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Otago Access Radio – The Voice of Your Community

OAR FM is your station – Dunedin people making programmes by, for and about the people of Dunedin and Otago. You can listen live, catch up on podcasts, tell us about community events or find out about making your own radio show.

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Nov
24
Fri
4:00 pm Youth Zone Fridays
Youth Zone Fridays
Nov 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth Zone Fridays
Jodie, Karl, Caitlin, Larissa and Courtney bring you the latest in local events, music, and interviews (with special guests) alternating with Brin, Tyla, Sujata and Sofia. Click here for more! Listen to Previous Episodes
6:00 pm Dr Glam and Demelza’s Inflammabl...
Dr Glam and Demelza’s Inflammabl...
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dr Glam and Demelza's Inflammable Spandex Cafe
Imagine yourself in the middle of a dark ocean. The only thing you hear is a distant Morse code over a retro beat. A silky voice asks, “Are you my mother?” The sparkly lights get closer. There’s people drinking coffee, vodka and fluffy ducks. They’re chatting and laughing. “Where did you get that lame boob ... Read more
7:00 pm Blip In The System
Blip In The System
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blip In The System
The alternative strikes back! Seeking intrepid listeners from Otago and all over the galaxy. Tune into Blip in the System on Fridays at 6pm for an eclectic mix of alternative sounds from the past, present, and future . . . with the odd shooting star. Blip In the System – Fridays at 6 on 105.4FM ... Read more
8:00 pm The Vinyl Vault
The Vinyl Vault
Nov 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 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 ’60s 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 ... Read more
9:00 pm The Afro-Caribbean Show
The Afro-Caribbean Show
Nov 24 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Afro-Caribbean Show
Tim presents an hour of African and African-influenced music, from Afro-beat to reggae and spoken-word pieces. Click here for more! Listen to Previous Episodes
11:00 pm BBC World Service
BBC World Service
Nov 24 @ 11:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 7:00 am
BBC World Service
The BBC World Service is the world’s largest international broadcaster, broadcasting news, speech and discussions in 29 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, FM and MW relays. The English language service broadcasts 24 hours a day. Visit the BBC World Service website!
Nov
25
Sat
10:00 am Democracy Now! on Saturday
Democracy Now! on Saturday
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Democracy Now! on Saturday
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the ... Read more
11:00 am Arty Farty Hour
Arty Farty Hour
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Arty Farty Hour
Join local artist Ron Esplin as he explores the world of art, digging up facts, busting a few myths and talking with guests from a wide range of backgrounds in the arts. From a step-by-step guide to watercolour painting to an art clinic, the Arty Farty Hour gives you a chance to indulge your creative ... Read more
12:00 pm Wireless Books
Wireless Books
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Wireless Books
Nothing can replace the pleasure of turning the pages of the written book. Wireless Books explores our city’s rich literary heritage, talking with people who are passionate about the printed word, and celebrating the Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute’s fascinating local history. Join Christine and Beth every second Saturday for reviews and discussion about books ... Read more
1:00 pm The Library Mix
The Library Mix
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Library Mix
The latest news and events from our Dunedin Public Libraries, and music from the libraries’ extensive collection. www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz           Click here for more! Listen to Previous Episodes