 min Feb 2021
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35. 60s Nostalgia

60s Nostalgia Travel back to the greatest decade of music ever. Songs you haven't heard for a while or maybe never before. Tune in and be surprised.
arrowfm.co.nz/prog..
4 episodes / month Avg Length 62 min Apr 2021
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36. The Mix Tape with Shane

The Mix Tape with Shane Shane plays great tracks from the 50s, 60, and 70s.
oar.org.nz/the-mix..
2 episodes / month Avg Length 55 min Mar 2020
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37. Audio Archive

Audio Archive New Zealand
Matt and Eddie bring you a mix of everything from their extensive vinyl vaults.
mpr.nz/Shows/De..
1 episode / week Avg Length 54 min
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38. Vinyl Vault

Vinyl Vault Say what you like, music just sounds better at 33rpm. Join Steve as he trawls through his record collection to bring you the best from the late '6...0s and the '70s. Well-known and not-so-well-known songs from the likes the Beatles, the Doors, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Allman Brothers, and many more, spinning from the decks of OAR FM.more
oar.org.nz/the-vin..
1 episode / month Avg Length 56 min Jun 2020
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39. Pull Up to the Bumper

Pull Up to the Bumper Join Tina Turntables as she revs up your Thursday drive home, spinning the wheels of steel with music from black, white, and indigenous womxn of color.... Spanning all genres and eras, from the godmothers of modern music to the wahine of today.more
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722 17 episodes / year Avg Length 57 min Feb 2021
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40. Ceol and Craic

Ceol and Craic New Zealand
Leon, an Irish ex-pat living in NZ, brings you his fortnightly Irish-themed show featuring plenty of banter and his love for Irish music!
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3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 58 min Mar 2021
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41. New Zealand Music

New Zealand Music Waikanae, New Zealand
Todd Zaner or Hannah Simpson explores NZ Music, principally from NZ on Air.
coastaccessradi..
1.2K 1 episode / day Avg Length 30 min Sep 2019
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42. 95bFM: Caveman Noise

95bFM: Caveman Noise Auckland, New Zealand
TWO HOURS OF ABSOLUTE BULLSHIT 1AM - 3AM MONDAY MORNINGS
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18.5K 19.3K 11.8K Jan 2020
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43. New Music Podcast

New Music Podcast Auckland, New Zealand
Interviews with artists from around the world - often timed to align with their newest album releases. Hosted by New Zealand-based American Marty Duda....more
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5.9K 1.7K 2.9K Sep 2020
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44. Kiwi Music Podcast

Kiwi Music Podcast Auckland, New Zealand
Check out the Kiwi Music Podcast to catch up on the latest on the local scene, from indie darlings like The Beths to beloved vets such as Don McGlasha...n. Hosted by Marty Duda.more
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5.3K 1.7K 2.9K Sep 2020
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45. CACOPHONY! the Metal Radio Show.

CACOPHONY! the Metal Radio Show. Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Cacophony is a Heavy Metal Radio Show Broadcast on RDU98.5FM, Christchurch, New Zealand every Tuesday Night local time [10 am-12 pm UTC]. We play at l...east 25% NZ Metal Music, all Genres of New & Old Metal, and Listeners Requests.more
podomatic.com/podc..
593 26 Aug 2020
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46. Nico Nz Podcast

Nico Nz Podcast Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
Tune in now and have a listen to the Nico Nz Podcast.
soundcloud.com/niconz
305 1 episode / year Avg Length 14 min Feb 2016
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47. COUNTRY ROADS

COUNTRY ROADS New Zealand
Welcome to COUNTRY-ROADS (NZ): I'm Sweetpea and I am dedicated to playing all types of Country Music. These podcasts featured consist of Tradition...al Country, Country Rock, and Indie Artists. Plus, from time to time, I will throw in a twist of other music. Music is sourced from all over the planet.more
spreaker.com/show/..
May 2017
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48. UnSung NZ Podcast

UnSung NZ Podcast New Zealand
Documenting the heart, soul, and minds behind the songs that made New Zealand music what it is today. join in now and have a listen to the podcast.
unsungnz.podbean.com
44 Aug 2020
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49. From Rags to Riffs

From Rags to Riffs Nelson, New Zealand
Learn about the history of popular music genres with Will Sowerby. Rags to Riffs will cover a new genre every episode and feature music from key art...ists who helped define its sound.more
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2.3K 263 Nov 2020
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50. Idea Radio

Idea Radio Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
IDEA clients (people with learning disabilities) in Southland have been excitedly producing this weekly talk and pop rock music show for almost a deca...de! Join them as they take turns sharing their favourite songs and perspectives!more
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2.1K 340 Apr 2021
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51. Golden Sounds of Stage and Screen

Golden Sounds of Stage and Screen Otago, New Zealand
Well-known film projectionist Russell Campbell plays music from the stage and screen.
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Dec 2016
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52. Best of Bluegrass with Trevor Ruffell

Best of Bluegrass with Trevor Ruffell Trevor Ruffell plays a weekly feast of country bluegrass music.
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925 41 Feb 2021
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53. The Listening Room

The Listening Room The Listening Room is a welcoming space for lovers of classical music. Listen as Ken Young, 2020 Mozart Fellow at the University of Otago, introduces ...a varied suite of classical pieces. Thanks to the School of Performing Arts, University of Otago.more
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781 Jun 2020
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54. Kiwi Collections

Kiwi Collections Kiwi Collections is dedicated to New Zealand music. Nat will play a range of music old, new, classics, hits from the past, and a few obscure tracks al...l for your listening pleasure. Join Nat each week for a Kiwi sound sensation.more
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925 41 Mar 2021
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55. I Know Casper

I Know Casper I Know Casper - assorted R& B, Soul, Funk, and Electronic music.
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1K 168
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56. Outer Limits

Outer Limits Waikanae, New Zealand
A sixty-minute journey through the musical universe, hosted by James Eaton.
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1.2K Feb 2021
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57. Citizen's Brass

Citizen's Brass Everybody loves to hear a brass band play marches and hymns, but they can play so much more than just those. Tune into Citizen's Brass every week ...to hear a great variety of brass band music with Norma Saturdays at 7 pm and repeated on Sundays at 10 pmmore
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Mar 2021
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58. Just Country

Just Country Waikanae, New Zealand
Lawrie Copp hosts a program of mainly 1930s through to 1970s classic country songs and stories. These older recordings are more authentic in origin an...d style than the modern songs of today. They have more appeal in listening enjoyment, with the real feel of country and western style. He covers trucking songs, yodeling, brilliant instrumentalists, and songs for over 50s that remember great music.more
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1.2K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 29 min Feb 2021
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New Zealand Music Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering New Zealand Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
ZM Podcast Network zmonline.com 165
Radio Hauraki spreaker.com 139
Ken Morrison radiokidnappers.org.nz 53
95bFM 95bfm.com 19
Dean Williamson plainsfm.org.nz 17
Arrow FM arrowfm.co.nz 16
Free FM accessradio.org 16
Fresh FM freshfm.net 16
Garry Thomas plainsfm.org.nz 16
Carl Mills radiosouthland.org.nz 16
Tony Nielsen accessradio.org 16
Noel Parry radiosouthland.org.nz 16
Mitch and Robyn Park radiokidnappers.org.nz 16
Daryl Shuttleworth radiosouthland.org.nz 15
MPR - Manawatu People's Radio mpr.nz 15
Lou McConnell oar.org.nz 14
Free FM freefm.org.nz 13
John Egenes oar.org.nz 12
Pulzar FM & Anthemz spreaker.com 11
Tom Harper spreaker.com 10
Tina Turntables oar.org.nz 9
John Redman radiokidnappers.org.nz 8
Coast Access Radio coastaccessradio.org.nz 8
Connor accessradio.org 7
MG oar.org.nz 7
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